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While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers

gartner proposal toolkit  a green solution? A Gartner press release, dated October 4th, 2007 stated that businesses need to focus less on how IT contributes to their environmental impact and more on how IT can help lessen the environmental impact of business operations and the supply chain or that of enterprise products and services [A]lthough making IT more green must remain a concern, there are areas where deploying more IT can significantly contribute to making an organization more environmentally sustainable. Facing the

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Getting an Update from BigMachines at Dreamforce 2010


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gartner proposal toolkit  an Update from BigMachines at Dreamforce 2010 Many recent TEC articles have talked about  quote-to-order (Q2O)  or configure, price, quote (CPQ) solutions that facilitate business-to-consumer (B2C) and  business-to-business (B2B)  sales, thus helping companies sell more products and services faster.  A number of thriving vendors provide on-demand product configurator, pricing and quoting, proposal generator, and B2B eCommerce (self-service portals, product catalogs, etc.) software solutions. Read More

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Quote-to-order: A Newcomer Causes a Stir in the Market


A crop of next-generation, Web-based, on-demand, startup quote-to-order systems providers has lately flourished, spearheaded by BigMachines, whereas some traditional vendors that once defined the product configuration space in the 1990s have since left the market.

gartner proposal toolkit  to-order: A Newcomer Causes a Stir in the Market The first part of this series provided a detailed background of the still-evolving quote-to-order (Q2O) space, including historical examples to show why the market is increasingly demand driven. Part one summed up by making general observations as to how Q2O software solution vendors have addressed the market, and about the additional features and functionalities they will need to incorporate as demand shifts. Now it's time to take a look at one of Read More

TEC Presents Software Evaluation Methodology at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto


According to Gartner, 70 percent of IT projects fail or fall short of expectations. With the SMB market spending over $400 billion (USD) annually, event attendees targeting this immense market were most responsive to TEC's stated objective of assisting SMBs in complex evaluations of enterprise software.

gartner proposal toolkit  Software Evaluation Methodology at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto TEC Presents Software Evaluation Methodology at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto Montreal, May 29, 2006 MONTREAL - May 29, 2006 - According to Gartner, 70 percent of IT projects fail or fall short of expectations. With the SMB market spending over $400 billion (USD) annually, event attendees targeting this immense market were most responsive to TEC's stated objective of assisting SMBs in complex Read More

Japanese Decision-making Processes Can Influence Enterprise Content Management Functionality


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In the News: Gartner Lawsuit


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gartner proposal toolkit  on Corporate Governance Requires a Business-Oriented Selling Approach Prepare To Sell At The Board Level Today, more than ever before, 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. Why is that? Government, shareholder and press focus on corporate governance has put boards on notice that they are being held accountable for their Read More

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