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Adapting to the New Retail Market
The current market is asking retailers some difficult questions@ones their existing processes and tools can’t answer. It takes a mix of science, retail

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Infor’s Acquisition of PeopleAnswers Foregrounds Big Data Behavioral Analysis of Employees


Infor has announced the acquisition of PeopleAnswers, a company specializing in predictive talent analytics. PeopleAnswers’ application maps the behavioral DNA of organizations by analyzing 39 behavioral traits to reveal behaviors that drive success—as understood by each company.

apa science directorate  Acquisition of PeopleAnswers Foregrounds Big Data Behavioral Analysis of Employees Infor has announced the acquisition of PeopleAnswers, a company specializing in predictive talent analytics. The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Founded in 2001, PeopleAnswers developed a cloud-based (multitenant software-as-a-service [SaaS]) solution meant to help companies with employee selection, retention, and succession planning. PeopleAnswers’ application maps the behavioral DNA of Read More

Know Thy Market Segment's Price Response


Since no variable can influence margins as much as pricing, almost all companies need to approach the management of selling prices, discretionary discounts, and potential price increases with the same firmness they use to manage manufacturing and procurement costs.

apa science directorate  the use of production capacity, or reduce the risk associated with new product launches. Quantitative, systematic, optimized pricing can then mean survival or not, as depicted in the well-known (by now almost classic) McKinsey & Co . report from 2003 titled The Power of Pricing . A price rise of 1 percent, at constant volumes of sale and costs, should generate an 8 percent increase in operating profits, which is 50 percent greater than the impact of a decrease of 1 percent in variable costs (that is, Read More

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CAXA is the largest domestic provider of computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions in China. The company's suite of CAD/CAM products and PLM solutions are designed to address the complete spectrum of product life cycle requirements-from early conceptual design, detailed design, process planning, and shop-floor management to post-sale services.There are more than 200,000 seats of CAXA installed at locations throughout China, including 35 CAXA regional sales and service offices, 300 training centers, and 300 business partners. More than 1,200 domestic universities and vocational schools use CAXA for training courses. CAXA is also the standard testing tool for many government-sponsored certificate programs.CAXA's customer base consists of manufacturing, assembly, and tooling enterprises in the equipment, heavy machinery, automotive, aerospace, and defense industries. Customers include Haier, Lenovo, First Automotive Works (FAW), Shengu, Yantai Moon, Beijing Petroleum Machinery, Xi'an Aero-engine, QiQihar First Machine Toolworks, Dalian Locomotive & Roll Stock Works, Huanghai Bus, and Yunma Aircraft.Headquartered in Beijing Zhongguancun Science Park-China's Silicon Valley-the company is led by its Chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Dr. Yi Lei. The company's international operation, IronCAD-located in Atlanta, Georgia (US), and led by Dr. Tao-Yang Han-is an employee-owned enterprise.

apa science directorate  CAXA is the largest domestic provider of computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions in China. The company's suite of CAD/CAM products and PLM solutions are designed to address the complete spectrum of product life cycle requirements-from early conceptual design, detailed design, process planning, and shop-floor management to post-sale services.There are more than 200,000 seats of CAXA installed at locations throughout China, Read More

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QAD Ready for Life Sciences Manufacturing Needs


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apa science directorate  and additional data collection capabilities. The manufacturer also chose Strategic Information Group (SIG) as its implementation partner based on SIG’s experience implementing QAD software, extensive knowledge of the life science industry, and proven track record.   One key selection criterion was QAD’s cloud-based, FDA-qualified IT infrastructure that provides clients with an environment that is in a demonstrable state of control and compliance. It is a key building block to help life sciences Read More

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apa science directorate  access to leading-edge computing capabilities to look at such things as the structure and dynamics of proteins useful in drug design, storm-scale weather forecasting, and the modeling of earthquakes and global climate change. Background note: The Alpha chip and architecture was designed by Digital Equipment Corporation, which was acquired by Compaq in 1998. Market Impact Winning a high-profile contract such as the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is a nice trophy, and demonstrates the Alpha chip's power Read More

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