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   Wednesday February 3, 2010 | Spotlight on Industry Observation | Vol.3 Issue 14
The Global Construction Industry: Challenges, Outlook, and Market Trends

Goods times or bad, the construction industry is a global giant: $5 trillion in output, 100 million employees worldwide, and 10 percent of the planet's GDP. Today, TEC's Principal Analyst PJ Jakovljevic offers his analysis of the industry's current challenges, outlook, and market trends—including models to improve communication between construction project participants.

Also in today's Newsletter…

We all know the population is aging, but here's a shocking statistic: by 2050, people over 80 will be America's single biggest demographic group. How will the graying of the workforce impact a business's succession planning? TEC Analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu looks at this issue, and asks you, our reader, to offer some feedback.


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Avalara and Pronto Software Join to Expand Global Reach of SaaS Tax Solutions

Melbourne -- Pronto Software, an Australian developer of enterprise software solutions, has announced an Alliance Partnership agreement with Avalara, a US provider of Web-based sales tax automation solutions for businesses of all sizes. The agreement will enable Pronto Software customers to manage end-to-end sales tax calculation, compliance, and exemption certificate management through integration with Avalara's AvaTax service.

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