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Sustained Growth through Operational Excellence: Spotlight on Operations
Embarking on an operational excellence strategy should not be undertaken lightly. As with most company-wide initiatives, success requires planning, commitment

it company ranking europe  and Six Sigma. Or it may be part of an even broader game plan. For example, Arjan Kaaks, CFO of the Dutch brewing company Grolsch, says that his company includes various aspects of excellence in its business strategy and planning processes. In particular he says, we use the balanced scorecard to ensure that we consider every aspect of excellence in our operations including both financial and non-financial elements. The balanced scorecard provides the framework to implement operational excellence

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IMI, IBM Take First Step in Third Quarter


Six months after announcing its partnership with IBM, Industri-Matematik posted positive license growth in its third fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2000 but still has some problems to overcome.

it company ranking europe  exceeded $100 million, ranking it first among supply chain execution software vendors. Since then, four-quarter total revenues have dropped 27%. The main cause of IMI's declining fortunes centers on its exclusive arrangement with Oracle Corporation, a relationship that brought IMI decreasing license revenues in 1998 and 1999. Companies in the consumer packaged goods sector, the target of the Oracle joint marketing agreement, cut back spending on large-scale IT projects as they diverted funds to Y2K Read More

IMI Sees Red In Dawn Of Fiscal 2001


Industri-Matematik had no complaints about its performance during the first quarter of fiscal 2001 in spite of lower revenues and earnings.

it company ranking europe  exceeded $100 million, ranking it first among supply chain execution software vendors. Since then, four-quarter total revenues have dropped 27%. IMI blamed Y2K remediation spending among clients in its core CPG market segment for its lower revenues in fiscal 2000, but this is unlikely to be a factor today. Though the first quarter has usually not been IMI's strongest in revenues, the company is plainly continuing to grapple with sales execution. John Geraci's reappointment may indicate the company is Read More

Sage Analyst Day 2011: Not Your Older Brother’s Sage - Part 1


I often wonder how well-known is the fact that the Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)-based Sage Group, Plc (LSE: SGE) is a leading global provider of business management software and services to over 6.3 million small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) worldwide. After over 25 years in existence and with 13,400 employees worldwide, Sage reported US$2.24 billion in revenue in 2010, and the

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Ventyx, an ABB Company


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Europe Behind USA in IT Best Practice


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Four Key Questions: Ensuring Continual IT Innovation at CPG Companies


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