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How Can IT Help Competitiveness These Bleak Days? - Part 1
A week before this past Thanksgiving holiday (US), I was invited by a long-term analyst relationship contact at SAP to listen to (via multimedia streaming) a

how technology help retail sector  interesting to me was how the study implicitly supports the notion that enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other IT investments are becoming increasingly commoditized. Make no mistake, they are still hugely strategic, and the baseline on which companies improve and standardize their processes, but pretty darn horizontal. It's like saying your business will run better with fresh air, electricity, and air conditioning.  There's not much of an argument for installing super high-end air purifiers on

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PLM for the Retail Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Retail 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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Logility Acquires MID Retail


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