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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Remedy Welcomes You To Your New Office. Now Get To Work!
At Remedy there is a 5 working day service level agreement for getting new employees up and running. If an employee accepts a job at least five days before the

get a new account  Your New Office. Now Get To Work! Product Background Bob Keane, Remedy Corporation's Senior Product Manager for the Remedy SetUp@Work product started work only four days after he was hired. Although his own desktop machine hadn't been delivered yet, he was set up with a loaner, and all permissions and links were in place so that he could start to work. In addition, he could easily check the status of his PC, desk blotter, trash basket, and other yet-to-be-delivered items from a browser. Andrew Pritchard,

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Product Development and Portfolio Management

The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses Product Portfolio Management (PPM), including the evaluation processes of new and existing products and product portfolios to provide the most valuable, balanced, and well aligned portfolio of products.  

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