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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 2, 2012
SOFWARE SELECTIONS AND IMPLEMENTATIONSD@K Engineering selects Aras Enterprise PLM software Industry tags: PLM, complex electromechanical products and equipment

hvac submittal  heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems While many ERP vendors are unveiling their support for Microsoft Azure Cloud deployment, it appears that Azure will only be ready for prime time sometime next year or so. Reportedly, the delay is with regard to cloud-enabling the Microsoft BI stack—the current limitations in Azure is that currently SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) are available in Azure, but their performance might not be up to par. Moreover, SQL Server Analysis Services

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Mastering Global Product Development for Business Advantage


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hvac submittal  manufacturer of high-end water HVAC products, needed to accelerate its development of innovative, next-generation products. With manufacturing operations in Germany, Slovakia, China and Thailand, effective collaboration between sites was essential to streamlining concurrent engineering and maximizing design reuse. With Windchill as its single data management information hub, Stiebel Eltron also leveraged the powerful visualization capabilities using a standard web browser and PTC's ProductView visual Read More

Madison Electric and Standard Electric Select Infor SX.e


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Quote-to-order Solutions and Key Performance Indicators


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Click Commerce Acquires Allegis


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Alice (or Allen) in MobileLand


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How to Start Down the ERP Selection Path


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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 27, 2012


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