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The Lexicon of CRM - Part 3: From R to Z
CRM. C.R.M. itself is an acronym, standing for Customer Relationship Management. This is part three of a three-part article to provide explanation and meaning

db2 commands  SQLServer 2000, and IBM's DB2 and Informix. RFI - Request For Information . A formal document sent by a customer to a vendor asking for specific information about their product or line of products. It's usually the first salvo in several rounds of information gathering by customers in the vendor selection process. RFQ - Request For Quote . A formal document sent by a customer to a vendor asking them to put together a product and service package, with prices, for the customer to consider accepting and

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Microsoft Eats its Own Dog Food With SQL Server 2000


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db2 commands  mainframe-predominant shops should explore DB2, Oracle 8i, and Informix solutions, as well as other, smaller niche database vendors. In addition, although a company's advanced/emerging technology group may wish to test the beta, no actual applications should be trusted to this server platform until it is in general availability. Microsoft has done extensive testing on SQL Server 2000, but it should be noted that many customers do not commit to Microsoft products until the first Service Pack has been Read More

PowerTrieve, A LEAP For CRM?


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i2, SAP, Oracle Poised For Showdown in Q4


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db2 commands  SAP, Oracle Poised For Showdown in Q4 i2, SAP, Oracle Poised For Showdown in Q4 S. McVey - August 6, 2001 Event Summary In the approaching SCM showdown, i2 Technologies emerges as the ailing but defiant market leader who must defend its throne from SAP , Oracle , and a resurrected Manugistics . The last two quarters have left high-flying i2 in the unusual position of suffering losses. In the first quarter of 2001, i2 shocked its customers and market watchers by posting pro forma earnings beneath project Read More

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db2 commands  to sell IBM's own DB2 product, which will, over time, benefit from technology integrated from Informix's products, including datablades , which provide support for complex datatypes such as spatial, time-series, and web data; business intelligence technologies from Red Brick; RDBMS features in Informix database products; and some of the features of Informix Cloudscape. Existing Informix customers can take comfort from the statement by Janet Perna, general manager of IBM's data management software Read More

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Demand at the Fount of Open Source: A Primer Based in Demand Trends


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db2 commands  mail 101 Roaring Penguin Software Email 101 document provides a brief introduction to how Internet email works. It also explains how to analyze the headers in an email to determine its path over the Internet. Source: Roaring Penguin Software Resources Related to E-mail 101 : Electronic Mail (E-mail) (Wikipedia) E-mail 101 E-Mail 101 is also known as : Basic Email Protocols , Mail Flows , Email Setup , Mail Server , E-Mail Server , Email Client , Email Delivery , Mail Command , Email Message Data , Read More

Gosh, There’s a Bug in Windows 98


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db2 commands  optimized version of the DB2 Universal Database to help customers with configuration, enhance performance, and increase the availability of their SAP solutions running on DB2. Working closely together, SAP and IBM have integrated new features into DB2 version 8.2.2 , that should enhance deployment, maintenance, and availability in a scalable architecture for SAP customers. The vendors claim that customers using the new DB2 offering will also achieve improved performance over DB2's already impressive Read More

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