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 amdocs clarifycrm


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Marked by the Nortel years, Clarify is a customer relationship management (CRM) application for the telecommunications industry. Amdocs, by associating its own

amdocs clarifycrm  than a cost center. Amdocs positions itself as the leading provider of billing and CRM software applications for the communication industry.

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Clarity of Vision: Clarify Sold to Amdocs by Nortel


Amdocs Management Limited announced that it reached an agreement with Nortel Networks to acquire the assets of Nortel’s Clarify business for US $200 million. Nortel is jettisoning business units that are not in line with its current vision. Who is Amdocs, and what do they plan to do with their newly-acquired CRM suite?

amdocs clarifycrm  Vision: Clarify Sold to Amdocs by Nortel Clarity of Vision: Clarify Sold to Amdocs by Nortel R. Garland - October 26, 2001 Event Summary On Tuesday, October 2, Clarify 's short-lived presence under the Nortel Networks (NYSE: NT) umbrella came to an end, as Amdocs Limited of St. Louis (NYSE: DOX), announced that it reached an agreement with Nortel to acquire the assets of Nortel's Clarify division for $200 million. Clarify was purchased almost two years ago by Nortel for what now appears to have been a Read More

Amdocs Overhauls Its Marketing


Amdocs believes its ICM strategy resonates with its customers, who, facing increased competition and price commoditization, realize that they need to differentiate customers' experiences from the competition, to enhance customer loyalty and increases profitability.

amdocs clarifycrm  solution. To that end, Amdocs ClarifyCRM product offers solutions that help companies better perform and manage selling processes across multiple sales channels. The major suite, Amdocs ClarifyCRM Service and Support , offers solutions spanning support centers, contact centers, and self-service solutions, although the product offers certain marketing and analytics capabilities too. Another related product, Amdocs Enabler , provides flexible, real time rating and billing for all voice, data, content, and Read More

Xchange Adds To The List Of CRM Point Solutions' Casualties


Xchange's protracted troubles and its recent inglorious demise and subsequent auctioned sellout may prove the fact that the CRM point providers without a clear differentiating value proposition and without enough resources have not much to look for out there in the long run other than to find an honorable exit strategy.

amdocs clarifycrm  far. To be fair, Amdocs has not exactly left the ClarifyCRM product in the dust, given the release of ClarifyCRM 11 in September 2002, which featured thin client support, a process manager module, and an XML-based integration gateway. On the other hand, even during 2002, while battling to secure new finances, Xchange surprisingly managed to build a strong real-time engine to deliver targeted promotions based capability to detect important customer events and behaviors from transactional data throughout Read More

Customer Life Cycle Solutions: Strategic Alliances, Challenges, & User Recommendations


Collaboration between Amdocs and SAS, if truly committed to by both, should make it possible to collect and analyze information stored in these Amdocs' systems, and deliver the conclusions and recommendations to the operator's decision-makers in the form of graphs and practical reports.

amdocs clarifycrm  customer base to Affinium. Amdocs has since incorporated Xchange's functionality into an enhanced marketing automation system in ClarifyCRM 12.5 , and migrated about one-third of these customers onto the product. Yet, despite the combination of Amdocs' preexisting campaign management system and its ClarifyCRM and Xchange suites, the vendor has not been able to build on the traction it had from call center customers in the telecommunications market, and extend it into the marketing automation (MA) field. Read More

(Forgotten) CRM and ERP Kingdoms in the Making?


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Consona is determined to establish a CRM “kingdom” based on Consona Enterprise CRM. Read this comprehensive analysis of Consona Enterprise CRM to find out what lies ahead for this flagship product.

amdocs clarifycrm  applications from Siebel /PeopleSoft/Oracle, Amdocs Clarify , BMC Remedy , HP, Salesforce.com, etc. From KNOVA 7 to Consona KM In late 2006, KNOVA announced the general availability of KNOVA 7, the new version of its application suite. KNOVA 7 is a Web 2.0 application that includes embedded analytics, search tuning, collaborative authoring capabilities, and customer community creation. According to this press release , users, through Microsite Builder , specify how content is displayed on a web site, Read More

How to Choose the Right Hosted CRM Solution for You


How can you get the most out of a customer relationship management (CRM) solution while reducing operating costs and increasing overall profitability? By purchasing a hosted CRM solution that’ll provide the benefits of an on-premise CRM solution without the need for a complex implementation or the assistance of an in-house IT team. Hosted CRM is a cost-effective solution that promises a quick return on investment (ROI).

amdocs clarifycrm  stalwarts. Key vendors include Amdocs, PeopleSoft, Salesforce.com and Siebel Systems, to name a few. Recently, there has been significant consolidation among vendors, including M2M Holdings' acquisition of Onyx Software, Oracle's gobbling up of Siebel Systems and CDC's purchase of Pivotal. And the competition for midmarket dominance continues. But, with the CRM market for 2007 predicted to grow 11 percent, a handful of hosted vendors are surfacing as clear winners, according to industry analysts. Read More

Should Uniqueness Vouch For Marketing Automation Niche Players?


