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Advertising Makes It Up In Volume
A small decline in Internet advertising rates turns out to be no problem for the advertising business as inventory explodes.

low cost advertising  concludes that rates are slowly leveling off. Computer and technology sites, which commanded the highest average CPM rates in 1998, dropped to third place behind professional publications and corporate sites. Sites covering money and finance, news, and travel have the next highest rates, but also showed declines. Only shareware sites (which had the lowest rates in 1998) and shopping/transaction sites showed increases. While dropping rates represent a loss of revenue for both ad agencies and website

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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Addressing Channels and the Low-End Market


Microsoft announced plans to increase resources and provide new tools and offerings for MBS independent software vendors (ISV) and value-added resellers (VAR). These efforts are designed to accelerate the MBS Group's partner-driven vertical strategy, providing stronger opportunities for partners to align their services and solutions with their customers' specific needs. Microsoft has to be in the small business market, which is a springboard or a feeding ground for more scalable products as these businesses grow over time.

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Adsmart Blazes Vertical B2B Trail


Online advertising network Adsmart will be developing ad networks based on vertical business-to-business markets. This may reduce some of the variability of reliance on consumer sites, but is a quite different business from the one they are used to.

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SAP Claims Big Gains In The Low-End Battleground


SAP, traditionally regarded as too cumbersome and costly for small or midsize enterprises, has recently been announcing stellar increases in sales and acceptance of its Internet-based mySAP.com by smaller companies. We believe that the incumbent smaller vendors as well as other Tier 1 vendors should prepare for a siege.

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The Rise or Fall of Internet Advertising


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CRM Selections: When An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure Part Two: Using A Knowledge Base To Reduce The Time, Risk And Cost Of A CRM Selection


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Great Plains - An SME Market Leader, But At What Cost?


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