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Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series introduced common supply chain challenges and resulting spend management opportunities for companies of all sizes. The article then

electronic requests and notifications of approval or rejection  The group of (preferably electronic) “request for” documents collectively called “RFx,” which entails requests for quotation (RFQs), requests for proposal (RFPs), and requests for information (RFIs), facilitates the supplier evaluation efforts. Actual buying or selling (sourcing) takes place via a number of auction events that will be described shortly. Purchases can be direct or indirect, depending on whether they entail direct or indirect materials. Direct materials are materials that become

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for the Health Care Industry

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) assists physicians and other clinicians document patient care for current visits and provides access to patient clinical history. Sometimes may be referred to as computerized patient records (CPR). 

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TradeBeam has been striving to distinguish itself by offering more than order and shipment tracking. It aims to improve the management of core global trade activities: order, shipment, and financial settlement.

electronic requests and notifications of approval or rejection  transportation and supply chain electronic management (SCEM) software acquired Capstan in 2002 to strengthen its ability to handle import and export compliance, landed cost calculations, and trade document generation. Qiva's solution capabilities have enhanced TradeBeam's existing GTM application suite in terms of transportation event management. Like virtually all global supply chain execution (SCE) and logistics systems, Qiva has a SCEM function that detects disruptions, delays and other exceptions Read More

An Improved Architecture for High-efficiency, High-density Data Centers


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SOA From a Management Perspective: Part One


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CRM Selections: When An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure Part One: The CRM Selection Challenge


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The future of the PLM Suite will include more applications that cover product-related functionality and further expand the benefits available. As the PLM Suite matures, companies will benefit from increased functionality and increased integration between business processes. The ultimate expression of this more mature solution will result in a broad suite of focused, integrated applications that leverage a core of unified, structured product data - the PLM Platform.

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Threshold of a New TEC Advisor


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Duty of Care Online


Useful reading for any online business, this white paper offers helpful hints for establishing comprehensive duty of care procedures. When setting up an online business, it is important to consider the legal aspects required—most importantly, an adequate privacy policy, and legally binding terms and conditions. Find out more.

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