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Witty and viral marketing of enterprise applications?
Reading in-flight magazines and running through airports today, we can see advertising for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, but it is always a

lawson tutorials  in the tree” theme, Lawson Software ( evaluate some of its products ) is attempting to use viral marketing, with cartoonish humor, to gain a small corner in the otherwise big budget advertising fight between SAP and Oracle (if not Microsoft and IBM too). Lawson is a relatively large vendor, with revenues nearing the US$1 billion mark, but is quite far from the financial muscle of SAP ( evaluate some of its products ) and Oracle ( evaluate some of its product s). Therefore, can creativity and viral

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

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lawson tutorials  annual user conference , Lawson Software announced the availability of Lawson M3 Trace Engine 3.0 , the first version offered within the US market. The application is designed to help companies in the food and beverage (F&B) industries improve product quality and help prevent and manage potential food safety and quality risks. It specifically helps companies strengthen and simplify the process of tracking ingredients and finished products through complex global food supply chains. Lawson M3 Trace Engine Read More

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lawson tutorials  Showdown: Lawson S3 Human Capital Management versus Vista HRMS from PDS Welcome to TEC's latest HRMS Showdown: Lawson S3 Human Capital Management versus Vista HRMS from PDS. I'm Sherry Fox, human resources (HR) research analyst and manager of Technology Evaluation Centers' Research Analyst Group. Welcome to this month's enterprise software Showdown! Today's Showdown compares Lawson S3 Human Capital Management and Vista HRMS from PDS, head-to-head. We hope you find these Showdowns helpful and Read More

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lawson tutorials  Epicor ERP, IFS Applications, Lawson M3, Microsoft Dynamics AX, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne by Oracle, Jobscope Enterprise Edition, Sage ERP X3, TGI Enterprise 21, Jeeves Universal, and SAP Business ByDesign. Some of the leading CRM solutions include Sage CRM, NetSuite CRM+, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Exact Software e-Synergy, Aplicor, Sugar Professional, Maximizer CRM, SYSPRO CRM, Microsiga Protheus, Oncontact CRM, Entrepid's Power Suite, Salesforce.com, and Oracle's Siebel. Some of the leading accounting Read More

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lawson tutorials  pricing. On March 6, Lawson Software joined the fray by reaffirming its position as a premier total solution provider for the professional services industry . Lawson currently serves 165 professional services customers with a focus on delivering full front- to back-office integration and automated, closed-loop e-business processes. Lawson, which announced its professional services initiative in November 1998, has been delivering industry-specific functionality in a fully integrated solution suite for Read More

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