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Case Study: U.S. Department of Agriculture
In 2004, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) was using seven separate systems to manage training for nearly 140,000 employees worldwide. Learn how the

by department  department decreased training costs by implementing a single learning management system (LMS) for all USDA training—including mandatory, mission specific ,and discretionary training, and additional training for USDA’s 29 agencies and staff offices.

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Captured by Data


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Warehouse Management Systems by the Numbers


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6 Immediate Business Improvements Offered by an Online SRM System


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The New Product Development Paradigm Led by Simulation and Testing


Development and problem solving happens too often at the testing stage, once product prototypes have been built. This can be costly, both in terms of the time and the resources expended. Computer-aided design (CAD) and exercises (CAE) can address your concerns about product safety and performance, as well as augment your return on investment (ROI). Shift your product development paradigm with digital engineering tools.

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Great Plains Supply Chain Series To Be Powered By Logility


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Wireless Mobile Portal by MobileID


MobileID has produced a clean, easily navigable, user-friendly web site, which will allow users of all abilities to set up their MobileID personalized service quickly and easily, and its free too.

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How Airlines Can Stop Getting Murdered by Maintenance Costs


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Major Updates for UltiPro by Ultimate Software


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by department  Updates for UltiPro by Ultimate Software Ultimate Software  adds new functionality to the spring/summer 2013 version of its human capital management (HCM) solution to support multinational organizations, new mobile capabilities, and enhanced analytics. The release offers 29 additional country localizations, including Brazil, France, Italy, Spain, Korea, Thailand, China, Japan, Taiwan, and Australia. To date, Ultimate supports organizations with operations in 144 countries.  New global HCM Read More

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