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Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis - Part 2
Part 1 of this series analyzed the phenomenon of the rise of the service economy: the increasing importance of the service sector in industrialized economies

gps navigators  maturity of mobile devices, GPS and other technologies offer unique opportunities to address these challenges in a cost-effective manner. In a recent webcast, the  VDC Research Group  concurred with earlier predictions within its own survey’s findings. Namely, the proportion of mobile enterprise workforce is increasing, whereby the number of global mobile knowledge workers is expected to reach 200 million by 2012. The Rise of the Mobile Workforce Moreover, enterprises are increasingly feeling the

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