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Way To Go, Ross Systems!
Although Ross Systems today is merely a shadow of a once solid profitable vendor, its embattled management deserves accolades for tenacity and pulling off a

debt reduction tool  the prior year. Long-term debt, $2.6 million in the prior year, was eliminated. Deferred revenues for the year declined to $12.7 million from $18.0 million in the prior year and reflect the sale of the company's HR/Payroll product line in February. Possibly encouraging news it that the license revenue of $2.8.million, while 30% less compared to a $4.0 million a year ago, increased 18% from $2.4 million in the previous quarter. Service & maintenance revenue continues to decline though from the previous qua

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Part Two: Baan Under Invensys


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debt reduction tool  due to the heavy debt load it had accumulated while acquiring a string of companies including Baan), and the indications that even the Baan division might have incurred losses during its last two quarters (after six consecutive positive quarters against its parent's dismal results). The main reason for Baan's recent losses will likely have been a hefty $150 million investment in the next-generation platform that is envisioned to supplant its older ERP predecessors Baan IV and iBaan Enterprise , and which Read More

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Confronting International Regulatory Compliance: Web-based GTM Solution


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Metrics is a tool that allows human resources (HR) departments to develop, monitor, and drive corporate strategies through access to and presentation and analysis of human capital information. Companies can identify, track, and analyze key variables by functional area and business need. The data are graphed, over a user-defined time period, to highlight human capital trends and the interaction of key variables.

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