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Jobscope Enterprise Edition Is Now a TEC Certified ERP ETO Solution
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that Jobscope Enterprise Edition (JEE) is now TEC Certified for enterprise resource planning engineer

formal quotation  and went through a formal comprehensive demonstration of JEE with TEC analysts. Jobscope has more than 30 years’ experience providing solutions to job- and project-based manufacturing organizations that operate ETO, make-to-order (MTO), and maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) shops. Jobscope’s founders were hands-on manufacturing managers and software developers. The initial solution ran in IBM environments, and the solution was migrated to Microsoft SQL database in the mid-90s. The development is

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Customer Care & Billing RFI/RFP Template

General Requirements, Mediation, Provisioning, Sales and Marketing, Customer Billing, Customer Care, Packages and Promotions, Accounts Receivable, Financial Systems, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Reporting, Telephony Products and Services, Utility Products and Services, CATV Products and Services, IP Products and Services, EBPP Services, Technical Requirements  

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Managing the Overflow of E-mails


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Analyzing MAPICS' Further Steps After Frontstep Part Three: Market Impact


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formal quotation  cultures (i.e., the less formal Pivotpoint's versus the more rigid and conservative MAPICS one) and with the inherited problems of Pivotpoint, which at the time of the acquisition was in a state of a flux—it had poor financial viability, channel erosion, employee exodus, and a poor service and support record. The management of dual flagship product lines had also initially and long after been awkward for MAPICS and its affiliate channel. One is to expect that, three years later, MAPICS will have Read More

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Front-office Lean-Taking Lean Manufacturing Beyond the Shop Floor


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Intuit and LinkedIn Team Up to Help Small Businesses Find Talent


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Halogen Software


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