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Exact has established a global infrastructure and network of offices offering direct support, sales and services, with the aim of providing customers a

global corporate strategy sap  multinationals. By increasing its global network, and its standard front- and back-office solutions and a real-time infrastructure, Exact has bolstered its position to acquire new multinational customers creating further opportunities for cross-selling to the affiliates of its customers in other countries. Toshiba , Culligan , Siemens , Phillips , Alltech Biotech , Hitachi , PADI Worldwide , and so on, are examples of these types customers. They are a bunch of scattered, international, small fish

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Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) and performance management applications enable real-time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. These applications provide users with valuable insights into key operating information to quickly identify business problems and opportunities. Users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that ultimately support business decisions. These tools prevent the potential loss of knowledge within the enterprise that results from massive information accumulation that is not readily accessible or in a usable form. It is an umbrella term that ties together other closely related data disciplines including data mining, statistical analysis, forecasting, and decision support. 

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Experiencing a Different Corporate Culture at QAD Explore 2008


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global corporate strategy sap  hundreds of QAD 's global customers from both an official (announcements, product demos, etc.) and a fun (food, booze & entertainment) viewpoint. While all of the recorded keynote and breakout sessions can be seen here , the event revolved around the following major themes and highlights: Human Engineering This topic starts with the latest user interface (UI) enhancements based on harnessing Microsoft .NET Framework (while the relationship with Progress Software on the business logic and server side as Read More

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Since its founding in 1999, Emptoris has evolved into a world leader in strategic supply, category spend, and enterprise contract management solutions, and was recently acquired by IBM. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close-up look at the functionality—and at telecom expense management (TEM) in particular—that makes Emptoris solutions a success among Forbes Global 2000 companies.

global corporate strategy sap  info, VSM provides a global category master and ensures consistency across solutions. A single virtual supplier master makes it easier to drill down into contract and spend data and gain actionable insights. With no single master record (or repository), it is hard to track activity with multiple vendors with multiple records. In this all-too-common situation there is no validation of vendors, there are no consolidated views of spend per vendor, and companies are unable to properly diversify their supply Read More

Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability


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global corporate strategy sap  This framework has a global perspective which has implications for the organization, tools, and processes to effectively deliver a service strategy Risk Management Solutions to Drive the Efficient Frontier Balancing the trade-offs among revenue, cost, and service is challenging because of escalating service expectations, complexity of the service supply chain, and, as mentioned before, the high degree of uncertainty associated with service events. The results of the planning decisions are best expressed Read More

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global corporate strategy sap  Strategy Real How can management communicate the organization’s strategy effectively and assure that the entire organization has bought into it and is aligned with it? Business performance optimization systems are an important tool for success. By using business performance optimization systems, employees are empowered to confidently make timely, strategically-aligned decisions based upon facts, not intuition or corporate politics. See how. Read More

Global Software


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