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The Third Way

Published By: 4Retail
Published:  Mar 24, 2010
Length:  7 pages

For years now, CIOs and IT specialists have been discussing the pros and cons of OLTP v OLAP. Whilst this focus on business intelligence has been useful and helped retailers discover what works for their businesses, technological advances in terms of collaboration and improving communication along the supply chain has until now been left unexplored. This white paper aims to identify why there is a need for a new technology and how this solution can improve communication, enhance collaboration and reduce the lead time of the design to delivery cycle. The subjects discussed will include:The development of OLTP and OLAP, Is OLTP the right technology for PLM?, Email is the barrier to seamless communication, Retailers lack collaboration and communication tools, The benefits of an online collaborative solution.

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