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Many technology sales cycles get bogged down in the IT department. But while it is unlikely that a sale will get anywhere without IT management buy-in, IT

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Knowledge Based Selections allow companies to truly reach an optimum and justifiable technology decision. Knowledge Based Selections have several unique characteristics that enable a company to rapidly and effectively marry internal business requirements with a myriad of vendor attributes that relate to both product performance and long-term value to clients.

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SouthWare Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part Four: Application Analysis & Development Environment


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How Winners Trap Their Competition


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Halo BI Product Suite


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