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Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining...
 

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Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) Back in the News Again
Visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) web site, I came across this 143-page PDF file, which deals with XBRL. As a gung-ho proponent of

econ proposal sample  Business Reporting Language (XBRL) Back in the News Again Visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) web site, I came across this 143-page PDF file , which deals with XBRL. As a gung-ho proponent of automation, I'm calling attention to it here to show that the head of the SEC (Mr. Christopher Cox) and I are on the same wavelength when it comes to promoting cost saving automations. Here is some interesting stuff from the PDF, together with my comments. The Christopher Cox

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Small Business Software (SBS) RFI/RFP Template

General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Inventory, Job and Project Costing, Fixed Assets, Sales Management, Budgeting, Manufacturing,  Product Technology Get this template

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