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 vertical integration advantages and disadvantages


Prepackaged SAP Best Practices-Are They for You?
SAP Best Practices are a series of fixed-scope, pre-defined packages of software and services solutions designed to address the demands of midsize enterprises

vertical integration advantages and disadvantages  Best Practices to build micro-vertical mySAP All-in-One solution offerings that leverage their unique industry expertise and service capabilities. We looked at several examples of SAP Best Practices offerings. The chemicals packaged solution is tailored specifically to the chemicals industry. It appears complete for the business processes available and should prove to be an attractive option for mid-sized chemicals companies. SAP offering for chemicals combines Core business processes Consulting services

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CRM for Financial and Insurance Markets RFI/RFP Template

Insurance and Investment, Marketing Automation, Sales Force Automation (SFA), CRM Analytics, Call Center and Customer Service, Professional Services Automation (PSA), e-CRM, E-Mail Respons... Get this template

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