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Google Profits Down 20% As CPC Plummets 15%

October 22, 2012

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  The day’s big news of Google’s precipitous drop in share price concealed the fact that Google’s average CPC is down 15% from a year ago. This decline in one of Google’s key performance metrics has potentially far more long-term consequences than a silly printer’s mistake. Yesterday’s premature release of Google’s disappointing quarterly earnings caused […]

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Cupid Media Expands Internationally with DirectTrack

September 19, 2012

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Press Release         PITTSBURGH – September 13, 2012 – Direct Response Technologies, a leading provider of global performance marketing solutions, announced that Cupid Media is expanding its global network by incorporating the advanced internationalization features and user-engagement functionality found within the DirectTrack® affiliate marketing platform. Located in Queensland, Australia, Cupid Media operates […]

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Is Your Supply Chain Ready to Enable Profitable Growth and High Performance?

September 12, 2005

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Growth is clearly back on the executive agenda. Yet executives increasingly find that growing profitably is extremely challenging due to the complexity and volatility characteristic of today’s business environment. Further complicating matters is the fact that, after several years of intense focus on cost reduction, most companies’ supply chains are operationally efficient but are not […]

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Special Interview: Dr. Yossi Sheffi and Dr. Larry Lapide

June 14, 2004

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ASCET: What exactly is the Supply Chain 2020 project about? Lapide: The Supply Chain 2020 project is a multiyear initiative. Ultimately, it aims to identify the innovations that will be the foundation of successful supply chains 10 to 15 years into the future. The project deliverables will entail a variety of publications, including one or […]

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Innovation Management Market

June 14, 2004

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View Ventana Research’s IPM practice began with the recognition of an innovation value chain supported by an innovation business process. The value chain delivers ideas, deliverables and intellectual capital. The business process that supports this value chain is concerned with generating, converting and realizing innovation. The innovation management technology market supplies software tools and applications […]

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The Know-How that Helped Build the Legend

June 14, 2004

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Few factors can impact the success of your company as much as the performance of your supply chain. No matter what industry or region of the world you do business in, your supply chain is as integral to your success as your products, your services, and your people. At Caterpillar Logistics Services, we know firsthand […]

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SRM for the Real World

June 14, 2004

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The Real World In the real world, suppliers manage the bulk of your costs and outsourcing is increasing that trend. In the real world, person-to-person interactions determine pricing and service levels between buyers and suppliers. In the real world, supplier relationships are managed across an array of stakeholders that generate millions of communications annually. In […]

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Risk Management in the Supply Chain

June 14, 2004

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In our current global marketplace, it doesn’t matter where parts or subassemblies come from. What does matter are the cost implications. A major part of the real cost is the result of uncertainties and assumptions that may or may not prove right. For example, is network access reliable and ubiquitous in the locations from which […]

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The Newview Perspective On Direct Materials

June 14, 2004

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Newview develops software that helps industrial companies connect product development and procurement to drive innovation on a competitive cost basis. We create advantages for companies with significant value trapped in direct materials and their associated network of supply relationships. Significant ROI can be achieved in 90 days through improved management of material specification data and […]

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