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PeopleSoft Plays Hardball
No more a nice guy with PeopleSoft! Its strong Q4 2000 results and alleged string of wins over its direct competitors have stirred up some emotions and knee

fourth grae sight words  since the product launch. Fourth quarter license revenue grew up 73% to $165 million, up from $95 million in the same quarter of 1999. Including non-recurring items, fourth quarter net income rose to $44 million, compared with a loss of $5.6 million, in the same quarter of 1999. For the year, PeopleSoft revenue peaked $1.7 billion, up 22% from the $1.4 billion in revenue for 1999. License revenue increased 46% to $496 million from $340 million in 1999, while service revenue rose 5% in 2000 to $1.18

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fourth grae sight words  promotion. As for the fourth P —price—most companies have not yet moved beyond pesky spreadsheets or a few hours of a consultants time to ensure that their pricing strategies give them the best chances for success. This is again despite the indications that many organizations that have automated their pricing strategies and operations as an antidote to the automated procurement and strategic sourcing (that have in turn helped many businesses cut costs on the buying side) have, as a result, Read More

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