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QAD Seemingly Nearing The Corner
Recently reported financial results for fiscal 2002 might indicate QAD is nearing the turnaround point, with improved value proposition and cash situation to

demantra sizing  demand planning systems like Demantra . Thus, there is the potential to build functionality on the usual heterogeneous mix of systems one may find in multi-national companies at this level. Look for QAD continuing to build on its early to market 'collaborative commerce' suite which might be ever appealing as more upper mid-market manufacturers seek to improve their external trade partner interactions to realize efficiency, responsiveness and reduced costs. The openness and interconnectivity mantra of

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The Seven Types of Power Problems


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PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry


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Function Points: Are They Really the Right Unit of Measure for Software Sizing?


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