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What Do Modern Knowledge Workers Need?
In many service industries, such as financial, insurance, utilities, healthcare, government, and others, case management is the lifeblood of the business. These

us healthcare insurance  Need? In many service industries, such as financial, insurance, utilities, healthcare, government, and others, case management is the lifeblood of the business. These highly unstructured (dynamic or adaptive, if you will) processes where the next process step’s best action depends on the outcome of the previous step require apt human process stewards, a.k.a. “knowledge workers.” These knowledge workers, characterized as workers whose main capital is knowledge, are aided by a multitude of tools such

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CRM for Financial and Insurance Markets Software Evaluation Report

This CRM Software Evaluation Report supports specialized criteria for groups engaged in the financial and insurance markets. In addition to many of the regular CRM features, the Software Evaluation Report has a range of criteria for policy tracking, agency management, investment tracking, and other areas of concern to professional service automation (PSA) groups. 

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PeopleSoft - Are Business Intelligence and e-Commerce Enough?


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