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Trends in Customer Experience at TIBCO TUCON 2012
I have attended several enterprise software events in recent months that discussed trends and changes in IT, with big data, mobile computing, social

latest retailing trends  medium term at the latest. TEC blog post: TIBCO Spotfire 5 Brings the Power of Discovery to Big Data (Sept 2012)

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Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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latest retailing trends  roadmap to leverage the latest products and technologies. We have that, and both companies have been delivering on their respective strategies for decades. With the two companies combined, we are uniquely positioned to accelerate the delivery of products, technologies, and services that really make a difference in helping our customers achieve their goals. Read More

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