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A Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 2: A Tutorial
This tutorial, part 2 of a two part series on Knowledge Based Selection, demonstrates the selection processes and capabilities of Knowledge Based Selection

make a factor tree  the cost reduction to make it the same in ROI as the Jornada. Conclusion    From a business perspective, the use of Knowledge Based Selection highlights the fact that technology and human decision procedures should be integrated as a single system in the process of complex technology or other selections. The technology should be able to identify issues, create better fits for vendors and clients, and speed decisions. It should not take businesses eighteen months to reach good decisions in technology

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Customer Care & Billing RFI/RFP Template

General Requirements, Mediation, Provisioning, Sales and Marketing, Customer Billing, Customer Care, Packages and Promotions, Accounts Receivable, Financial Systems, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Repo... Get this template

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