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Zuora Launches Z-Finance for the Subscription Economy
Zuora announces the launch of Z-Finance for subscription businesses. Zuora’s solution is built on a unique framework to address the shortcomings of traditional

annual percentage rate  calculate subscription metrics like annual percentage rate (APR) and true cash value (TCV)—can your financial package can do this for you?

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The ROI of Your Labor Force


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annual percentage rate  more intense. PwC Saratoga's annual study results show that workforce productivity, as measured by metrics comparing labor costs with revenue, increased in 2007. Labor costs as a percentage of revenue dropped to 28 percent, the lowest level since 2005. At the same time, revenue per full-time employee (FTE) grew to $355,358, an increase of almost 8% over 2006. These productivity figures suggest company leaders are successfully managing their workforce investment. Labor costs are the single biggest expense Read More

Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary


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annual percentage rate  What is the plant's annual labor turnover rate for the most recent year?   All Plants U.S. Canada (N) 911 775 136 Median 8.0% 8.0% 6.0% Average 13.1% 13.0% 13.7% 75th Percentile 3.0% 3.0% 3.3% 25th Percentile 15.0% 15.0% 12.1% Employment was generally on the rise in 2006 vs. 2005, as were expectations for employment in 2007 vs. 2006: 58% of plants report increasing employment in 2006, and 22% report that employment levels remained the same; 61% of plants anticipate employment increases in 2007, and 24% Read More

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annual percentage rate  rate, noticed in its annual report issued in February (see TEC article Advertising Makes It Up in Volume ), continues. The average CPM dropped sixteen cents from $33.75 to $33.59; on a percentage basis that was about half the decrease of the previous quarter. Simultaneously, the number of sites seeking advertising rose from 3792 to 4070; this translates into adding one new site that accepts ads every eight hours. An unexpected result came from examining the history of surfers who had gotten to an Read More

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annual percentage rate  somehow maintain its near-200% annual growth rate). However, we believe Linux will continue to be in the top three in market share of shipping Oses. We also believe this announcement will allow Red Hat to increase its percentage of the Linux market. Overall, this is positive for current and potential Red Hat Linux users. Read More

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annual percentage rate  during Explore 2000, its annual user conference that took place in Nashville, TN from May 15 to May 17. Following are the excerpts from some pertinent company's press releases. On May 16, Commerce One and QAD announced their intention to form an alliance to deliver access and integration to mid-market and multinational manufacturers in QAD's target vertical markets through the Commerce One BuySite e-procurement application and Commerce One MarketSite Global Trading Portal. Commerce One and QAD expect to Read More

International Institute for Analytics


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annual percentage rate  after attending a vendor's annual user conference, in this case the  QAD Explore 2008 in Orlando, Florida (US) last month. This is not to imply that there was nothing there to write home about either. Quite the contrary, the multiple-day event was, well, eventful for market observers and hundreds of QAD 's global customers from both an official (announcements, product demos, etc.) and a fun (food, booze & entertainment) viewpoint. While all of the recorded keynote and breakout sessions can be seen Read More

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SAP Running Simple to Be a Cool Vendor


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annual percentage rate  has announced at its annual user conference, InfusionCon 2013, the  2013 Spring Release  of its product. The version introduces new features that support social engagement, sales productivity, and marketing campaigns. Key features include: Sales Productivity Tools such as My Day —support the organization of sales processes and quote creation Social Media Campaign GroSocial   application —allows users to create social campaigns on Facebook. GroSocial can be accessed directly from Infusionsoft's Read More