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Transenterprises - The Emerging Business Model of the Twenty First Century
During the last two decades, many of the old vertically integrated enterprise/empires have splintered into numerous core-competency-focused firms, loosely bound

magazine pgi  View, ChainLink Research's online magazine, read by over 150,000 supply chain and IT professionals each month. Thought-provoking and actionable articles from ChainLink's analysts, top industry executives, researchers, and fellow practitioners. To view the entire magazine, click here . About the Author Bill McBeath, Chief Research Officer of ChainLink Research, leads ChainLink's research efforts, as well as the procurement, strategic sourcing, design collaboration, and online marketplaces practices. Bill

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The Changing Face of the Holiday Season


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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 2, 2012


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Supply Chain Portfolio 2004


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What is SRFM?


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2011 HR Technology Conference & Expo (Day 2): What Happens in Vegas Shouldn’t Have to Stay in Vegas


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