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The Internet is having an identity crisis. Long regarded as a powerful tool for cost reduction and service enhancement, the Internet is falling short of its

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unsuccessful letters  Human Resource Systems Corporation iVantage 5.0 for Human Resources Certification Report TEC Product Certification Report: SPECTRUM Human Resource Systems Corporation iVantage 5.0 If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. On Technology evaluation centers (TEC) website, you'll find links to the information and resources you need to make an informed Human Resource Management (HRM) software selection. Source: Technology Evalu Read More

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unsuccessful letters  Trade Regulatory Software: Vendor Obstacles and User Recommendations The Merger Rationale At first glance, the acquisition of Vastera (NASDAQ: VAST) by JPMorgan Chase , N . A . (NYSE: JPM) might appear odd. The former is a public, global trade solutions provider and the latter is one of the leading global providers of financial services. However, JPMorgan's encroachment into the global trade management (GTM) software market illustrates that finance is as valuable as the actual movement of goods in Read More

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unsuccessful letters  2.0 -- Wow! or So What?! Another buzzword (albeit not another three letter acronym [TLA] ) that has slowly (or not) but surely crept into our collective mind is certainly Web 2.0 . Although there have been some attempts at defining the term, such as at Wikipedia , ZDNet or TechTarget (and there are also some noble attempts of ZDNet bloggers, such as Richard MacManus or David Berlind ), it is most likely that 10 different folks will provide 10 different interpretations (albeit most of these will Read More

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