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Are Sales Incentives Even In Tune With the Corporate Strategy?
With sales being the lifeblood of virtually any company, selling should be an accurately accountable process forming the basis of overall strategic objectives

audit cover letter  not holding up to audit and regulatory expectations like the US Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) (see Using Business Intelligence Infrastructure to Ensure Compliancy with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ), etc., the time might well be ripe for approaching an incentive specialist. A more elegant solution instead feeds the incentive data into a reports server, which then shoots an e-mail alert to senior management. In turn, managers can then tweak individual bonuses, and use the software to track how each salesperson is

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Radio frequency identification (RFID) criteria cover tags and storage devices, readers, wireless hubs and servers, and the middleware necessary for evaluating an RFID system deployment. RFID systems are used in different situations that require the tracking of unique items. RFID tags, in the context of enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, make items visible from manufacturing through distribution. RFID tags may be used to carry basic information such as an address, to more complex information used at different stages of an assembly line.  

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