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IBM to Demo Crusoe-based Notebook
At the upcoming PC Expo, IBM is planning to provide a technology demonstration - a ThinkPad notebook computer designed around Transmeta’s Crusoe microprocessor.

notebook manufacturers  expect the other major notebook manufacturers (Toshiba, Hewlett-Packard, NEC, Gateway) to develop Crusoe-based products within 12-18 months. If IBM is able to deliver a quality product, we see their sales increasing markedly by early 2001. Intel is not expected to stand still, and a likely response will include mobile Celeron and SpeedStep technologies - if they can make it less power-hungry. Likewise, AMD will probably accelerate work on its low-power offering. (Ref. Cooler-running Notebooks from HP,

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ERP for Manufacturing (SMB)

TEC's new ERP for Manufacturing (SMB) evaluation model targets the software requirements of small and medium enterprises. If your organization doesn't have many sites to operate, seeks a solid base of ERP functionality, but doesn't want every possible feature of the biggest systems on the market, this model is a good starting place for your research. It covers fully featured accounting solutions with necessary manufacturing, inventory, human resources, purchasing, quality, and sales management functionality. 

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notebook manufacturers  Software Group JDA® Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company®, offers the broadest portfolio of supply chain, retail merchandising, store operations and all-channel commerce solutions to help companies manage the flow of goods from raw materials to finished products and into the hands of consumers. JDA’s deep industry expertise and innovative cloud platform help more than 6,000 companies optimize inventory, labor and customer service levels. As a result, JDA solutions have become the standard Read More

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notebook manufacturers  Secrets Every Software Buyer Should Know: A Guide for Engineer-to-order and Project-based Manufacturers The requirements of the engineer-to-order (ETO) environment create special challenges for capital equipment manufacturers. Traditional material requirements planning (MRP) techniques don’t account for these manufacturers’ needs. Before you invest in manufacturing software, you should carefully consider 10 questions to ensure that software vendors are focused on your business and can deliver the Read More

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notebook manufacturers  Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers The Impact of Lean on Consumer Product Manufacturers If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and NYSE under the symbol SAP. Read More

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