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Knowledge Based Selections
Knowledge Based Selections allow companies to truly reach an optimum and justifiable technology decision. Knowledge Based Selections have several unique

sound scientific research methods  process, and Deliver a sound recommendation that supports the business strategy. No organization can afford to embark on a system implementation that is predestined to fail. To that end, your process should include a readiness assessment through interviews with executive and senior managers. From an analysis of needs, concerns, attitudes, experience, knowledge and desired business architecture, you can constructs a Risk Profile for each selection to help guide the GO/NOGO decision and risk mitigation

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Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM)

The Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM) Knowledge Base research helps determine support levels of various systems that help companies market their services or products effectively and efficiently. EMM tools help manage strategic planning and marketing resources (sometimes referred to as marketing resource management or MRM). This KB also covers rule-based techniques, pattern recognition, and other profiling features.  

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