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PeopleSoft Building Muscles To Overcome The Rough Patch Part 1
The year 2001, which was an exceptional year of financial performance for PeopleSoft, including record total revenue, record profit, and more than $500 million

year patch  from $514 million a year ago, justified by the management with all-too-familiar slowdown in IT spending. Figure 1. However, income from recurring operations, however, increased by 28% to $46 million, up from $36 million in the same quarter of 2001, while net income for the first quarter of 2002 was $45 million. Other positives were the Company's cash and investment balances at March 31, 2002 at $1.82 billion, an increase of $149 million during the first quarter. Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) at March 31,

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Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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