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How To Write a Winning Proposal
Your proposal should prove your case, and motivate the client to buy your services or applications. But all too often, reading a proposal is almost as painfully

how to answer proposals  services, but never mention how those products and services will help the client solve a business problem or close an important gap? Does the proposal writer believe that facts alone are enough to motivate a prospect to say yes ? Winning proposals must be client centered, not company- or product-centered. Most people buy because they're looking for solutions to pressing problems, additional resources to close gaps, or the means to cope with difficult issues. What this means is that a proposal is not a Read More
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Emptoris: Powered Up to Empower Global 2000 Users
Since its founding in 1999, Emptoris has evolved into a world leader in strategic supply, category spend, and enterprise contract management solutions, and was

how to answer proposals  conference made clear just how difficult it is for any company to manage its wireless and landline (private branch exchange [PBX], voice over Internet protocol [VoIP], fax, phone card, etc.) telecom spend in these days of a mobile and telecommuting workforce with a proliferation of devices, including mobile phones, smartphones, tablet computers, ruggedized mobile computers, mobile printers, and mobile point-of-sale (POS) devices. The task of providing devices to employees and managing them is left to Read More
Quote-to-order: The Major Players in the Manufacturing Arena
The latest generation of quote-to-order systems uses knowledge-based software to help reduce an organization’s dependence on its highly skilled experts. The

how to answer proposals  processes, and if so, how can this be achieved practically. Often the objective is to implement a multichannel and multiphase strategy, where customers or agents can use the Internet for self-service product specification. But this often needs to be fed through salespeople, technical support personnel, or third-party channels for follow-up activities, such as pricing and commercial negotiation. To that end, Cincom provides Q2O best practices so that the customer can benchmark its quintessential 10 Q2O Read More
From QuickBooks to ERP: A Road Map for Growing Small Businesses
The basic spreadsheet and accounting programs you’ve relied on ’til now won’t help your growing business eliminate decision-making bottlenecks, reduce IT costs,

how to answer proposals  other employees don't know how to use those same systems. Those skill gaps can leave your business vulnerable when employees are sick, take vacation, or worse leave the company. Multiple Instances of Re-Keyed Data - When an order comes in, your employees can get caught in application jockeying - opening and closing multiple applications and databases to repeatedly enter the same information. You enter the order in the sales system, the accounting system, the inventory system and the shipping system. Read More
Keys to Implementing Project Portfolio Management
Project portfolio management (PPM) is a tool-supported process for optimally managing an organization’s “portfolio” of projects. And although PPM can provide

how to answer proposals  your framework should indicate how to compare and trade off the different kinds of benefits that may be created. Finally, the framework should indicate the risks that will be considered, and how such risks will impact priorities based on your organization’s risk tolerance. Providing the answers to the above sorts of questions defines the framework. The answers could be documented as lists, tables, and graphic displays. In this case, the resulting framework is a qualitative model. Its purpose is to Read More
How to Use Technology to Support the Lean Enterprise: Achieving Profitable Growth through Lean
Many competitive businesses are implementing “lean” initiatives to expose and attack waste and setting goals for continuous improvement through Six Sigma

how to answer proposals  to Use Technology to Support the Lean Enterprise: Achieving Profitable Growth through Lean Many competitive businesses are implementing “lean” initiatives to expose and attack waste and setting goals for continuous improvement through Six Sigma principles. Consensus is growing that technology is key for successful lean initiatives. This white paper defines addresses the impact lean initiatives have on profitability and considers the role of information technology (IT) in enabling lean initiatives. Read More
Lynx to Donate Advanced Messaging to Linux Open-Source Community
Through the release of Lynx’s Messenger Technology code to the ‘Open-Source’ community they hope to gain a strong foothold in Linux messaging as the operating

how to answer proposals  to Donate Advanced Messaging to Linux Open-Source Community Lynx to Donate Advanced Messaging to Linux Open-Source Community P. Hayes - July 24, 2000 Event Summary SAN JOSE, Calif., Lynx Real-Time Systems, Inc., announced the donation of Lynx Messenger for BlueCat Linux, its high-performance messaging technology, to the Linux open-source community to establish a new standard for advanced CompactPCI inter-board messaging in distributed and high availability (HA) systems. Market Impact Lynx messaging Read More
MessageClick to Provide Unified Messaging to RCN’s Business Clients
RCN has teamed up with MessageClick to provide its business-based users a complete suite of Unified Messaging tools including point-to-point e-mail, fax, and

