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Oracle OpenWorld 2013-60,000 Attendees Minus 1
A Technology Event Like No OtherThis year’s Oracle OpenWorld was truly an impressive event. The sheer scale of the event parallels that of Oracle itself

event planner letters  Minus 1 A Technology Event Like No Other This year’s Oracle OpenWorld was truly an impressive event. The sheer scale of the event parallels that of Oracle itself. Mark Hurd, President of Oracle, stated that with 60,000 attendees, OpenWorld 2013 was the largest single technology event ever. OpenWorld is now so large that the City of San Francisco finally agreed to completely close off Howard Street, which runs through the Moscone Center, and temporarily rename it Oracle Plaza. OpenWorld 2013

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ERP for Distribution: See for Yourself How the Competition Stacks Up


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event planner letters  Distribution. The Vendor Challenge event is for distributors, manufacturers, and other companies with extensive shipping and logistics operations. The event is being co-sponsored by our partners Aberdeen Group, Pemeco Consulting, and SupplyChainBrain. The event will be held from September 18–19, 2013 in beautiful Montreal, Quebec. For more information and to register for the event, visit the Vendor Challenge Web site . At the Vendor Challenge, top enterprise software vendors will present their solutions Read More

ERP Vendor Shootout - Redefining the “Shootout” Stereotype


I’m often asked about the “Vendor Shootout” event that appears on the TEC website and marketing calendar. While the term ‘shootout’ may conjure up images of a Wild West scenario - vigilante cowboys taking shots at each other from the shattered windows and tumbleweed strewn, empty streets of a deserted Midwest town - a group of likeminded ERP Value Added Resellers (VARs) in the mid to south East

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Fujitsu Poised to (Inter)Stage Glovia's Comeback Part One: Event Summary


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event planner letters  - Driven Optimization: A New Model for Supply Chain Execution in the Retail Industry As retailers strive to reduce inventories and manage working capital more effectively, they need to streamline processes throughout the supply chain to provide goods when needed and to maintain their tight margins. Learn how event-driven optimization (EDO) can overcome unexpected disruptions to the flow of goods. Read More

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Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part One: Event Summary


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