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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 13, 2012
SOFTWARE SELECTIONSSwiss investment bank UBS selects cloud-based Oracle’s Fusion Human Capital ManagementIndustry tags: Finance and Banking

oracle industry ranking  Its Future) Covance selects Oracle Primavera Industry tags:  life sciences, project portfolio management Covance Inc, a life sciences company based in Princeton, NJ, with over 11,000 employees, has implemented Oracle Primavera to support the IT department’s federated project management organizations (PMO) model, standardize portfolio governance, and support staged-gate review processes. Covance’s IT department has multiple PMOs to support varying business units, yet required centralized process and

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