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Microsoft Axapta for Life Sciences
Executives in the life sciences industry work under tremendous competitive pressures. At the same time, they must meet regulatory guidelines and ensure that

screenshot axapta  Axapta for Life Sciences Executives in the life sciences industry work under tremendous competitive pressures. At the same time, they must meet regulatory guidelines and ensure that product safety remains a priority. Information must be meticulously tracked through all phases of a production cycle, which can slow production significantly. That’s why solutions for the industry must help streamline and simplify the regulatory compliance process.

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screenshot axapta  Intelligence for SMBs: MBS Excel Applications and Competitive Analysis Additional MBS Applications In May, Microsoft announced the availability of a private beta release of a new server-based business performance management (BPM) scorecard application. Code-named Maestro , the new application will reportedly take advantage of the power of the Microsoft Office System to help organizations perform deeper analyses by allowing them to build, manage, and use scorecards and key performance indicators Read More

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