Using Generic Contractor Names

Sometimes it can seem like a good idea to use generic names to set up contractors, so as not to have to perform large scale SLA data configurations when contractors change. Names like CARPENTERS, PEST-CONTROL, PAINTERS, etc., are self-explanatory, and actual contractor business data can be recorded in the details. The problem is that analysis may not easily indicate who really did the work; an annual overdue count analysis might be fine if the same painters were used throughout the year, but what if several different carpenters were used in the period.

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Generic Service Provider Names

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