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 basic price optimization part 1


JDA FOCUS 2010 Impressions - Part 1
Last year I attended the JDA FOCUS 2009 conference to realize that Scottsdale, Arizona-based JDA Software (NASDAQ: JDAS) has become a force to be reckoned

basic price optimization part 1  fairly effectively by applying basic principles of sound management. These principles of  profits  and prudently spending within its means have been rare in the software business, and JDA’s results have been impressive for a very long time. Throughout most of its history, JDA has also acquired a number of companies that were often doing badly, typically because their management was long on strategy, vision, and ambition, but short on execution. JDA has been able to rectify the situation, time and

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Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions (sometimes known as quote-to-order, or Q2O, systems) help drive sales effectiveness by supporting configuration and pricing activities and the generation of quotes that occure during the sales process. CPQ solutions create accurate and professional sales quotes for complex, custom-engineered or customizable products while streamlining core processes and lowering costs. Common features of CPQ software include product catalog and pricing functionality, product visualization, and support for channel sales.  

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