Sector recovers slightly, employment falls for fourth quarter running, levels of outstanding business continue to fall

Empowering the pharma planner

Empowering the pharma planner

Is the Pharmaceuticals sector showing us the way to be truly lean and agile?

Monitoring: For better or worse

Monitoring: For better or worse

From the motorway to the high street, to the emails on our computer and now seemingly to the warehouse--increasingly technology is capable of monitoring an individual's movement. The media are happy to portray the UK as becoming the most monitored society in the world, evoking the rather hackneyed Orwellian clichs. But in reality the ability to track an individual's movements is often the by-product of technological advance to achieve an entirely different goal.

Money doesn't buy results

New Booz Allen Hamilton innovation study finds no relationship between R&D spending and corporate performance

IBM Introduces New Solutions, Services for Mid-Sized Businesses

Industry and infrastructure offerings focus on security, business performance and ease of use; Designed and priced for mid-market, offered by business partners

Manufacturing companies face data crisis

Survey shows that crucial data left unmonitored


As soon as legislators start interfering in business decisions about how supply chains are structured and the way in which freight is moved, business costs go up.

IBS acquires specialized Java company

IBS has signed an agreement to acquire all the shares in the system development company Iptor AB in Gothenburg, Sweden. Iptor is a niche company that works with open-source business software, Java and integration.

RedPrairie Donates Over $60,000 to Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina Relief

Employees donate heavily and company generously matches

Western European SRM Applications Market on the Upswing as Strategic Sourcing Fuels Growth, Says IDC

Demand for supplier relationship management (SRM) applications in Western Europe increased in 2004, according to a new study from IDC. Much of the demand has come from a surge in orders for strategic sourcing solutions integrating and leveraging existing procurement systems.

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