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Atex Polopoly: WCM for More than Just the Media Industry
Atex knows what media companies need for publishing online today. And while its Web content management (WCM) solution puts editorial teams at home in the

executive abstracts  with Atex. Peter Marsh, Executive Vice President of Atex, mentioned to me that at the company’s conferences people occasionally tell him they remember a parent using Atex many years ago. This is a company that was founded in 1973 by brothers Charles and Richard Ying with Douglas Drane. It’s been entrenched in the media industry throughout many changes in publishing technologies and business models, and it has reinvented itself several times. Although Atex today is not the company it started as,

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Enter Enterprise Incentive Management and Incentive Compensation Management


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Adopting Service-oriented Architecture Increases the Flexibility of Your Enterprise


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executive abstracts  trends and opportunities. Leadership: Executive sponsorship provides access to an audience with the decision-making power to influence implementation of architectural guidelines. Making this select group understand and influence the SOA roadmap definition will not only bring in the organization's experience, but also foster adoption. Organization: SOA governance team's responsibilities cover a broad range of business, technical and managerial activities such as: Understanding business strategies Read More

Executive Decisions for Using IT Outsourcing, Hosted Systems, and Enterprise System Management


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Process PLM Vendor Sequencia Adds Portfolio Management


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4 Ways Sales and Marketing Should Use Training to Drive Revenue


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Cream.HR's Solution to Today's Recruiting Challenges


I recently interviewed Caitlin MacGregor, chief executive officer (CEO) and co-founder of Cream.HR, a company that produces a software solution that supports organizations with their recruitment and staffing needs. Cream.HR first captured my attention when it published an announcement about a potential collaboration with the Mars One mission to tackle Mars One’s flood of applications. To meet

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Professional Service Strategies that Win: Executive View of the Cloud


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Differentiation through Service Excellence


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