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   Monday November 10, 2008 | Spotlight on Software Selection | Issue 2606
A Lighthearted Look at Software Selection

Now that all the wringing of hands and gnashing of teeth that comes along with a US presidential election is finally over, we thought you could use a little comic relief.

Here, then, are three lighthearted, tongue-planted-firmly-in-cheek looks at enterprise software—two that view software selection from, well, let's just say, unusual angles, and one that pokes gentle fun at the often mind-bending language of white papers.

Why Selecting Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Is Like Planning Your Wedding  If selecting an ERP solution is like planning a wedding, are you headed for happiness ever after, or a quick trip to the divorce lawyer?

Software Selection, Mafia-style  If the Godfather needed, oh, I don't know, a CRM solution to keep track of his "business associates," how exactly would he go about selecting it?

White Papers—Not so Black and White  Ever notice that IT white papers usually contain a group of buzzwords that the vendor might, just might, be using to try and bamboozle you?

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Feature White Papers
CRM Built for Sales
Sterling Commerce, an AT&T company Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers
Microsoft Business Solutions 4 Essential Components for Successful Sales
SAP Giving Trade Companies a Fast Start: SAP Business All-in-One Fast-start Program
Getting Back to Selling
APC The Seven Types of Power Problems
IT Security The Complete Guide to Securing Your Small Business
Everest Software Inc. From QuickBooks to ERP: A Road Map for Growing Small Businesses
Market News

Beverage Manufacturer Satisfies Thirst for Integrated Processes, Reliable Data with DEACOM

WAYNE, PAOctober 29, 2008 – Deacom, Inc. (www.deacom.net) today announced that JUS-MADE LP, a quality manufacturer and distributor of frozen beverages and juices, has licensed the DEACOM Integrated Accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software System to integrate all of its business processes in a single software solution.

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Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Webcasts / Webinars
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Momentum Webcast: Financial Management and Business Intelligence Solutions for a High-Performance Workplace
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Microsoft Register
Momentum Webcast: The Power of Choice with Microsoft CRM
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Microsoft Register
QAD Enterprise Applications 2008
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ERP Vendor Shootout
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