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Challenges and Future Plans of a Product Inventory Disposition Vendor
Despite FreeFlow's success at helping organizations regain some margin of profitability for excess inventory, the company still strives for expansion and

landscape bidding opportunities  to negotiate the legislative landscape, and competent to define a program that fits their products, customers, and cost objectives. Companies should look first within their existing supply chain, since many third party logistics (3PLs) and inventory asset management service providers have added WEEE compliance solutions to their service offerings, and then they should leverage their infrastructure to optimize cost. Final part of the series Let the (Excess) Inventory Flow!

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Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) and performance management applications enable real-time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. These applications provide users with valuable insights into key operating information to quickly identify business problems and opportunities. Users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that ultimately support business decisions. These tools prevent the potential loss of knowledge within the enterprise that results from massive information accumulation that is not readily accessible or in a usable form. It is an umbrella term that ties together other closely related data disciplines including data mining, statistical analysis, forecasting, and decision support. 

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Ventyx-Utilities’ One-Stop-Shop Provider?


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landscape bidding opportunities  competitors, and the competitive landscape varies by product line and industry. We most commonly come up against major ERP and EAM vendors like SAP , Oracle , Infor , IFS , Astea , and IBM . Many of our solutions actually are integrated into the financials and human resources (HR) aspects of these ERP solutions, but we also compete in specific areas such as EAM, MWFM, and CIS and billing, for instance. We have a pretty good record against the ERP vendors with clients who require deep, industry-specific Read More

The Post-implementation Agility of Enterprise Systems: An Analysis


Very few companies really run standard software applications as "standard" products, since every business changes constantly. In fact, these companies have found that the agility they wish to attain is in direct conflict with the rigidity of their enterprise systems.

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The Promise (and Complexities) of Private Labels


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landscape bidding opportunities  Complexities Certainly, the retail landscape is changing, and the market is looking to differentiate through better tailoring the customer shopping experience and introducing private label products exclusive to their retail chains. However, bringing private label goods into the mix adds supply chain complexity, as retailers struggle to shorten the product life cycles in order to react faster to the latest fashion trends. The so-called retail balancing act of creating a superior consumer shopping Read More

How Health Benefit Exchanges Will Change the Business Landscape in the Health Care Space


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), which aims to create state-based health benefit exchanges in the US, calls for a shake-up of the health care sector. The focus for technology companies addressing the health benefits exchange opportunity needs to be around the integration of stakeholders on a common platform, ensuring quick and easy access to medical records, patient data, insurance service providers and products, automated physician entries, and payment channels. Learn more now.

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The Current Landscape of Internet Recruiting


Internet recruiting is a potentially powerful opportunity to augment existing recruitment practices. While the landscape is still dotted with a handful of household names, newer tools and technology will usher in newer entrants. Thus, the organizations willing to experiment and embrace this new technology will eventually win the race to the best talent on the Net.

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Small Call Centers: Challenges and Opportunities


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Web Testing Has Changed the Testing Landscape


Software testing vendors are forming alliances and partnerships with the vendors who actually service and support the delivery of Internet content. Thus do the realities of testing Internet applications sink in. Two instances: Mercury Interactive formed a strategic alliance with Akamai Technologies, and Segue signed NaviSite as its first Hosted Services Partner.

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“Rightsourcing” Your Wireless Asset Management


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The Definitive Guide to Pipeline Management


Correctly managing your open opportunities is an essential part of hitting your number, which is why your pipeline is a primary factor of sales success. Understanding your pipeline, which is essentially a visualization of open opportunities, helps sales managers and reps improve forecasting, better understand why deals are won (or lost), and quickly identify bottlenecks or leakages in the sales process. This white paper shows you how to best manage your pipeline, which isn’t always straightforward.

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How One Vendor Parlays Price Variation into Profit Improvement Opportunities


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Mobile Business Intelligence: A Growing Enterprise Trend


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Mobile Commerce: The Path to Customer Engagement


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The Automotive Supply Chain in the New Normal: Analysis of the Industry and its Supply Chain Opportunities


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Social Networking and Opportunities in the Public Sector


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