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23 October 2008

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New Management White Paper Series from First Trace

To address issues important to business owners and members of upper management in Engineering Enterprises, First Trace released the first installment of their new White Paper Management Series entitled Hidden ROI: Examining Engineering Processes to Improve the Bottom Line. Registrants of this FREE document also receive an audio podcast of the white paper for easy review.

Recognizing and quantifying breakdowns in engineering processes is a primary concern of any executive in an Engineering Enterprise since these breakdowns lead to higher costs, lower productivity, and more waste. In an uncertain economy, this task adds even more responsibility to the assignment. This white paper is written from the perspective of upper management and provides suggestions where risks and costs can be identified and reduced in Engineering Enterprises.

Use the ROI tool included to calculate how much these breakdowns cost your firm this year. In this white paper you will also learn:

? What defines an "Engineering Enterprise"

? Why Engineering Document Management is more complex

? The greatest risk factors in Engineering processes

? Simple questions to ask to quantify process breakdowns

? Suggestions on how to eliminate breakdowns

? The intangible costs of breakdowns

Visit the complete White Paper Series for other installments that may benefit your firm.

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