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i2 Bleeds In Shark-Infested Waters
What a difference a year makes. Two months after the Nike debacle, more than a dozen class action lawsuits for securities fraud are now pending in federal and

scm nike company  tack. Vendors from outside SCM have been buying up niche vendors and changing the competitive landscape. Examples are Adexa , bought by sourcing solutions provider FreeMarkets , and Speedchain , which was just recently acquired by Vastera , a global trade management solutions vendor. These companies are challenging the traditional SCM delivery model, one that i2 has yet to wholly abandon. i2 sorely needs a spring housecleaning to eliminate wallflower applications. It then needs to craft a new marketing

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Supply Chain Management (SCM) RFI/RFP Template

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scm nike company  leading supply chain management (SCM) and customer relationship management (CRM) vendors were also implicated in malfunctioning of the best-of-breed solution. The result was a free for all' finger pointing rage. What has generally not been known for sure though was the more exact percentage of failed implementations. Vendors and consultants, on one hand, would argue that these were mere individual cases out of thousands of implementations, and that the bad perception is mere a product of media's Read More

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