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Advanced Front Office Lean with Business Modeler Software
When part of an enterprise software environment, business modeler software can reduce training costs, prevent errors, and minimize non-value added work. And if

front office automation  Front Office Lean with Business Modeler Software Originally published - June 25, 2007 Lean disciplines may have originated on the shop floor; but, they can also be applied in the front office and this is where the next frontier of productivity gains will take place. Growth in outsourcing and the shortening of product life cycles mean that more and more value is added to a product in the front office. Engineer-to-order and project-centric businesses, in particular, are vulnerable to efficiency

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PPM for Professional Services Automation

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Professional services automation (PSA) refers to a system designed to streamline and track resources, projects, portfolios, revenues, and the costs of professional services organizations (PSOs), which provide billable services to their clients. Consequently, PPM for PSA provides both the high-level monitoring of project portfolios as business investments and automates the project-specific functionality of time, billing, expense reporting, opportunity management, and resource management, linking back office functionality with the PSO’s portfolio of projects. 

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Microsoft's Dynamic New Approach to Professional Services Automation


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