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Instead of Discounting, Back Some Value Out of Your Proposal
Last minute discounting has become so prevalent that many companies have come to depend on it as their default sales strategy. Employing a go-to-market strategy

events managemeent proposal  of Service, special invitation events When your prospect tells you your competition has come in with a very low price, you discuss calmly with them the fact that you have an option (the Silver option) that will provide them with what they need at a competitive price. You will already have differentiated yourself from the competition in a number of areas: understanding the customer's business, industry, opportunities, challenges, competitive, and customer pressures, and have built rapport with the real

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CMMS – EAM

Enterpise asset management (EAM) solutions support maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. EAM typically includes computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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BigMachines: Getting Bigger and Better - Part I


I recently attended Gartner’s CRM Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona (US). During the conference, I bumped into several old acquaintances who are working for various customer relationship management (CRM) software vendors. One of the vendors that attended the conference was BigMachines, a provider of inventive software-as-a-service (SaaS) configure, price, and quote (CPQ)/quote

events managemeent proposal  But before analyzing these events at BigMachines, let me explain why such CRM-oriented solutions are needed at all. While TEC’s previous article “The Complexities of Quote-to-order and Possible Solutions”  goes to great lengths to explain the typical conundrums of selling  mass customized  products via multiple channels, what follows now are some concise pain points in the sales processes within various kinds of companies. General Value Proposition of On-demand Q2O and CPQ Solutions For Read More

BigIdeas 2011: Of BigMachines’ Quantum Leap - Part 1




events managemeent proposal  and Oracle Open World events) the company’s staff struck me as too formal and somewhat standoffish. My earlier opinions on the vendor can be seen in  this blog post from 2010 here . Well, during the recent two-day event, I realized that the company’s employees seem to enjoy their work environment. There was plenty of professionalism and pride in their product, but there was also plenty of camaraderie and even silliness during the 2012 roadmap keynote presentation (let alone during the late-night Read More

Cincom Asserts Expertise In CRM For Complex Manufacturers


Cincom’s latest CRM product release offers a compelling value proposition for many ‘to order’ manufacturing enterprises. While it is a product that may raise the bar in its target markets, the competitive offering is not exactly a pushover.

events managemeent proposal  allows them to publish events internally and externally to other systems and other users, to support this broader, workgroup-based range of collaborative commerce functions. Addressing this need is Cincom's Environ event-enabled control software, a publish-and-subscribe system that can send notices triggered by activities and events. Environ's notices can be transformed into standard formats, including electronic data interchange (EDI), and transaction formats from the Open Applications Group (OAG). Read More

Improving Your Demo-To-Win Ratio - Bridge Building


Ask yourself this simple question: “Have I ever lost a deal to an inferior product?” If your answer is yes, I’ll guarantee that one of the prime reasons for your defeat was because your competitor was a more effective Bridge-Demonstrator.

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High Performance Organizations Are Driven by the Power of Enterprise Business Events


"Agility", "real time enterprise", "zero latency" ... these are among the several buzzwords doing the rounds these days. Some would characterize these present times as belonging to the "Real Time Decade." Are these words just hype or do they proffer a vision of reality for the near future? This article attempts to examine the issues involved and offer some answers.

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Software Evaluation, Selection, and Contract Negotiation


Most articles about the pitfalls of software implementation projects highlight the mistakes made during implementation. Examples include poor project management, scope creep, uncommitted users, or lack of an executive sponsor. All of these areas of focus are valid, but often we forget that before starting the implementation, somehow we had to choose a package and sign a contract.

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The Importance of Component Event Management in a PLM Strategy


Component event management promises an answer. Component event management is a methodology to systematically detect and resolve component events in the most timely and efficient manner possible. This paper will introduce the philosophy of component event management and introduce a new category of software that is being developed to help implement this concept and improve business performance.

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Just How Smart Is Your Scheduler?


Intelligent scheduling optimizes your resources. Intelligent scheduling software uses predictive analytics to establish both predictable and “unpredictable” events so as to yield a realistic schedule that can be continuously optimized. Intelligent scheduling is perhaps the most critical functionality that has been missing from the feature set for field service activities and processes in other

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Made2Manage Offers New Functionality And A VIP Treatment Part 1: Announcements


By unveiling the multi-site functionality while concurrently providing technologically advanced solutions, Made2Manage is poised to survive the ongoing market shakeout.

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A Possible Remedy for Non-responsive Supply Chains


Because the supply chains of most manufacturers have become complex, global networks, managing these systems requires enterprise applications that enable collaboration, visibility, demand-sensing, and quick response to unplanned and unexpected events. But from where will such solutions come?

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Key Questions to Include in an E-commerce Platform RFP


When looking for an e-commerce platform, a comprehensive request for proposal (RFP) that thoroughly covers all the critical points can assist companies in reducing costs and producing better return on investment (ROI), faster. This paper recommends several questions and identifies some common RFP mistakes.

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Focus on Corporate Governance Requires a Business-Oriented Selling Approach


If you are selling products or services that are critical to your prospect’s success or for that matter, their very survival, your proposal will likely be elevated to the board of directors level for final approval. How do you sell at the board level?

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Managing Supply Chain Disruption with Continuous Design


Natural disasters, customer bankruptcies, product recalls . . . there are dozens of unexpected events that can wreak havoc on your global supply chain. Are you prepared to react swiftly to these contingencies? A continuous supply chain design is a new concept that is emerging to help companies succeed in the face of the unexpected. See how you can design the supply chain around both long-term goals and short-term realities.

events managemeent proposal  are dozens of unexpected events that can wreak havoc on your global supply chain. Are you prepared to react swiftly to these contingencies? A continuous supply chain design is a new concept that is emerging to help companies succeed in the face of the unexpected. See how you can design the supply chain around both long-term goals and short-term realities. Read More