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IT Sales Lead Generation: Understanding the Complex Sales Needs of the IT Industry
The sales lead generation process for technology companies is very different from lead generation in other industries. Technology sector needs are more precise,

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Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions (sometimes known as quote-to-order, or Q2O, systems) help drive sales effectiveness by supporting configuration and pricing activities and the generation of quotes that occure during the sales process. CPQ solutions create accurate and professional sales quotes for complex, custom-engineered or customizable products while streamlining core processes and lowering costs. Common features of CPQ software include product catalog and pricing functionality, product visualization, and support for channel sales.  

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The Essential Components of Quote-to-order Application Suites


Modern quote-to-order suites provide customers and suppliers access to design, planning, and material data. This enables users to proactively understand various aspects of a project, as well as reduce planning time, document activities, and promote communication throughout the engagement cycle.

manual lead generation  difficult to implement in manual processes. The cost related to such changes can also be significant. For example, a paper-based catalog (if even applicable in selling complex products) cannot be quickly or inexpensively updated to inform customers of changes in product offerings, availability, or pricing. In addition, a manufacturer and members of its distribution network often have limited capability to track orders, inventory, warranties, and other information (or to compile useful databases) using Read More

The State of the Art in Finance


Thanks to recent accounting scandals and an increasingly competitive environment, many chief financial officers and the finance organizations they lead have started to take on new roles within the enterprise. However, given the current state of the finance function in US companies, companies first need to understand the challenges to finance—and the road map to increasing its strategic capabilities.

manual lead generation  (cash advances, stop payments, manual checks, and so forth). The internal customers whose staff members use direct deposit and the self-service portal are charged less than those whose employees prefer paper transactions. The keys to success are the use of service-level agreements and a well thoughtout performance management process to establish and track productivity goals with customers. WHETHER TO OUTSOURCE OR SHARE SERVICES Companies normally approach outsourcing in waves, with payroll and tax among Read More

Case Study: ThyssenKrupp


ThyssenKrupp manufactures and configures custom elevators. To shorten sales cycles, reduce costs, and simplify ordering for agencies, distributors, and customers, ThyssenKrupp opted to implement the Cameleon Commerce Suite e-commerce platform and product configurator. Sales teams can now generate accurate real-time estimates and plans, and validate configurations for their customers using 3D visualization. Find out how.

manual lead generation  configuration by product experts, manual creation of elevator installation plans, and complex pricing. Sales processes needed to be streamlined in order to reduce cycle times, and this initiative needed to be supported by the implementation of technology that would enforce compliance with business and pricing rules. Reducing costs and errors With higher raw material prices and internal costs squeezing margins, TEF needed to cut administrative and operating overhead to stay competitive. Customers Read More

Sage Saleslogix Guidebook


If you’ve already implemented Sage Saleslogix for your customer relationship management (CRM) process and CRM analytics needs, this guidebook can help you achieve more value. And if you’re considering Saleslogix for your new CRM solution, you’ll learn best practices, including how to integrate and customize; how to move from sales to support, service, and marketing; and how to think strategically about training.

manual lead generation  This has eliminated the manual process once used at this company that often resulted in unmanaged leads that slipped through the cracks. Another company took time during the deployment to integrate its existing back end data warehouse to support its unique sales and distribution model enabling it to identify each individual customers' buying cycles and provide field sales personnel with direct access through SalesLogix. Another company used SalesLogix to automate the delivery of materials lists to Read More

Management for Next-generation Multi-service System Networks


The history of telecommunications management is rife with examples of good technology failing to meet business requirements. Historically, while business has needed management of service definitions, technology has focused on element management, leaving a gap between what is desired and what is possible. If operational expenses are to be lowered, this gap must be closed.

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Reinventing Interconnect/Settlement and Partner Management for Next-generation Service Providers


Today’s reality for service providers is about dealing with falling voice revenues—and keeping existing customers. Some providers look for alternative sources of revenue via digital content and gaming. But as this happens, the product offerings become more complex, and the role of partners more and more important. Automated partner settlement solutions can play a very crucial part in your partner strategy. Find out how.

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Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: Software Overview


The need for enterprise IT organizations to provide next-generation cloud features such as elastic capacity while meeting performance and reliability requirements is driving demand for a new approach to infrastructure. Whether workloads are Web-based or thick-client, data- or processing-intensive, the key to success is hardware and software engineered together for performance, reliability, and scale. Read this white paper to learn about an integrated middleware machine.

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How Does Your Partner Lead Machine Stack Up? 12 Tips for Lead Management Success


Channel partners are money-making sales and service arms for any vendor. Supporting partner leads can increase sales in difficult-to-reach markets, and expand customer bases in existing sectors as well. Greater revenues and larger market shares are vital to survival in today’s business world, but some simple tips can help maximize lead generation and open the door to closing more sales.

manual lead generation  Does Your Partner Lead Machine Stack Up? 12 Tips for Lead Management Success Channel partners are money-making sales and service arms for any vendor. Supporting partner leads can increase sales in difficult-to-reach markets, and expand customer bases in existing sectors as well. Greater revenues and larger market shares are vital to survival in today’s business world, but some simple tips can help maximize lead generation and open the door to closing more sales. Read More

How to Define Your Next Generation Contact Center Strategies


A contact center is a mission-critical component of any organization’s operations—regardless of who they service. Yet stakeholders often remain dissatisfied with its performance. In the past, contact centers benefited from advances in information and technologies, yet many companies struggled to determine how they could take advantage of these benefits. Find out how embracing both old and new technologies today can work.

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CallidusCloud Connections C3—Focusing on Sales and Marketing to “Lead to Money”


This year’s CallidusCloud Connections C3 conference in Las Vegas furthered CallidusCloud’s efforts to push the market awareness of its Lead to Money suite. While the incentive and compensation and configure price quote (CPQ) modules remain two main entry points for most customers, at the conference the vendor focused on the ability of the suite to make sales and marketing work as one in order to close deals faster.

manual lead generation  Connections C3—Focusing on Sales and Marketing to “Lead to Money” This year’s CallidusCloud Connections C3 conference in Las Vegas furthered CallidusCloud’s efforts to push the market awareness of its Lead to Money suite. While the incentive and compensation and configure price quote (CPQ) modules remain two main entry points for most customers, at the conference the vendor focused on the ability of the suite to make sales and marketing work as one in order to close deals faster. Read More

Sales and Operations Planning Part Three: Game Plan Guidelines


Effective game plans lead to improved firm performance and bottom line results. Metrics include reductions in stock-outs, delivery lead-time, missed shipments, partial shipments, expediting efforts, and improvements in customer service. This is an excerpt from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision.

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PeopleSoft’s ASP Play


PeopleSoft announces the “Next Generation ASP”

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Second Generation IP Telephony


As much as 80 percent of day-to-day business activity is taken up by digitally-based messaging. Integrating telecommunications with your messaging environment is crucial. Second generation IPT leverages data networks, and increases productivity through voice application integration. It integrates directly with customer relationship management or enterprise resource planning systems, Lotus Notes, and Outlook, Word, and Excel, to digitally capture information for compliance and traceability.

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