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NetSuite SRP—Catering to Both Service and Product Companies
At SuiteWorld 2014, NetSuite announced its new services resource planning (SRP) solution, which addresses all the needs of both services- and product- based

q bid penny auction  business processes by optimizing quotes and staffing, increasing staff utilization, and enabling agility.   IT services and consulting companies must improve resource utilization and project profitability through assigning talent efficiently, developing more accurate quotes, and identifying areas for margin improvement. In addition, with the added power of the SuiteCloud Development platform, NetSuite SRP customers can customize the application for industry- or business-specific workflows and

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QAD Reports Third-Quarter--Revenue Rises 56 Percent


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q bid penny auction  Reports Third-Quarter--Revenue Rises 56 Percent Event Summary Karl F. Lopker, QAD's Chief Executive Officer, stated, Our third-quarter growth was due to a number of key strategies that are now showing results. They include: our geographic expansion made through acquisitions, the continued expanding demand for services from QAD's Global Services Business and the growing demand for our Web-enabled MFG/PRO 9.0. In addition, the alignment of our cost structures with target levels has been completed. Read More

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Sales Tax and the Supply Chain: Avoiding Audit in High-Risk Areas


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Generating Revenue from Service


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