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BigMachines: Getting Bigger and Better - Part II
Part I of this blog post series talked about my encounter with BigMachines, a provider of slick software-as-a-service (SaaS) configure, price, and quote (CPQ

bigmachines administration platform  platform include the following: BigMachines Administration Platform – currently being continually simplified to help administrators define online their product data, UI, commerce rules, etc.; BigMachines Integration Platform – integrates to CRM, ERP, and e-commerce systems using  Web Services . As said earlier, there are packaged integration options to Salesforce.com CRM [ evaluate this product ] , Oracle CRM On Demand [ evaluate this product ] , and Microsoft Dynamics CRM [ evaluate this product ]

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bigmachines administration platform  Cincom Acquire , and BigMachines (in which ecosystem Selectica is active as well). For its part, Trilogy has hardly ever been heard about in new deals, let alone in the cloud conversation. When it comes to NetSuite's tent of CPQ partners, Selectica touts its declarative constraint engine as the secret sauce. For the almost unlimited complexity of large global companies, the declarative constraint engine allows Selectica CPQ to handle more complexity than its traditional rule-based competitors. Read More

BigIdeas 2011: Of BigMachines’ Quantum Leap - Part 1




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