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Essential ERP - Current Market Trends - Part II
ERP applications are designed to optimize an organization’s underlying business processes — primarily accounting/financial, manufacturing, distribution, and

fall word walls  Business-to-business procurement can also fall in this category, yet the focus is often on procuring non-production related goods from suppliers. Customer management applications - These applications focus on extending sales, marketing, and customer service/support beyond corporate boundaries to the customer doorstep. There are transactional components here as well, as in the case of Web storefronts and unassisted sales. The broader picture includes Web-based self-service, promotions and one-to-one

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From Burden to Benefit: Making the Most of Regulatory Risk Management


The paradoxical view that regulation is both a blessing and a curse continues to be widely held among senior executives. While they recognize the need for protection in key areas, they are often frustrated by what they see as overly complex, unnecessary bureaucracy to achieve this goal. Find out how your company can meet increasingly difficult regulatory compliance challenges as it develops integrated business networks.

fall word walls  their international reach, they fall under the influence of new regulatory environments, which can lead to a proliferation of overlapping, possibly conflicting compliance obligations. Extended business networks and supply chains add an additional layer of risk. If a partner fails to comply with some aspect of regulation, it is not just the company at fault that can suffer reputational damage, but the organisations that contract with it as well. Increasingly, therefore, companies must take heed not just Read More

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fall word walls  Consulting LLC. Most companies fall into the area of being concerned, asking questions and not finding easy answers. How Big a Talent Shortage? The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts the civilian labor force (supply) will grow to 162.1 million and the jobs available (demand) will grow to 164.5 million by 2014. Although the BLS does not officially forecast labor shortages or surpluses, together the two curves illustrate the gap between demand and supply. The gap may be smaller than it Read More

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fall word walls  corporate network) initiatives. Last fall Microsoft dropped the word portal from the Office SharePoint Server as it extended its collaboration and intranet capabilities beyond portal, document management, and enterprise search to include BI and business process management (BPM). SharePoint enables work groups to set up a protected repository of these shared resources with improved manageability and security. It also provides the ability to re-use spreadsheet models by using a scalable server-based Read More

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