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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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The Fast-payback SAP Projects for Saving Money in 2009: Detailed Data for Business Expense Projects
Companies are under huge pressure to cut all SAP-related costs and are seeking every opportunity to exploit their huge investments in SAP to reduce total

sample justification report  financial performance metrics for sample fast-payback projects to reduce business expense Two basic financial performance metrics-what we call time to payback and bang for the buck-were calculated to identify the most successful fast-payback projects to reduce business expenses (see Appendix A for definitions of these metrics). The results of this calculation are presented in Table 3. For time to payback, an order fulfillment project that featured drop-ship with third-party providers had the best overall

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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CMMS - EAM Software Evaluation Report

The EAM Software Evaluation Report is geared toward groups that need to analyze requirements for a system, which supports maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. This Software Evaluation Report includes criteria for comparing general computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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