In parallel with your strategic efforts to transform the 'people' and 'process' areas of your business,
'technology' must also be reevaluated in light of the new requirements of global business. The reality is that
the dynamics of legacy supply chain processes, ERP systems and incumbent business relationships make it
difficult to adapt to these international realities and new competitive landscape. A new breed of cost-effective,
highly configurable and real-time collaboration solutions is needed…
Transform Your Supply Chain with Vecco Allegro
The Allegro suite of business network solutions are built on Vecco's Collaborative Application
Framework (CAF). CAF is a cloud-based business solutions platform designed to rapidly address the problems
of a complex multi-tier supply chain in dynamic, time-critical business environments.
At the heart of this complex network are the business processes that create your competitive distinction and
generate value for all partners. CAF's
powerful business process engine orchestrates a rich set of components and services to deliver innovative
collaborative processes that can produce time-based competitive advantage.
CAF's service-oriented, business model driven architecture allows for the development of tailored applications
through configuration rather than custom code. CAF is an open, standards-based platform which requires no
software or hardware investment from business partners. The business-ready integration framework provides
a lightweight enterprise service bus to quickly integrate with your existing infrastructure as well as those
of your trading partners.
The benefit of the Allegro Collaborative Application Framework is that it takes less time to build and deploy
new business processes, and adapt them to your entire trading network. You'll quickly solve complex problems
at a lower cost while being able to rapidly sense, respond and capitalize on the constant changes in your
Key features of CAF:
- Configuration across all levels of the architecture. All elements of the solution,
such as user interfaces, access rights, security schemas, information model, business logic and
interoperability are completely configurable. Read more…
- Extensible plug-and-play Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). CAF components are designed
to communicate as loosely coupled services, enabling built-in and plug-in orchestration of many disparate
computing services. This provides for accommodating a wide variety of supply chain models and partner
capabilities into a common definition of the business process semantics. Read more…
- Business Process Engine. The Business Process Engine controls the overall workflow and
orchestrates a rich set of components and services to deliver innovative collaborative processes. All business
process logic, information entities, usage patterns and deployment templates are fully reusable. Vecco
facilitates continuous improvement through knowledge-based business process engineering, building on
previously acquired experiences.
- Intelligent Agents. Vecco's Intelligent Agents
are designed for extending business logic, business policies and supply chain constraints, as well as for
trading protocols and agreements between work partners. This enables fast changes, without having to bring the collaborative
process down to implement them. It also facilitates nondeterministic, event-driven workflow, while preserving
the context and rules of the trading relationships.
- Affordable interoperability. CAF's business-ready integration framework supports
the leading open, interoperability standards through its configuration templates. This provides a
highly-configurable, plug-n-play environment for real-time information sharing for any participant,
anywhere in the end-to-end supply chain.
- Scalable and reliable platform. CAF was conceived and developed for mission-critical
applications with 24/7, 99.99% uptime requirements. The flexible services architecture allows seamless,
automated and unlimited scaling across different platforms and environments.