TEC Joins Forces with BPT Partners to Create the Industry’s Leading CRM Evaluation Center
February 28, 2007
Montreal, Quebec, February 28, 2007— Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) (www.technologyevaluation.com), the world’s foremost provider of enterprise software evaluation tools, is pleased to announce its new strategic partnership with BPT Partners LLC (BPT) (www.bptpartners.com), a leading source of customer relationship management (CRM) research and education.
This alliance aims to provide superior software selection services to TEC customers considering CRM software purchases or upgrades (http://crm.technologyevaluation.com).
TEC’s mission is to aid decision makers in identifying and evaluating software solutions that best fit their business and system requirements. This partnership allows TEC to become a pioneer in the CRM evaluation industry, reach new territories, and increase its knowledge capital.
Bruce Culbert, Paul Greenberg, and Dr. Jeff Tanner of BPT will become CRM research residents at TEC—providing direction, validation, and certification of the framework and evaluation criteria used in the software selection process.
“We are pleased to be teaming with TEC to provide the most comprehensive CRM evaluation, analysis, and research found anywhere in the industry. TEC’s commitment to fair and unbiased research and analysis of the important software solutions and technology in CRM closely align with the mission and goals of BPT,” said Bruce Culbert, managing director of BPT.
“With the rapid pace of change in CRM today, we couldn’t have a better partner than BPT to ensure our member base has access to information on the most current CRM technologies. Having Paul Greenberg’s expertise available to keep our CRM knowledge base leading-edge—and to help our participating CRM vendors identify new trends in the marketplace—is very exciting,” said Charles Luffer, TEC’s vice president of strategic alliances.
About Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC)
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is the foremost online source for enterprise software evaluation tools. TEC provides decision support systems (DSS) that enable stakeholders to objectively identify the software products that best fit their company’s unique business and systems requirements, and that contribute most effectively to superior business performance.
TEC has been aiding software selection since 1993, reducing the cost, risk, and time associated with software selection. It has over twenty online technology evaluation centers, ranging from enterprise resource planning (ERP), CRM, and supply chain management (SCM), to business intelligence (BI), containing thousands of detailed criteria on over 800 technology solutions.
More information can be found at press releases.
About BPT Partners LLC (BPT)
BPT Partners is a leading provider of CRM training, education, and research. With US offices in Atlanta, Dallas, and Washington, DC, and partnerships that span the globe, BPT Partners can provide full-service CRM training from executive education on CRM strategy, to training in sales methodology for an entire company's sales force. Founded in 2005, BPT Partners has a unique composition and business model, providing CRM training in both the cutting-edge and the classic strategies and processes that made CRM one of the most successful business approaches in decades. BPT's trainers and subject matter experts are notable professionals who have won awards for their industry-leading thinking and practices.
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BPT Partners, LLC
1989 Simpson Road, South East
Smyrna, Georgia, 30080, USA
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC)
740 St. Maurice, 4th floor
Montreal, Quebec, H3C 1L5, Canada