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APICS 2009 from the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 1
While my colleagues Khudsiya Quadri and Gabriel Georghiu diligently attended numerous conference sessions and reported their impressions of each convention

mi account  Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 1 While my colleagues Khudsiya Quadri and Gabriel Georghiu diligently attended numerous conference sessions and reported their impressions of each convention day ( Day 1 ,  Day 2 ,  Day 3 , and  Day 4 ), my much shorter  attendance of the APICS 2009 International Conference in Toronto (Canada) in early October revolved mainly around exploring the expo floor and talking to the exhibitors . My overwhelming impression from the conference's expo floor was that

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