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   Wednesday October 29, 2008 | Spotlight on Small to midsized business | Issue 2601
SMBs: Building a More Efficient, Profitable, and Competitive Operation

Today's newsletter is for companies like yours: the small to midsized businesses (SMBs) that are the backbone of the economy. We know it's a hard slog right now. The business climate is tough and getting tougher.

But today you have an advantage you didn't have before—you have access to software solutions that, until recently, were beyond the reach of SMBs. To help you weather these difficult economic times, and emerge from them even stronger, here are five IT articles and white papers that show you the way to a more efficient, more competitive, and more profitable business operation.

From QuickBooks to ERP: A Road Map for Growing Small Businesses
If you've outgrown your basic accounting and spreadsheet programs, it's time for an enterprise software solution that will take your business to the next level.

Outsourcing for SMBs without Compromising Your Sanity
Big corporations routinely take advantage of the economic opportununities presented by outsourcing, and so can you. Here's what you need to know.

How Project Portfolio Management Can Deal a Winning Hand to the SMB Project Manager
PPM helps you maximize the effectiveness of company projects and the allocation of company resources—and thanks to the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, PPM is now a solution you can easily afford.

SMBs Must Eliminate Information Silos to Improve the Customer Experience
Improving the customer experience is one of many challenges facing SMBs. Here's a market report that shows you where SMBs are, where they need to be, and the tools available to help them make the transition.

"Gentler" Giant's Success in Reaching Out to the "Little Guys"
When Oracle, long known for catering to the largest corporations, makes a determined effort to get your business, you know the times they are a changing. Get the story here.

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Feature White Papers
Vendor Guru 5 Tips for Saving Money on Your Business Phone System
Meridian Knowledge Solutions How to Develop, Maintain, and Support a Quality Management and Development Process
FalconStor Software TOTALLY Open Disaster Recovery
QAD Performance Made Competitive: Driving Business Value with an ERP Upgrade
Microsoft Business Solutions Maintaining Stock in Branch Locations
IFS Fast-track ERP Implementation: Advice from the Field
Tidal Software Automate to Optimize: The Foundation for Data Center Efficiency
Qualys Winning the PCI Compliance Battle
Market News

Deacom Creates Online Format for ERP Software Training Courses

Wayne, PA – Deacom, Inc. (www.deacom.net), the producer of the DEACOM integrated accounting and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software system for building component, modular building, and batch process manufacturers, introduces an online version of its business software training program, DEACOM University. Using the Web-based platform, DEACOM University will reintroduce its live group courses, beginning with DEACOM Financial Statements on November 19 and 20.

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Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Webcasts / Webinars
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