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Quote-to-order: One Big, Lean Machine Adds High Tech to Its Mix
BigMachines differentiates itself in the quote-to-order (Q2O) sphere due to its solutions’ lean end-to-end, inquiry-to-order focus. Although there are other

high frequency words  serving clients in the high tech industry with its Q2O solutions. BigMachines' Differentiation BigMachines' differentiation from its competitors, especially from the old-guard (with client/server on-premise technologies), comes from many directions. The lean front-end (LFE) moniker is meant to indicate that BigMachines is leaner than its old-school competitors, particularly those with much broader enterprise suites, because Its solution is solely focused on managing the full end-to-end

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Radio frequency identification (RFID) criteria cover tags and storage devices, readers, wireless hubs and servers, and the middleware necessary for evaluating an RFID system deployment. RFID systems are used in different situations that require the tracking of unique items. RFID tags, in the context of enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, make items visible from manufacturing through distribution. RFID tags may be used to carry basic information such as an address, to more complex information used at different stages of an assembly line.  

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The Fuzzy Logic Between Lead and Lag Indicators


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Commerce One Goes High, Wide and PeopleSoft


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