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Ace Hardware's IT Overhaul
By Matt Pillar, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
When business data is landlocked by inflexible, homegrown back office systems, IT departments bear the brunt of the strain. So it was at Ace Hardware Corporation, where IT personnel spent the majority of their time fielding requests from every angle, then hunkering down to figure out how to fulfill those requests. At issue were the 25-year-old IMS and DB2 COBOL-based order processing, warehouse management system, and price and promotion systems the company had.

Ace Hardware's IT Overhaul

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Reduce Distribution Operating Costs By 17%
By Infor
The economic downturn has been particularly tough for the distribution industry. Fortunately there is an upside for distributors who rely on ERP systems and other technology solutions to help them weather the storm. These distributors have streamlined processes, cut operating costs dramatically, and are well positioned to move ahead during times of recovery.

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Airline Looks To Enterprise Mobile To Manage And Support iPads For Pilot Use
Across industries and professions, business users are finding ways to take advantage of the flexibility and elegance of the iPad. Some of the early adopters of the tablet were lawyers, doctors, field sales personnel, photographers, and teachers. Now airline pilots are using the Apple tablet to decrease the amount of printed materials they need to carry on flights.
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