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Simplified international deployments Master Data Management Contextual & Role Based Business Intelligence. Completion of all local compliance features, adding support for 11 additional countries (BR, CZ, CN, EST, LAT, LIT, IN, JP, PO, RU) Integrated sales channel mgmt. incl. web storefront and catalog mgmt. Complex budget formulation through Excel Support for US Payroll Advances In HRM, improving employee lifecycle management (position control & budget integration) 7