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Tuesday, March 30, 2010


SaaS vs. Licensed Software - How to Choose What’s Right for Your Needs

By Bill McBeath                                           Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Application Service Providers (ASP), and traditional licensed models are all available today. Selecting the right software application involves evaluating not only the functionality, but also the delivery and payment models. Here are some tips and guidelines on selecting the right software solution for your company. [Read More]

The Crazy World of Software Marketers
By Ann Grackin                                                                                                  Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Probably the most enjoyable, but clearly the most perishable, job is Chief Marketing Officer. Sifting through hundreds of briefings a year, I can tell quickly who knows what their company does, what value it has for customers, and beyond that, who’s got a market-discovery and customer-acquisition strategy that works. [Read More]

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Technology
Logility Acquires Optiant - Supply Chain Optimization Gets Leaner
Logility acquisition of Optiant ’streamlines’ the optimization market. With Ilog and its acquisitions of Logictools, JDA’s acquisition of i2, and others, the market is looking leaner. But this might be good for customers.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010     ChainLink Commentary

 
RFID Sector Still Attracting Investments
Despite the lack of hype and poor economy, the RFID Market is still receiving investments, a sign of confidence and solution value for the future.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010     ChainLink Commentary

SupplyTech--Your tool for smart buying decisions. Click to take an indepth look at the top supply chain vendors

Supply Chain News
Supply Chain Apps Still Provide Competitive Advantage
Inventory Management - is it really an old story? Not to Macy’s, Wal-Mart, Hilfiger, Martha Stewart and Delmonte! Do you want to capture the top shelf space? And have your channel love your brand and sell it like crazy for you? Get your Supply Chain in order!
Tuesday, March 30, 2010     ChainLink Commentary

 

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