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Has Intentia Turned The Corner? Almost.
There is, at long last, an upbeat announcement from Intentia. It has all but turned the corner, with both a new product portfolio and a rapid increase in

corner notcher  Intentia Turned The Corner? Almost. Has Intentia Turned The Corner? Almost. P.J. Jakovljevic - March 16, 2001 Event Summary On February 16, Intentia International AB, a Swedish provider of enterprise business applications, published its 2000 report. Intentia's net revenue rose in 2000 by 11%, while license revenue for the year increased by impressive 53% (See Figure 1). Australia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and the United States were Intentia's biggest license markets in 2000. However,

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