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Forget about Government, Amazon Wants to Drone You!
Jeff Bezos’ passion lies in ever-improving customer experience via ever-faster deliveries. Witness Amazon’s experiment to fulfill small orders (five pounds or

same day deliveries  it would give its same-day delivery efforts (exemplified by the AmazonFresh subsidiary for same-day delivery of groceries and fresh produce in the Seattle and Los Angeles metro areas) a boost. Online retail rivals such as Google and eBay have also been partnering with major retail chains to enable same-day deliveries (e.g., Google Shopping Express ).   Amazon’s recent USPS Sunday-delivery deal further shows the company’s unrelenting interest in differentiated customer service and perfect deliveries.

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Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

A content management system is a software package designed to manage an organization''s entire collection of documents, records, and other information assets. Content management systems are built on a central repository, which holds all content, metadata, rules, and supporting information. Around this, processes and disciplines are established that ensure that day-to-day activities run smoothly and efficiently.  

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