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How to Optimize Costs and Increase Productivity Through Technology

Michael Krigsman, tech influencer and blogger, ZDNet; Preston James, Dell; Alisa Swann, Microsoft
As competition increases within the SMB space and economic pressures continue to mount, companies continue to seek a competitive advantage that will push them ahead of the rest.

One of the best ways they are gaining this advantage is by evaluating their current operations to optimize costs and increase productivity. While these evaluations often span several business areas/functions, an emerging trend is the use of IT technologies and services to achieve overall efficiency.

Join our live, one-hour webcast on how to optimize costs & increase productivity through technology, and learn from our experts as they discuss:

- Fundamentals of cost optimization and increasing productivity
- Applying IT technologies and services to gain efficiency for your business
- Unique success stories from companies who have become more efficient and optimized through the adoption of IT principles
Nov 15 2012
60 mins
How to Optimize Costs and Increase Productivity Through Technology
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