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Core PLM for Discrete Industries
Core PLM for Discrete Industries
The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including manage...
 

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Software Selection: A Third Alternative Part One: The Buyer’s Perspective
There are two prevailing approaches for selecting enterprise-wide software: the functions and features approach and the business processes approach. Yet a third

audit proposal specifications  priorities and provide an audit trail that supports the ultimate software decision. While a traditional, manual selection process can satisfy some of these objectives, a selection service, together with its accompanying automated software evaluation tool, can satisfy all of them in the least amount of time and, typically, with the least amount of money. About the Author Joseph J. Strub has extensive experience as a senior project manager and consultant for the planning and execution of ERP projects for

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries
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The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including manage...

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Important Sarbanes-Oxley Act Mandates and What They Mean for Supply Chain Management


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audit proposal specifications  Section 404, which requires audit of internal controls, has made executives reexamine and sometimes replace operational systems that are not well integrated with their financial systems. Section 401a (off-balance-sheet obligations disclosure) is an addition to the Securities Act of 1934. Section 401a requires disclosure of material off-balance-sheet transactions, arrangements, obligations (including contingent obligations), and other relationships of the issuer [that is, the company itself, an issuer of Read More

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As business advisors to today's most active industry sectors, Aronson LLC's experts provide innovative audit, tax, and consulting services for clients ranging from individual taxpayers up through publicly traded companies.

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