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Zooming into an Inventory Free Flow
FreeFlow, a provider of business services with a patented technology, aims to help companies improve product life cycle profitability by providing a unique

opening an account  its operations with the opening of its new offices in Hong Kong (China) in early 2006. This expansion into Asia, given the company's existing locations in Europe and the US, has given FreeFlow a strategic, worldwide presence in three key geographical locations, and has enhanced the service provided to clients within a global supply chain. Given that FreeFlow preaches IT outsourcing to its clients, the company demonstrates the eat own dog food principle by attributing its own success to keeping its cost

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opening an account  had been remiss in opening the product and delivering application programming interfaces (APIs). Glovia has nonetheless lately realized that in order to attract customers outside of its limited ERP customer base, the back-office platform agnosticism of its e-business products should be its highest priority. Owing to its recently found flexibility through Java and extensible markup language (XML) enablement, glovia.com may now function well either as a corporate backbone system, or as a solution that Read More

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At SuiteWorld 2014, NetSuite unveils a new business to business Customer Center to boost online commerce, and TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic is there to bring you the details.

opening an account  Zach Nelson, in the opening keynote, announced the latest release of B2B Customer Center , built on the SuiteCommerce platform. Given that business models are increasingly converging and lines blurring (retail vs. distribution vs. manufacturing, products vs. services, B2B vs. B2C vs. B2B2C, etc.), the idea is to enable business to business (B2B) merchants (distributors, manufacturers, and B2B buyers) to deliver a business to consumer (B2C)-like online shopping experience (see image below).   Business Read More

Anti-Spam Software: An Effective Way to Fight Spam.


Spam is unsolicited junk mail sent to you or your mail server. People who indulge in such activities are called spammers. These are sent by commercial advertisers who may offer dubious products, get rich schemes, products that do not suit your life style, promote illegal activities, etc. The intent here is to make you spend money. Almost 60% to 70% of spam is related to porn. There is another type of spammer who sends large number of e-mails that flood your mailbox or mail server. This white paper provides information about spam, losses caused by spam, how spam works and suggests key features that a good anti-spam software should have.

opening an account  wants you to do. Opening the mail, reading it and then deleting it, consumes your Internet access time and costs you money. The mail servers that have delivered the mail through a series of servers have spent money and used bandwidth to deliver junk you did not want. Probably the junk mail was ahead in the queue for mails to be delivered and was given precedence over an urgent mail. Some Spam mails have attachments and the mail asks you to open it. If you do so, you risk running a virus that may be Read More

How to Use Data Management Successfully


Find out in the white paper master data management: extracting value from your most important intangible asset.

opening an account  effectively, you could be opening the door to a host of problems: Part of your company is doing business with a client or account, but other parts of the company aren't even aware of it. Partners and customers refer to parts you manufacture or distribute in a number of different ways, causing problems with order processing and inventory control. Your company has been involved in a merger or acquisition, and you're finding it difficult or impossible to create a single unduplicated database. The volume of Read More

“Useful Budgets” is Not an Oxymoron


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The Superstar CFO: Optimizing an Increasingly Complex Role


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