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Laying the Tracks for the Technology Train
Don’t expect high marks in enabling business initiatives until your company gets its corporate strategy right. This note was based in part from an interview

train  Tracks for the Technology Train IT Management Issue The volume of today's mergers, consolidations, new products, and new ventures is unparalleled in business history. These, coupled with pressures to reduce cycle times even further, have sent business leaders in search of enabling technology. But the message from the CIO's office is often not what they want to hear. Consider the case of an energy company. To accelerate its transformation from a regional utility company to an energy service company that

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train  Bombardier Transportation’s innovative Train of the Future project has led the company to collaborate with many partners during its research phase, including TEC, for the use of its decision support platform in selecting railway components; Amesys, for testing; Silicomp Canada, for simulation software; and CRIM, for its expertise. While CRIM's researchers and professionals have helped to resolve the problems that Bombardier Transportation’s R&D team faces, this collaboration has also allowed T Read More

4 Ways Sales and Marketing Should Use Training to Drive Revenue


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train  of how organizations deliver training, and providing the benefits of e-learning to users who were previously out of reach. By expanding the access of e-learning, mobile learning enables organizations to provide knowledge and training to employees, partners, and customers in new ways. This field guide explores five critical steps to ensure that you get the most out of your mobile learning investment. Read More

Your ERP System is Up and Running-Now What?


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PLM Is An Industry Affair - Or Is It?


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Imperial Leverages Lectra Fashion PLM


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train  Leverages Lectra Fashion PLM Lectra , a global provider of integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles, and composite materials, recently announced that Imperial is implementing Lectra Fashion PLM to reinforce its position in the fast fashion market and support its worldwide business growth strategy.   Founded in Bologna, Italy, in 1978, Imperial provides menswear and womenswear to 4,000 customers across the world. In 2012, Read More

Hitachi Rail Adopts PTC PLM Globally


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train  Tobacco Group Selects Aras PLM Imperial Tobacco Group, a multinational tobacco company that makes cigarettes, cut tobacco, premium cigars, rolling papers, and tubes, recently selected the Aras Innovator product lifecycle management (PLM) suite to streamline product lifecycle, eliminate redundant systems, and drive collaboration, process improvement, and compliance worldwide. Imperial brands include Davidoff, West, Gauloises Blondes, Montecristo, Golden Virginia (the world's largest-selling hand Read More

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