Unica's possibly unique set of broad and astute functional footprint and geographic coverage, easily-deployable product with proven quick payback may prove the fact that the marketing automation point providers with a differentiating value proposition and with immaculate execution may prevail the onslaught of larger packaged suite providers.

amdocs clarifycrm  buyout of Xchange by Amdocs (see Xchange Adds To The List Of CRM Point Solutions' Casualties ) was the last in the array of less-fortunate point players. At the time prior to Xchange's assets auction, allegedly over 20 companies expressed interest in buying Xchange's assets, and in maintaining its products and supporting its customers, including much better-performing direct competitors Chordiant Software , DoubleClick , SAS and especially Unica Corporation . While the upbeat marketing management Read More

Can the Market Sustain a Stand-Alone EMM?


The new millennium has completely redrawn the IT industry map especially in the enterprise marketing management (EMM) sector. The number of independent marketing automation vendors has significantly shrunk. Names such as Xchange, MarketFirst, Annuncio, and Prime Response no longer exist. Amongst the few still operating is Aprimo. Their strategy primarily targets large customers from the financial services, technology, media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing industries, and it pays. Aprimo just released its version 6.0 posed to help the vendor sustain the ongoing IT turmoil.

amdocs clarifycrm  Larger application providers like Amdocs , PeopleSoft , and Chordiant have assimilated all. Amongst the few still operating is Aprimo . Their strategy primarily targets large customers from the financial services, technology, media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing industries, and it pays. Aprimo just released its version 6.0 posed to help the vendor sustain the ongoing IT turmoil. Building a better understanding of customer preferences to better serve their needs and increase their Read More

Sword Ciboodle-One More BPM-Centric CRM Provider


What does BPM have to do with CRM? Sword Ciboodle can tell you. The vendor delivers process-based customer interaction solutions to contact centers to improve the customer experience by improving customer-facing processes. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the vendor’s key offerings and sits down with Ciboodle’s VP of product and market strategy to discuss the company’s challenges, strategies, and technologies.

amdocs clarifycrm  and Siebel ), salesforce.com, Amdocs , and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. On the BPM or CRM side, its larger competitors are Pegasystems, KANA Software, and Consona CRM, with broader suites and better name recognitions. The vendor would benefit from pursuing deeper strategic CRM application partnerships to round out product offerings in terms of sales force automation (SFA), marketing automation, mobile CRM, and social CRM. Some partnering alleys could be Infor Epiphany CRM , SugarCRM , and Sage CRM . While Read More

Improving and Expanding: The Road Ahead for a Drop-ship Facilitator


CommerceHub may be destined for leadership in collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment; trade promotions; new product design and introduction; sourcing and procurement; and so on. But given its current size and low global brand recognition, it is not there yet.

amdocs clarifycrm  applications vendors such as Amdocs , Aspect Software , Kana , ATG , and Ecometry have been responding to the needs of multichannel retailers. The likes of Best Buy , Staples , Target , and Lowe's have been carving out niches and capturing growth and profits from multichannel, customer-centric marketing in a competitive market dominated by Wal-Mart's well-oiled retail machine. While Wal-Mart can match these retailers' growth in absolute numbers just from opening new stores, it will hardly take more Read More

Surado! A Rising Mid-market CRM Provider


Our quest for quality and well-priced mid-market CRM software solutions, takes us this week to review Surado Solutions Inc. developers of Surado CRM Solutions. Surado positions itself high in many functional areas, against many mid-market software vendors such as SalesLogix, Epicor, Microsoft CRM, Kana, and Commence Corporation.

amdocs clarifycrm  Onyx , Epiphany , Amdocs/Clarify , and Pivotal . Now the real question is: can the software vendor sustain its price and ease of use advantage as it continues to increase in sophistication like other upper market applications? Surado's marketing module together with its enhanced Analytics module should promise the company a strong CRM positioning since there are huge untapped opportunities for business improvement, customer predictability, and increased niche marketing. Organizations are poised to better Read More

CRM and BPM: “We Goes Together Like Peas and Carrots”


In 2009, I attended two Gartner Summit events: the Gartner Business Process Management (BPM) Summit in March in San Diego; and Gartner Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Summit in September in Scottsdale. I not only saw a number of same vendors at both events, but both events also had many similar themes, such as customer service, workflow automation, business processes

amdocs clarifycrm  traditional CRM vendors like Amdocs , Salesforce.com , Oracle Siebel , SAP C RM, RightNow , Portrait Software ,  CDC Software ’s Pivotal CRM , and eglue InterAct  are all emerging with BPM attributes (in addition to the aforementioned Consona CM ). It will be interesting to see  whether IBM will attempt to tackle the CRM space with its arsenal of BPM technologies, including the recently acquired Lombardi Software . For their part, traditional machine-centric BPM vendors distinguish themselves with Read More

New Vendor Acquisition Strategies in the Enterprise Applications Field


The latest acquisitions of SSA Global indicate a new phase in the vendor's acquisition strategy and development cycle, and are furthering its goal to be number three (after SAP and Oracle) in the world of enterprise resource planning vendors.

amdocs clarifycrm  such as Siebel /Oracle, Amdocs , Unica, and Sigma Dynamics . The vendor pledges to continue to make significant investments in order to expand the SSA CRM solution suite, via in-house development, acquisition, and partnering. SSA Marketing Version 7.0 , slated for 2006, will lead the market in terms of breadth and depth of marketing automation functionality, with its upcoming enhancements: goal-based arbitration and dynamic arbitration logic, for maximizing revenue and margins meta-learning, to optimize Read More