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SalesLogix and ACT! Officially Branded As Best Software Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations
The company must clearly articulate its plans and the timeline for integration for each of its products. Otherwise it may face confusion and/or anxiety amongst

product lifecycle management consultations for engineering and  had long formed the product alliance, so the integration task had not started from scratch. However, this might not be the case for the rest of the product portfolio, and as integration is never a simple feat anyway despite SalesLogix' proverbial Open CRM' initiative and a number of mid-market ERP product alliances and subsequent product integration experiences (deals with Exact Macola , Intuitive Manufacturing Systems , and Expandable Software being some, as a matter of interest). A quite similar

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Comprehensive RFI/RFP Template

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