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Between Toyota and Sony: Japanese Software in the US Market
Asprova, Japanese developer of production scheduler/advanced planning and scheduling (APS) solutions, is eager to break into the US market. The company is

market target of sony  the point where the market is already clamoring for the next or upgraded product. Japanese computer manufacturers “bundle[d] software programs with their machines, making it difficult for independent software makers to compete” (see above link), and often customized their programs/applications for their large, corporate buyers. 2. Many companies in Japan operate on a particular system or model of distribution called keiretsu that includes banks, manufacturers, distributors, and the Japanese

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Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM)

The Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM) Knowledge Base research helps determine support levels of various systems that help companies market their services or products effectively and efficiently. EMM tools help manage strategic planning and marketing resources (sometimes referred to as marketing resource management or MRM). This KB also covers rule-based techniques, pattern recognition, and other profiling features.  

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Off-loading Some Green Compliance Burdens: Can Enterprise Applications Meet the Challenge?


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market target of sony  evolves and the EU market matures, especially across the greater EU (let alone other, less environmentally friendly global regions). This is but a small reprieve for affected manufacturers and importers to catch their breath. They should definitely start to devise strategies on how to comply at the end of the day, since it is only a matter of (not too long a) time before the WEEE legislation resolves any kinks it may currently have. Read More

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In Defense of Data Centers: The Positive Role IT Can Play in the Greening of Business


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Analysis of TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. Release of Menu Driven Wireless Web Capability For SMS


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