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October 17, 2008

The National Children's Study (NCS) is historic - it will assemble more data on our youth than ever before. Starting with as many as 400,000 mothers-to-be, it is an enormous undertaking to be sure, and will result in a greater understanding of the health issues facing our next generation, from pre-birth to age 21.

Slingshot is proud and excited that its asset tracking software is being used by the National Institute of Health (NIH) to track all medical assets on the study. From the warehouse (eStock) to the study centers (where orders to replenish supplies will be generated using eRequest) and...

October 15, 2008

How would you manage the collection of health data from 100,000 children over 21 years in 105 different locations?  Discover which custom and off-the-shelf solutions, including Slingshot eCity, the National Children's Study selected for this monumental task...

Read the Article: Database Project to Track Health of 100,000 U.S. Children [report broken link]

September 30, 2008

Never, ever attempt to do project risk management alone. It’s far too dangerous an activity to perform by yourself. One of two things will happen:

September 11, 2008

Project Management51% of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) projects are deemed unsuccessful by their own management teams and corporate sponsors. 46% of project participants and stakeholders do not believe that their business sufficiently understands the system being implemented to leverage the benefits underpinning its business case in the first place.

Alarming, I'm sure you'll agree. What's more alarming is that this statistic is not changing significantly over time.

September 4, 2008

Mobile ERPThe way we see it, there's an immediate need to embrace mobile functionality.

Already, email and what I tend to call "toy" apps have made their way into the palm of your hand. This is changing how we work and communicate in a pretty profound way. Marketers across the globe are also getting all excited about this medium and it's potential for directly targeted messaging and selling.

We're excited about the challenge of taking a big, powerful and mature piece of software, and putting some of the most simple and powerful functionality in the palm of your hand...

February 5, 2008

On Monday 21st. January, Slingshot announced its award of Microsoft Gold Partner status.  Slingshot has maintained Certified Partner status over recent years, and has leveraged its use of Microsoft products and participation in their beta programs to the fullest extent possible.

Paul Carr, Slingshot’s CEO said that “Maintaining the highest possible partnership status with Microsoft enables us to access the best possible software, utilities and support they can offer on behalf of our clients.  As power users of Microsoft products, we regularly push the newest software to its limits.  For this reason we’re pleased to...

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