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Attensity appoints Kirsten Bay as new CEO
With almost 20 years of experience in providing strategic process and organizational policy advice for both public and private organizations in various

analytic engagement  the pioneer in developing analytic and engagement products powered by semantic technologies. Mining big data has created a terrific opportunity for Attensity to apply its text analytics and customer engagement solutions in large corporations and the public sector, mentioned Ms. Bay in regard to her new role within the company. In light of the increasing importance and adoption of text analytics and customer engagement solutions in many industries, it should be an interesting challenge for Attensity to ma

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Sales Force Automation (SFA)

Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. 

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analytic engagement  on pre-determined metrics and analytic tools. Central to the model is results measurement system supported by new analytical tools and methods the company calls RedPrairie Metrics ( RPM ), which is based upon Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model, and which zooms in onto three areas: 1) operating cost, 2) time/velocity and 3) quality/differentiation. In the quality/differentiation area, for example, the goal is to provide better customer satisfaction and enable users to differentiate themselves f Read More

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analytic engagement  sourcing actions, with drill-down analytic capabilities (where SAP Sybase can certainly help in the future) Getting Partner-Friendly Another positive fact is that Ariba is now intent on promotion more via channel and partners rather than mostly via direct sales, as it has done in the past. For the first time in its history the company truly wants to expand its reseller community to grow commerce on Ariba Network and open new markets and new industry segments. Ariba is also getting out of the integration ( Read More

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SAP Launches Real-time Social Insights


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analytic engagement  its Social Contact Intelligence analytic application , which can be used to unlock information (real-time sentiment and contact insights) from a company’s social media channels as well as its and internal systems. Companies can then use this information to better target and influence prospects and customers in a variety of ways, such as to help identify and target the key influencers, generate new leads and opportunities, and improve overall service levels and customer loyalty. SAP Social Contact Inte Read More

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Logi Analytics


Logi Analytics enables organizations to put information to work by allowing them to create web-based BI and analytic applications that can be integrated directly within the applications, systems, and processes that support their business – all at a fraction of the cost of other solutions. Unlike traditional BI platforms that are complex and costly, Logi Analytics technology allows organizations to rapidly develop, deploy, and adapt applications to serve business users without extensive development or professional services. Logi Analytics is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with sales and support offices in the UK serving Europe. The company is a privately held, venture-backed firm with investments from Updata Partners, GroTech Ventures, and Summit Partners.

analytic engagement  create web-based BI and analytic applications that can be integrated directly within the applications, systems, and processes that support their business – all at a fraction of the cost of other solutions. Unlike traditional BI platforms that are complex and costly, Logi Analytics technology allows organizations to rapidly develop, deploy, and adapt applications to serve business users without extensive development or professional services. Logi Analytics is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with Read More

Next-generation Workforces


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Attensity Social Analytics Suite


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Applying the Power of Social Networks to Customer Relationship Management


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