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IFS Bucking the Trends - Part 1
IFS is a public business software company (listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange) founded in 1983 with headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden and with US$362

search trends  (IEE) UI, Enterprise Applications Search (EAS), and other enhancements to the user experience are continuing to garner strong adoption, which in turn is driving the upgrade business . New functional components, such as  Eco-footprint Management , are also showing strong interest with both new and established customers. In many instances, the adoption is driven not as much as from these customers fully utilizing the eco-footprint functionality, but rather from knowing that when regulations require it

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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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search trends  firms because, unlike most search engines and job boards, social recruiting strategies promote transparent, two-way communication between an employer and job seeker. Pros Helps companies position their brands by targeting workers more dynamically than a job board posting allows Increases candidate response rate Allows companies to research on all publically posted information of potential candidates Cons If used improperly can actually tarnish a company’s reputation Is only as good as the effort a Read More

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McCormick and Schmick's Restaurants Gains New Insight into Dining Trends and Financial Performance with IBM Cognos Express


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