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In the battle between Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) and the UK-based the Sage Group for the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment, technology choices will be a major factor.
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Anatomy of a Technology Selection
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: and populate the Scorecard database. Manage the financial risk associated with a subset of customers whose markets are highly volatile and subject to seasonal cash flow issues. Automated Credit Limit controls can be set for groups of customers and hierarchies of customer groups with pre-programmed seasonal expansion and contraction. In summary, information technology deployment success is dependent on many factors that are not directly related to the technology or the ability to install it. Those factors
Making Technology Pay
The one thing you can count on today in business is change, whether it’s customers, business models, or the pace of business. To manage change, companies rely on technology. But the most effective management control and optimization of company performance can be achieved only if you have the right systems. Discover how an integrated system can help you manage data and make better decisions, for a more successful company.
: Making Technology Pay Making Technology Pay Source: Anglia Business Solutions Document Type: White Paper Description: The one thing you can count on today in business is change, whether it’s customers, business models, or the pace of business. To manage change, companies rely on technology. But the most effective management control and optimization of company performance can be achieved only if you have the right systems. Discover how an integrated system can help you manage data and make better
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: Aligning Information Technology with Corporate Strategy Aligning Information Technology with Corporate Strategy Olin Thompson - April 5, 2006 Read Comments Introduction The role of information technology (IT) includes supporting corporate strategy. However, for many enterprises, connecting IT initiatives to corporate strategy has proven to be a challenge. Enterprise software vendor Intentia offers a tool that links the two, by way of key performance indicators and best practices. For better understanding
Business Process Simulation Technology from Lanner
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Through Knowledge Base Technology Selections Deliver Value
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Using Web Technology for Competitive Advantage
A typical manufacturing business today is faced with countless business challenges: domestic and global competition; high sensitivity to economic cycles; rising labor, materials and energy costs to name just a few. To combat today’s challenges manufacturers can easily and affordably leverage the web for internal efficiency gains, enhanced customer service, and increased sales.
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