SCT has announced more e-commerce offerings for the process industries, including an expanded vision for their iProcess.sct solution called 'Collaboration in Process' which is based on recognition that process manufacturers and distributors will increasingly go to market as members of competing commerce networks. New product announcements include additional e-CRM capabilities, and an announced relationship with IBM that combines SCT’s products with IBM’s hardware, software, and services.
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perhaps broader but less focused solutions. While the above strategic moves are a step in the right direction, SCT has yet to adequately address the buy side of its e-business applications, namely, the area of e-procurement. While SCT has formed a partnership with ecFood . com , a leading food ingredient exchange, as part of their buy side e-business efforts, it has not yet provided similar offerings for the remaining segments of its focus (e.g., chemical, life sciences, etc.). Some competitors like