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SAP Launches Mobile App for Retail DIY Customer Experience
SAP SE has announced the general availability of the BILT mobile app, which provides interactive, 3D, voice-guided assembly, repair, and installation

or cad tutorial  need for IT integration or involvement. BILT might also have some applicability in business-to-business (B2B) scenarios. This may be the future of selling new B2B products, reducing the time to get products into production usage. One should imagine that developer kits will become available so that brands can build their own apps (I am not sure how many brands would want people using an SAP app instead of a branded app). I don't think that this capability will necessarily result in a migration to SAP or

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Can Webplan Reconcile Planning and Execution? Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


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or cad tutorial  The past two years or so have been an interesting if not a tumultuous period for the Ottawa, Canada-based, privately-held Webplan Corporation ( www.webplan.com ), which felt compelled to further refine its original supply chain planning (SCP) and business-to-business (B2B) collaboration value proposition.. The vendor has refocused on highly actionable Response Management software (a subset of broader Corporate Performance Management [CPM] software, which is about communication and delivering actionable Read More

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