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ROI Systems MANAGE-s Well Past 2000 Part 2: Impact and Recommendations
Expanding incrementally, with goals that are carefully balanced with providing excellent customer support, close attention to the bottom line, and leveraging a

bpcs navision  IV , SSA GT's BPCS v.5 , and so on). A painless upgrade should be the case also with ROI's most recent version 7.0 of its MANAGE 2000 software suite, despite the fact that it now integrates traditional ERP features with customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), and e-business collaboration capabilities. Release 7.0, which is based on eXtensible Markup Language (XML) for easier access, navigation, and global interfacing, is indeed a significant evolution for the suite, adding

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bpcs navision  SSA Global's fold (e.g., BPCS , PRMS , or Infinium users). While SSA Global's viability is assuring, a more positive sign is the burgeoning company's intent to reinstate itself as a true software-developing vendor, not simply a software collector. Thus, combined respective customers should consider these events as a move toward a more viable position for their information technology (IT) investment, but remain alert. The challenge for current and potential users may still be to SSA Global's corporate Read More

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Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 3: Challenges


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Nurturing the Cloud Ecosystem at the Acumatica Partner Summit 2014—Part One


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