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Activity-based costing falling foul of wrong IT

Businesses could be stunting the size of their activity-based costing (ABC) projects through poor software choices, a survey commissioned by business process management company Armstrong Laing Group has revealed. Brian ...

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3D design: a two-horse race now?

2,000 users, 50 international journalists, hundreds of software partners and members of the analyst, consultancy and financial community all converged last month on the lights of Las Vegas to witness 3D design software ...

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IBM and Enigma join forces for aftermarket

A new partnership between aftermarket management software specialists Enigma and IT giant IBM should result in OEMs and operators of capital equipment benefiting from a comprehensive aftermarket software product that ...

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IBM and Dassault announce new Catia release

IBM and its design software partner-giant Dassault Systemes this month announced a new release of its Catia design software, Version5 Release8 (V5R8) which has 23 new products and some very useful enhancements. Dean ...

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Babcock BES gets IFS ERP for warship refitting

Babcock BES has implemented Swedish ERP vendor IFS’ materials and manufacturing management software alongside Primavera project planning for its warship refitting at the Rosyth dockyard. HMS Monmouth, one of the Royal ...

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Baan is fit and well… and staying with Invensys

Enterprise software vendor Baan is to stay under parent Invensys. “Baan is absolutely core for Invensys,” said Baan president Laurens van der Tang at a hastily convened Europe-wide telephone press conference, and he ...

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All aboard the technology train

British industry will be invited to open its eyes to the sheer possibilities of new technology next month when automation, controls and project management giant Siemens Automation and Drives rolls out its multi-million ...


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