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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Outlook for 2010
As 2009 comes to a close, we look forward to the New Year and everything trendy that it will bring. Today, TEC’s Research Analyst Round Table discusses the

outlook accounting  Round Table discusses the outlook in technology for 2010. We will touch on: •    Social Networking •    Social Product Development •    Business Intelligence (BI) for the Masses •    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) •    Software Integration vs. Niche Players •    Mobile Commerce (M-commerce) Social Networking – Sherry Fox Over the last five years, social networking—in the form of intranets, wikis, messaging centers, blogs, and

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Small Business Software (SBS)

The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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