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Challenges of the Future: The Rebirth of Small Independent Retail in America
By any measure, retailers are overwhelming small businesses. More than 95 percent of all retailers have only one store. Almost 90 percent have sales less than

formal decline letter  New solution thinking: Institute formal training programs involving service innovations and enhanced product knowledge. Communicate more often and more effectively with employees. Ask them for solutions to raise your customer service bar. Explore new avenues to find good people. Expand the search pool by talking with high school counselors and looking more closely at the growing number of retirees who represent a growing, mature labor pool and want extra work. Interview potential hires more closely.

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Ramco ERP Certification Just Awarded


We are proud to welcome Ramco ERP to our family of TEC Certified systems. The detailed Ramco ERP certification report (strengths, weaknesses, bells and whistles) will be available soon, but here’s a sneak preview. Launched as an independent company in 1999 (following a demerger from its then parent company Ramco Industries), Chennai (India)-based software vendor Ramco has around

formal decline letter  (RFI), and delivered the formal product demonstration we’d requested. This demo showed how Ramco supported about a hundred features/functionality sets. Ramco ERP has particularly rich functionality in these areas: •    human capital management •    process manufacturing management •    sales management One quality that really grabbed me was its flexibility before and during implementation. A business process modeling function offers best-practice templates, but also allows modifications f Read More

Industri-Matematik Posts 2Q00 Loss But Sells CRM


Industri-Matematik 2Q00 revenues decreased 21% over the same period last year. More alarming is a four-year decline in license revenues, a trend that IMI hopes to reverse with its new suite, VIVALDI, and IBM.

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Getting Back to Selling


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formal decline letter  opportunity information (96%) Utilize formal and documented sales processes (95%) Required Actions In addition to the specific recommendations in Chapter 3 of this report, companies must take the following steps to achieve Best-in-Class status: Stop using spreadsheets and shadow accounting - too much sales information is scattered throughout the organization and many complex tasks are managed in an ad hoc manner. Organizations must streamline processes and invest in centralizing sales information to Read More

i2 Now Serving B2B Suppliers


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formal decline letter  other's solutions. While the formal relationship is just months old, i2 and MRO (or PSDI) have joined together on numerous client engagements to integrate their solutions and MRO has an excellent track record. Beyond MRO Services and any price breaks afforded by selecting multiple components from the new Enablement slate of offerings, suppliers are unlikely to yield great benefits. If nothing else, they should be encouraged by the formal advance of i2 into this market as it indicates that interest in Read More

Vertical industry brief, Pharmaceutical and healthcare


The pharmaceutical industry is highly competitive, regulated, and in a permanent state of change. Customers demand instant attention, while suppliers require comprehensive leading edge services with regard to their products. Regulatory authorities require that the industry keep up to date with regulations, following them to the letter. Competitors are always inventing new ways to gain market share, while e-business presents new opportunities and challenges. All the while the pressure to reduce prices and to shorten order cycles is high. Pharmaceutical wholesalers comprise the lifeline within the pharmaceutical industry, providing continuity of supply and facilities for storage. They also offer a range of supporting services, such as information technology systems and product withdrawal notifications, which form an essential part of the total healthcare package. These companies and institutions all operate in an environment where speed and efficiency may mean the difference between life and death. However, the industry has a number of specific requirements that are critical for achieving success in the distribution sector.

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formal decline letter  putting in place a formal partner performance management program, a business organization can dramatically reduce the number and impact of inbound-logistics problems and thereby dramatically strengthen its competitive abilities. This white paper will take a brief look at some of the common pain points associated with inbound logistics; discuss how a formal program to manage trading partners' performance can tackle those pain points; and detail some strategies that make up such a program. The topics Read More

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formal decline letter  will be Salesforce's first formal venture capital fund, despite taking stakes in several dozen companies through its investment arm over the last five years, most notably in FinancialForce.com, Kenandy , and even Infor . This is a smart move, as salesforce.com can innovate in only so many ways.   (Much bigger competitors play the venture capital game. Some might remember that Endeca was an SAP investment, although it was ultimately acquired by Oracle.)   This move could broaden salesforce.com’s footpr Read More

NextPage Architecture


Traditional document management systems are geared toward control, discipline, and orchestrated workflow. Contrast this with the untamed world of ad hoc processes that drive so many of our activities. In this environment, teams are dynamic and agile. Imposing structure and formal processes almost always results in confusion, resentment, and lost productivity. The needs of distributed teams require a different approach.

formal decline letter  agile. Imposing structure and formal processes almost always results in confusion, resentment, and lost productivity. The needs of distributed teams require a different approach. Read More

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formal decline letter  Many organizations explicitly require formal ROI calculations for certain events, such as determining whether to go forward with a proposed project or a major purchase, especially when choosing among competing vendors. Such formal ROI calculations are often presented within a written business case. Regardless of whether the need for calculating ROI is explicitly required, or even recognized, smart managers understand that knowing ROI is a key to success in many situations, including making strategy and Read More

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formal decline letter  centers today lack a formal system for classifying infrastructure management tools. As a result, confusion exists regarding which management systems are necessary and which are optional for secure and efficient data center operation. This paper divides the realm of data center management tools into four distinct subsets and compares the primary and secondary functions of key subsystems within these subsets. With a classification system in place, data center professionals can begin to determine which Read More

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formal decline letter  How can you control formal, important documents while allowing them to be easily changed and shared? Treat spreadsheets as a software product. Find out how. Read More