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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 25, 2012
SOFTWARE SELECTIONSBritish cosmetics company Badgequo selects Epicor ERPIndustry tags: Manufacturing, distribution

crowd studio  is strong functionality for crowd-sourced product development, which may not be necessary for industries like aerospace or transportation, but can prove essential for retail and CPG. —Gabriel Gheorghiu, TEC Research Analyst Profile: Dassault Systèmes Solarsoft releases new version of Tropos ERP Industry tags: Manufacturing Tropos 4 ERP includes enhancements to the user interface, performance, extended business processes, as well as a new demand planning application. Many other improvements are

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