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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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Prophet 21 First Quarter Revenues Suffer But Pipeline Grows
Will Prophet 21’s dogged commitment to its Trading Partner Connect initiative bring it success or ruin?

compound ror  revenues advance at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 50% and higher, which would net to more than 500% over five years, Prophet 21's total revenues exhibit a rate of just 95% over the past five years. Fiscal 2000 was especially deflating for the Pennsylvania-based vendor, bringing it the lowest license revenues in those five years. Y2K concerns might have been a valid excuse in the past, but CEO Charles Boyle once again cited it as a reason for this quarter's lackluster results. In fact, though,

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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compound ror  2010, a 21 percent compound annual growth rate. As CRM has expanded to encompass elements of collaboration and Web 2.0-style engagement, the software tools to support it have grown and become more diverse as well. Today, buyers have the luxury of choosing from a vast selection of products to help develop and nurture customer relationships. &8226; Broadly defined, CRM encompasses everything companies use to manage customer relationships, including capture and analysis of customer information and analytics Read More

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compound ror  stably at a 2012–2016 compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6% in the coming years, while upgrades, mergers, restructuring, and divestures will drive the IT solution market. QAD Enterprise Applications helps customers meet local accounting and industry regulations with its support for local Chinese capabilities that include financial statements in Chinese, support for the Golden Tax Project, a national mandate to improve compliance with China’s value added tax (VAT) laws, foreign exchange Read More

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compound ror  ROI of Your Labor Force Infor WFM Workbrain gives you that ability. Designed to automate and standardize the time and labor processes for large, distributed enterprises, the solution features a broad set of workforce management processes deployed on a field-proven, enterprise-class open architecture. With Infor WFM Workbrain, you have the web-based tools you need to empower employees with self-service capabilities and enable your management team to make fact-based decisions in real time. Source: Infor Read More

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compound ror  electronic devices (e.g semiconductors; compound semiconductors; media devices; electromechanical components; displays; etc.), and 4) other products and services. Lately, software and services have become the largest of Fujitsu's four main business groups, generating $16.8 billion (USD) in revenues for fiscal 2003, which was 43.8% of Fujitsu's overall revenue. For the first time, this group generated nearly 10% more in revenue than the hardware platforms group with $13.4 billion (USD) or 34.9% of total Read More

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compound ror  was Asia with a compound annual growth rate of over 80 percent from 1997 to 2000. The European market has also provided a steady performance for the vendor even during recent years of economic decline. EXE Challenges Still, despite its promising genesis and despite the fact that geographic diversification should have better insulated EXE against local economic downturns, the vendor has failed to grow its business significantly in the several years following the merger. Total revenue more than tripled Read More

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