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Four strategic moves that point to a yes VMware’s success has resulted in a dominant market position leaving it both searching for new growth opportunities and facing pernicious threats to the market...
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The Xero Roadshow London was held at the British Museum. The attendance was more than 400 people, almost twice the number that attending the main conference Xerocon in 2012. If it...
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Supply chains keep making headlines around the world for the wrong reasons. General Motors recently recalled nearly 4.3 million vehicles with defective software. The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping, one of the world’s...
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