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Analysis of Manhattan Associates' New Partnership with CommercialWare
Supply chain execution vendor, Manhattan Associates recently took a big step toward e-Business by partnering with CommercialWare, a 50 million transaction

decline business partnership  means for reversing a decline in licenses over the past two years (see Figure 1). Although growth in maintenance revenues indicates Manhattan is staying close to its existing customers, long term viability as a software company depends on revenues from new clients. User Recommendations The enthusiasm of corporate press announcements often obscures the actual market readiness of the highlighted initiative, alliance, or product. While Manhattan has taken a promising step toward raising its visibility in

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ERP for the Oil and Gas Industry (Upstream)

The model of ERP systems for the upstream oil and gas sector addresses the particularly specialized business model of this industry. It is common practice for companies, individuals, and government agencies to form partnerships to explore, develop, and share production of oil wells. More often than not, this is a short-term alliance rather than a long-term partnership, and business structuring must therefore be flexible at initial set-up and throughout the lifespan of the venture. This model of ERP systems includes criteria for financials, human resources, production data capture and reporting, maintenance management, and supply chain management (SCM) functionality. 

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