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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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IBM PC Line Redrawn
IBM has decided to combine its entire desktop PC line under one name. The NetVista brand, until last week the name for IBM’s thin clients and appliance desktops

pc netz  PC Line Redrawn IBM PC Line Redrawn R. Krause - September 27, 2000 Event Summary 9/14/2000 [Source: IBM] IBM has added new models to its NetVista PC family, completing the desktop PC model transition begun earlier this year. The activity continues IBM's Edge of Network initiative, with devices designed from the ground up for fast, high-bandwidth Internet access, easy set-up and simplified use. Additions include: New Netvista desktop systems New data recovery/data transfer software IBM Direct Build

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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HP “Medals” In U.S. PC Olympics


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pc netz  “Medals” In U.S. PC Olympics HP Medals In U.S. PC Olympics C. McNulty - May 26, 2000 Introduction Hewlett Packard [NYSE:HWP] and Gateway [NYSE:GTW] have both become consumer driven PC businesses. However, when IBM [NYSE:IBM] chose to exit the retail market, HP was poised to take over - since an HP Pavilion was usually already one shelf over at CompUSA or Best Buy. (For a broader overview of the market, please see TEC's article Desktop PC's: Meet the New Boss .) Gateway and HP have tracked general Read More

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