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Intentia Braces For Its Ongoing Roller-Coaster Ride Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations
To continue to expand beyond its European roots and succeed in other markets, Intentia must continue to focus on marketing and sales, both direct and indirect

iseries ifs  transition from a solely iSeries based product to additional platforms, which resulted in its current financial discomfort. The company still has to battle fights on several fronts as it goes forward. It has to continue with strong license revenue and with justifiable investment in direct and indirect channel worldwide, while its R&D strategy has to produce notable returns. One fails to understand why the company with such a product and technology in hand is not doing a much better job in marketing it

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