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Office Gains Supply Chain Ties

One way to keep Office out of the features wars with free open source tools is for Microsoft to push the suite as a development environment and as a front-end to enterprise applications such as ERP. This week, Microsoft made its pitch for Office to front-end supply chain back-ends.

Microsoft has a small share of the supply chain software market today, but I predict it will be a major player in years to come.

Posted by Doug Barney on October 19, 2006


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