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Can We Intelligently Use Part Numbers to Configure and Order the Right Products?
In the industrial automation industry, an overlooked, fatal flaw of sales configurator solutions is their inability to simultaneously configure part numbers and

eaton electrical  like Rockwell Automation , Eaton , ABB , Siemens , General Electric (GE), Schneider Electric, and so on. Such manufacturing and supplying companies generate several billion dollars in revenue by selling thousands of product lines (each with hundreds of thousands of possible product variants). Some other businesses that have benefited from using intelligent catalog numbers are Motion Computing (seller of tablet personal computers [PCs]), Verity Software (now part of Autonomy ), Marena Group (a garment

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eaton electrical  as Rockwell Automation , Eaton (its electrical division), ABB (its controls division), Danfoss , Yaskawa Regal Beloit , etc. As noted above, BigMachines' stronghold is complex industrial machinery (but it has recently diversified dramatically into the high tech market), as is Firepond's (aside from its insurance sector), while Cincom's is complex ETO equipment (vehicles, buses, turbines, etc.). All vendors seem to be defending their turfs (territories) well. To tackle a new segment, BigMachines will Read More

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