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industries using sap 4.7  there too. In many industries, product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions can play a major role here, since sourcing is about getting the right things at the right time and the right price. Ariba and the like are capable of taking care of time and price but don’t do much about the right (or even perfect) things. Getting the right things requires companies to exchange requirements, design, manufacturing process, materials compliance, and other data with suppliers in an interactive manner. PLM software Read More

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industries using sap 4.7  been reorganized around vertical industries in respective CRM, supply chain management (SCM), and business intelligence product areas. Another caveat is that a significant part of the SAP US-based workforce has been with the company for less than a year owing to the above-mentioned defections of a year ago. User Recommendations SAP''s viability and the business applications market''s leadership should not be put into question. The company remains strong and will be around for a long time to come. More Read More

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