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Provider of B2B Price Management and Optimization Speaks Out
In addition to growing at a breakneck pace for the last few years, Vendavo has recently rounded out its suite for price and margin management. The market should

dow chemical managers  chemical companies such as Dow and DuPont. A number of non-SAP ERP accounts can be found too— Emerson , Michelin , and Qualcomm —all running on Oracle or other non-SAP applications. Broadening Functional Horizons Possibly even more important than these expansions is that some customers are adopting Vendavo’s newly added segmentation, price-setting, and optimization capabilities, which should now make the vendor competitive in deals that focus on these areas. Vendavo’s traditional stronghold has be

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Talent Management

Talent management solutions encompass all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees from the point of hire to the point of retire. This talent management model includes functionality for recruitment and staffing management, personnel management, career development, succession planning, learning management, performance and compensation management, and workforce management and planning. 

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