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Supply Chain Economy
The US Labor Department reported an increase in jobs in June and July ... but the manufacturing industry cut jobs for a third month in a row. We are moving

economic economy  THAT CAN MASTER THIS ECONOMIC FACTOR OF PRODUCTION CAN GAIN SOME ADVANTAGE. It may make the difference in losing your job to Vietnam or India. We will show you the supply chain economy at Parallax Views 2005 in Banff: Energy statistics as a percent of supply chain Innovation stats on the global basis What's happening with capital markets What's happening with labor markets India's largest industries and growth The Hydrogen generation The China syndrome—Telco east and Telco west (speakers from China and

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economic economy  Defies Economic Slowdown, For Now SAP Defies Economic Slowdown, For Now P.J. Jakovljevic - February 13, 2001 Event Summary On January 23, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions, announced its preliminary results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2000. In the fourth quarter, revenues increased 31% over the same period last year to EUR 2.164 billion (See Figure 1). Net income in the quarter increased 16% to EUR 366 million. Earnings per share increased 15% Read More

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economic economy  are clear and/or the economic climate improves. SAP's software solutions outside the core R/3 ERP system, namely SAP's SCM and CRM software, seem to be catching up with the functionality of niche specialists. These new solutions might attract customers even beyond SAP's large install base on a stand-alone basis, but SAP has failed to use them to fuel significant growth by not offering a dramatically different value proposition. They are still likely regarded as applications that should be implemented in a Read More

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Lawson Standing Vertically in a Flat Economy


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