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Global Trade Applications in Global Credit Crunch - Part I
I have done blog posts lately on how some supply chain management (SCM) applications could fare in a down economy. One was about pricing optimization solutions

utility sink faucet  small example: if a utility doesn't have access to credit markets to pay its workers, these workers will not come to work, the utility will shut down, and there will be no power in our homes, etc. Meet Joe Black: Global Credit Crunch (or Cash is King) This gloomy scenario is exactly what the politicians and experts have failed to explain from the very beginning. If grocery stores don't have access to short-term credit to buy goods to stock shelves, there is no food; if farmers don’t have credit to

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Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services. 

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