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Project Portfolio Management: Leveraging the Microsoft Platform to Reduce TCO and Maximize ROI

Source: Tenrox
A common pain many business managers experience is the proliferation of spreadsheet-based reports and tracking. Disconnected or manually integrated systems, unapproved data, and wild e-mail exchange leads to an environment that is ripe for errors, fraud, and control weakness. Employing a system that works in conjunction with legacy systems, and provides policy and rule-based time and expense entry with audit support capabilities can ameliorate the pain and create a compliance-enabled environment.


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