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OpenReference™ is an open, editable reference for business terms, building towards a common language to describe business performance, processes, practices and terms. More..

Just like Wikipedia, you can contribute new information or corrections to the reference. If you have a passion for open standards and educating others, why not help build the reference? More..


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