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To Tax and Tax Not
Taxation of Internet commerce will be a football that gets tossed around in the United States long after Superbowl 2000 is just a memory. In Singapore, however,

education piece  slip further behind in education and job opportunities. However, if Internet shopping is favored with a tax exemption, the economic effect is a surcharge on the purchases of those who cannot afford Internet access, further widening the divide. As pointed out by Dallas' Mayor Ronald Kirk, this would shift a disproportionate burden for paying for local government to the poorest of Americans. Mr. Kemp countered that the Internet economy would create wealth that helps the poor through creation of jobs and

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Plex Systems at a Crossroads: Part 1


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education piece  there have been no education services and training courses and materials provided by Plex—user training generally happens during implementation and as part of service and support. It goes without saying that Plex was hereby losing a major revenue opportunity, given that other ERP vendors make sweet money on classes, online courses, etc., not to mention the SAP and Oracle Universities and an entire SAP and Oracle cottage publishing industry ( SAP Insider , etc.). Thus, similar to Infor ’s diverse Read More

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education piece  these capabilities are governments, higher education, Not-For-Profits (NFPs), utilities, architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) bureaus, information technology (IT) services, real estate and other business service firms. Since 2005, the company has been aiming its flagship ERP product exclusively at a fast-growing market segment that Agresso calls BLINC (or Businesses Living IN Change[TM] that require dynamic change features, especially after implementation). This post-implementation Read More

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Infrastructure Technology Support for Education


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education piece  amidst an increasingly competitive education industry in Australia. A broad coverage and decentralized approach to administrative support, coupled with lowering student demand and increasing budget deficit contributed to UC’s diminishing performance and margins. In order to rebuild its competitiveness, increase profitability and refocus on their core functions, UC decided to outsource its key functions to Wipro while still retaining some in-house, high-level technical or managerial role. Find out more Read More

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