Case Study: IAP Worldwide Services

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IAP, a support services provider to the US Department of Defense and other federal customers, had to address the increasing challenges of forecasting and budgeting. Its old financial system required time-intensive data entry and lacked the functionality for detailed resource planning and reporting. Of all business analytics products, IAP found Cognos TM1 offered the speed, agility, and Web-based functionality it needed.

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Usability as an ERP Selection Criteria

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