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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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The Seven Deadly Sins of Software Marketing
Huge amounts of money are spent on marketing collateral—you need to ensure that you get your money's worth. This article discusses seven common mistakes made

kick off letters  that visual recognition will kick in a little sooner than normal. Constantly changing directions confuses your prospects. Let's say your most recent sell was to a computer manufacturer. Now you want to switch to the discrete manufacturing space, when all along you have been proclaiming software development for process. Sure, make the sale, but don't let it change your focus—at least not after the first sale. Constantly changing your marketing plan destroys your credibility. Trying to be all things to

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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ERP for the Utilities Industry

Utilities (gas, water, electricity, and energy) software is typically built off customer billing systems encompassing a suite of modules covering fleet management, maintenance management, GIS, AMR, financials, and human resources, among others. 

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