The Future of Sales Performance Management

Sales managers have faced the same challenges since long before customer relationship management (CRM) applications were invented. However, new tools and technologies are making their jobs easier. The future of sales performance management is integrated with CRM and social collaboration. It helps managers provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to drive better sales behaviors and, ultimately, better sales results.

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