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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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extranet landing  Enabling End-to-End Supply Chains (from Manufacturer to Retail Shelf) RedPrairie Corporation is an Alpharetta, Georgia, United States (US)–based provider of best of breed supply chain execution (SCE), workforce and all-channel retail solutions. Many of the world’s leading businesses rely on RedPrairie solutions to streamline and expedite the flow of goods from raw materials into the hands of the consumer. RedPrairie was founded in 1975 as McHugh Freeman & Associates , a consulting and Read More

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extranet landing  via the intranet or extranet environment. The enterprise''s own personnel, suppliers, customers or any other third party can see the information. To recap, Trace Engine assists in creating a more collaborative environment, not only internally within user''s own organization, but also with all the stakeholders in the supply chain. Lawson Trace Engine Architecture In simplified terms, Lawson Trace Engine extracts data from several source systems (ERP, warehousing management system [WMS], etc.), whereby the Read More

Do You Need a Content Management System?


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extranet landing  published across an intranet, extranet, or the Internet. Where does content management come from? Currently, information, communication, and digital networks have made a major impact. In this society, there is much information available. A company needs to acquire and structure information that exists both within and outside of its own four walls. Where does this need for information or this need for content come from? It can be said that the buzzword of this era is content . Before content, the hype of Read More

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Check Point Leads Firewall Market


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Microsoft's Dynamic New Approach to Professional Services Automation


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Business Intelligence and Database Management Services


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extranet landing  over the intranet, the extranet, or the World Wide Web. The BI team has over ten years of experience with various database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in industry tools like Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and SQL Server Reporting Services. It has also worked with open-source BI solutions like JasperReports, and aims to fulfill the exacting requirements of any Read More

Enterprise Content Management: It Is More Than Just Web Content Management


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