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Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part I
At Deltek’s Insight 2009 user conference last May, the host software vendor did a notable thing. Namely, besides merely putting on an all-too-common multi

home inspector association  renewable energy, the largest home and commercial building  weatherization  program in history, the education reform and college affordability and access, etc., are subject to an unprecedented focus on oversight, accountability, and transparency.  There are reportedly 25  US federal agencies  cited as having programs funded by ARRA. Each federal agency had to meet with  the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) ,  the Government Accountability Office (GAO) , and  the Office of Management and

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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Pet Industry Finds Fresher Air in NetSuite Cloud


NetSuite has long achieved tremendous success in the distribution and retail sectors, with recent forays in manufacturing, and a total of 16,000 customers. With this combination of capabilities, the cloud enterprise software vendor recently announced new customer wins in the pet goods sector, a $55.5 billion industry in the US alone (according to the American Pet Products Association). NetSuite

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Will Adonix Provide A Warmer Home To CIMPRO?


After several years of being neglected within many foster homes, CIMPRO might have finally found its welcoming host in Adonix, until recently an anonymous French ERP provider, which, in turn, should be able to make use of CIMPRO’s process manufacturing expertise.

home inspector association  Adonix Provide A Warmer Home To CIMPRO? Event Summary In the year marked by depressing news coming from almost all corners of the world economy and particularly from the tech sector, which has also resulted in a recent flurry of acquisitions (often for ridiculously low prices), it may be refreshing to hear an upbeat strategy, including the Xmas-shopping-like acquisition, coming from still a relatively less known, but certainly up-and-coming vendor. On December 19, Adonix ( www.adonix.com ), a privately he Read More

Protecting Digital Assets: A Higher Level of IT Security


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Goodbye PCs, Hello Appliances?


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Future Trends in Wholesale Distribution—Part 2: Outside-In Omnichannel Fulfillment


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Accellos Acquires PROFITsystems to Get into Retail


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@Home Scans Own Customers


@Home has been scanning their own customers to see if they are running news or webservers. If you're one of their spam happy customers, cut it out. If you've been a past victim of spam coming through their networks, hopefully some good will come out of this.

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