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Lawson's Approach to the Retail Market
Lawson Retail Operations Suite solutions are built for high-volume retail enterprises and encompass a range of activities, including the management of item

eai market review  the enterprise applications integration (EAI) market, since in larger corporations, customers still may prefer integration vendors with renowned product strength, vertical expertise, financial viability, and savvy in XML-based B2B integration, multi-platform integration, and workflow management. The best-of-breed approach could still often provide the selection of a functionally richer system for each business area from a more specialized vendor, elasticity or exit strategy against a particular vendor's

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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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