how to answer proposals  to Provide Unified Messaging to RCN’s Business Clients MessageClick to Provide Unified Messaging to RCN's Business Clients P. Hayes - June 9, 2000 Event Summary In May, MessageClick, a leading Unified Communications company, announced a partnership with RCN Corporation, a leading broadband services company, and one of the largest ISP's in the country, to provide messaging services to RCN's business customers. Market Impact RCN has teamed up with MessageClick to provide its business-based Read More
To BEA or Not to BEA: Is That the Question?
BEA Systems Inc., announced that twelve Business-To-Business and Enterprise Application Integration vendors have teamed with them to provide e-business

how to answer proposals  BEA or Not to BEA: Is That the Question? To BEA or Not to BEA: Is That the Question? M. Reed - July 6, 2000 Event Summary BEA Systems Inc., announced that twelve Business-To-Business and Enterprise Application Integration vendors have teamed with them to provide e-business solutions, as members of their BEA Professional Service Provider Program. These new providers span the United States and the EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa) markets, and will leverage their vertical market and e-business expertise to Read More
Barcoding 101 for Manufacturers: What You Need to Know to Get Started
For manufacturers, barcoding carries with it numerous benefits, including increased accuracy, efficiency, and traceability, along with easier adherence to

how to answer proposals  from real-life manufacturers highlight how barcoding helps improve operations for companies of all sizes and in many different industries. Barcoding, also known as Automatic Identification (Auto ID) , is a method of encoding information into a machine—readable pattern of predefined bar and space patterns that can be quickly and accurately read by a scanner and a computer. Part numbers, purchase order numbers, lot numbers, or any other information can be encoded into a barcode. The basic operation used Read More
Microsoft to Add
Microsoft's Encore acquisition should bring the two former partners' complementary product offerings even closer together and should widen opportunities within

how to answer proposals  Its Business Solutions ). However, a modest, single digit percentage of growth lately is by far insufficient to sustain Microsoft's lofty goal of ballooning MBS' operations to a $10 billion (USD) entity by 2010, which is nearly twenty times its current size and which would require annual growth rates of circa 60 percent. Thus, any acquisition that is not of a disruptive nature (such as imposing yet another ERP product assimilation and integration in an already crowded house ) makes sense, and one should Read More
How to Respond Faster to Customer Feedback
What’s the best way to know if your customers are satisfied? Simply ask them. Conducting customer surveys without the right tools, however, can demand a lot of

how to answer proposals  to Respond Faster to Customer Feedback What’s the best way to know if your customers are satisfied? Simply ask them. Conducting customer surveys without the right tools, however, can demand a lot of staff time to manage and analyze the results. Indeed, response time can make the difference between keeping customers and losing them. One way to respond faster to customer issues—and save time and effort—is by investing in an automated customer feedback system. Read More
How to Optimize ERP to Meet Wholesale Distribution Challenges
Efficient procurement and sourcing. Storing and moving inventories. Attracting and retaining customers. Such challenges have an impact on wholesale distributors

how to answer proposals  to Optimize ERP to Meet Wholesale Distribution Challenges Efficient procurement and sourcing. Storing and moving inventories. Attracting and retaining customers. Such challenges have an impact on wholesale distributors’ revenues, competitiveness, and profits. To make timely and informed decisions that can impact your business, you need answers to questions like “How can I offer value-added services to improve customer loyalty?” Get the answers to this and other key questions. Read More
Too Hard to Adopt PLM? Find Ways to Make It Easier
Product lifecycle management (PLM) systems are too complicated, too expensive, and take too long to implement. That’s what I said last month in a blog post

how to answer proposals  in the context of how to make PLM adoption easier. Realistically define the project scope The life cycle perspective has made PLM a complicated system with so many functionality modules that perhaps no single organization has ever implemented all of them. It is true that the full potential of PLM can’t be achieved unless you can manage the entire life cycle of a product. However, to early adopters, I think the 80-20 rule might be applicable here—the crucial 20 percent of the PLM functionality may Read More
How to Get Closer to Your Best Customers
In the white paper Get Closer to Your Best Customers, you'll find a host of new ideas and proven best practices for dealing with customers more e...

how to answer proposals  close to your customers, how to weather an unpredictable economy and emerge even stronger, ways to package your products, promotions, and pricing to satisfy changing customer demands, how to increase sales volumes, bring in new accounts, and develop new markets, and how to make sense of company data, and measure the effectiveness of sales and marketing campaigns. There are many ways to improve the way you approach customers during these difficult economic times. Learn about them in the white paper Get Read More

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