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Retail Technology Experiments at Metro AG
Last year, I had the pleasure of attending a Canadian retail conference where I was incredibly impressed by the presentation of Dr. Gerd Wolfram, the Managing

bid shopping and bid peddling  Technology Experiments at Metro AG Last year, I had the pleasure of attending a Canadian retail conference where I was incredibly impressed by the presentation of Dr. Gerd Wolfram, the Managing Director of Metro Group Information Technology GmbH, IT service provider of the German retail giant Metro AG. Information technologies have a huge impact on retail business performance. This “magic” in IT technology was fantastic 15 to 20 years ago—and now it has become a regular staple and commonness

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The latest economic crisis has retailers of all sizes closing their doors. On the flip side, consumers are tightening their pocketbooks due to layoffs and lack of brand trust. So, how are retailers and consumers weathering the storm?

bid shopping and bid peddling  Consumers, and the Recession: Weathering the Storm The State of the Retail Industry To the general public, it seemed to come out of nowhere and went into crisis mode with the fall of Lehman Brothers Holdings . What exactly? The recession, the economic down, the financial crisis—as it has been referred to. Seemingly overnight, the already distressed financial market was now extremely volatile. On November 20th, 2008, the Dow Jones Industrial Average experienced its largest one-day point loss ( Read More

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bid shopping and bid peddling  is determined at the bid stage, around half of all projects are not delivered to plan, according to SAP . In fact, on average 20 percent of project value is at risk. To help customer combat this challenge, SAP has launched SAP Commercial Project Management application , which brings front- and back-end project information transparency into one integrated system. The solution makes available to project managers, administrators, and executives one cohesive view into all project aspects to help enhance Read More

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bid shopping and bid peddling  New Chairman/CEO in a Bid to Stop Its Agony Event Summary Languishing enterprise software vendor System Software Associates (SSA--Chicago, IL) named Robert Carpenter as its new Chief Executive and Chairman of the Board. Carpenter succeeds the retiring William Stuek, the former IBM executive put in charge of SSA's turnaround several years ago. While Stuek was able to stabilize the company during his tenure, it has never regained its former industry position. Carpenter comes to SSA from systems integrator Read More

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Cogep is a consulting firm specialized in the management of strategic assets for both public and private organizations since 1989. We provide in-depth expertise and world-class computerized management tools, support companies in activities related to planning, organization and control of the maintenance of strategic assets, (production equipment, vehicles, real estate and technological equipment), inventories and purchases. Backed by experience in the field, along with implementations throughout North America, Cogep has earned the reputation as a company that is close to its customers and that offers top-quality products and services. Since it designs the software, Cogep is constantly adapting and improving its product based on the needs of customers and market demands. Customers benefit from our approach and have immediate access to improvements through their service contracts, at no extra cost. Whether it is through Cogep or our network of partners, our objective is to provide software users with comprehensive support, from decision-making, implementation, to ongoing optimization of the solution. Our team is comprised of engineers, technicians, computer analysts and managers. These professionals, men and women in the field, are attuned to your exact needs; they know your environment and limits. Skilled in making quick and informed decisions, you can trust in our team’s expertise to find the right solution to your needs. Our software is currently in use by a wide range of customers who use it in one or more of the following situations: Production equipment: mines and steel, pulp and paper plants, saw mills, agri-food sector, manufacturers, water and waste treatment plants, petrochemical plants, etc. Building sector: government and municipal buildings, private buildings, shopping centres, office buildings, hospitals, etc. Transportation: truck, bus, train or taxi fleets, municipal service vehicles, specialized heavy equipment, etc. Technological equipment: computing equipment, computerized amusement systems, production robots, specialized medical equipment, etc.

bid shopping and bid peddling  Cogep is a consulting firm specialized in the management of strategic assets for both public and private organizations since 1989. We provide in-depth expertise and world-class computerized management tools, support companies in activities related to planning, organization and control of the maintenance of strategic assets, (production equipment, vehicles, real estate and technological equipment), inventories and purchases. Backed by experience in the field, along with implementations throughout Read More

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