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AuraPortal: A BPM Vendor Worth Checking Out
AuraPortal, a new business process management (BPM) vendor, offers a solution that creates business process execution models without the need for heavy IT

list price bpms compare  as well as a list showing the sequence of objects traveled by the flow heads (annotations), with additional information including: name, exact time stamp (date, hour, minute, and second of the start and finish of each object), performer (of tasks), active outlets (in divergent gateways). This monitoring approach, exclusive to AuraPortal, has the following important advantages over the commonly seen approach of a “colored line on the diagram”: provides richer information on process execution allows

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How One Provider's Solution Covers the Bases of Price Optimization and Management


What are the solutions that enable Zilliant's customers to gain a better understanding of their markets' price response and translate this into more profitable pricing? Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite encompasses distinct solutions geared for each step of the pricing process.

list price bpms compare  testing discount levels and list prices, testing can also assess the effectiveness of different promotions, which enables companies to then use ZPPS Analytics to evaluate competing promotions prior to rollout. Bundled with price testing and monitoring was the former ZPS Modeling engine, which uses a mathematical model to represent the user's business with all the unique influences on price, purchase, and customer decisions. Modeling describes the statistical process of defining a market or segment Read More

TEC and Brij present the 3rd ERP Vendor Shootout for manufacturing companies to compare software solutions


Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC), the leading resource for enterprise software selection today announced that it will be moderating the 3rd "ERP Vendor Shootout" on November 13, 2008, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Malvern, Pennsylvania (US).

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What’s the Missing Link in Price Optimization Strategy for Retailers?


For many retailers, price optimization is not being implemented appropriately because of the lack of communication between the supply and demand cycles. As a result, retailers are unable to meet the demand generated by price optimization; incapable of having a pricing and demand structure that can meet local customer needs; unable to create a central demand forecast for the

list price bpms compare  the Missing Link in Price Optimization Strategy for Retailers? For many retailers, price optimization is not being implemented appropriately because of the lack of communication between the supply and demand cycles.  As a result, retailers are unable to meet the demand generated by price optimization; incapable of having a pricing and demand structure that can meet local customer needs; unable to create a central demand forecast for the entire enterprise (including every store); unable to use Read More

Two Vendor Execs Discuss the Current B2B Pricing Market (and its Future)


Why are some companies still managing their prices with spreadsheets—and leaving their single most important profit lever to such inadequate if not harmful practices? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic finds out and sits down with two vendor execs to see how B2B pricing software allows companies to detect profit anomalies and take rapid pricing actions, increasing their revenues and profits and gaining business agility.

list price bpms compare  provides companies with price lists, price quotes, and helps to set strategic relationships. In short, BI tools are descriptive, whereas leading pricing software is prescriptive. When it comes to the challenge of pricing, prescriptive guidance is far better. SF: There are many things that can be learned from large databases of historical pricing data. The conventional pricing software vendors have an important role to play in such cases and go well beyond what any of the generic BI systems are capable Read More

TEC Helps Companies Compare, Select, and Evaluate Learning Management and E-learning Software


Enterprise software analyst firm Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) recently launched its Learning Management Evaluation Center to help project managers, consultants, and decision makers compare the most qualified learning management and e-learning systems based on their own, unique priorities.

list price bpms compare  pertinent responses from their shortlisted vendors. However, TEC states that its sophisticated means for performing requirements analysis will ease customers' selection burdens. About Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) Technology Evaluation Center (TEC) ( http://www.TechnologyEvaluation.Com/press ) is a leading on-line source for impartial technology and consulting evaluations. TEC has been aiding software selection since 1993 to reduce the cost, risk, and time associated with software selection. Read More

The Rise of Price Management


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list price bpms compare  move beyond a mere list price to the price waterfall (a detailed picture of every element of pricing and terms of sale), in order to determine the ultimate profitability of every product, customer, and transaction. Only then can enterprises set prices and policies that meet their profit objectives. Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, the sales force should be equipped with the information and flexibility necessary for negotiating savvy, tailored, personalized proposals that meet the needs and targets Read More

Next-generation Tool for Software Comparison Hits the Web


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list price bpms compare  4. You’ll get a shortlist composed of the software products that survived the cut. By clicking on any of the vendor names, you’ll get a profile of the company and its product. 5. Here’s the key thing: using eBestMatch, you can compare any 3 vendors of your choice for 2 hours. Prioritize your requirements, from “must-have” through “nice to have” to “no need”—for up to 3,600 criteria. 6. Compare results, conduct what-if analyses, and get a side-by-side view of the products you’ve Read More

Mastering Complex CPQ for Dynamic Businesses


Complex configure, price, quote (CPQ) practices are becoming more important to enterprises seeking decisive business advantages. This white paper defines the concept of complex CPQ and summarizes the major trends driving interest in such business practices and enabling technologies. It provides a framework on three main aspects of complex CPQ and reviews the key capabilities of world-class CPQ software to drive sales efficiency with complex sales.

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Seven Magic Questions: How to Improve Your Win Ratio by Selling Value Instead of Price


There are many consultative sales methods. Each has unique strengths and techniques, but they all try to focus on what matters to the customer. To improve your win ratio, there are seven questions you must first be able to answer.

list price bpms compare  Magic Questions: How to Improve Your Win Ratio by Selling Value Instead of Price There are lots of consultative sales methods around. You may have been trained in one, or read a book about one that you particularly like. Each has its unique strengths and techniques. But they all have at least one thing in common. They try to get sales people to focus on what matters to the customer. You build sales momentum by demonstrating that you are delivering an important solution to an important problem. That Read More

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How to Find the Right Hosted CRM Vendor at the Right Price


Choosing an on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) vendor can be a daunting task, especially for the price conscious consumer who lacks the budget for intensive research. A true CRM vendor should have pre-integrated sales, marketing, and customer support. Look for easy access to software free trials, and beware of hidden fees. Ultimately, researching the alternatives can save your company up to 50 percent of a solution’s total cost of ownership.

list price bpms compare  to Find the Right Hosted CRM Vendor at the Right Price Choosing an on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) vendor can be a daunting task, especially for the price conscious consumer who lacks the budget for intensive research. A true CRM vendor should have pre-integrated sales, marketing, and customer support. Look for easy access to software free trials, and beware of hidden fees. Ultimately, researching the alternatives can save your company up to 50 percent of a solution’s total cost of Read More

What's Your Global Market Price?


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list price bpms compare  raging debate between the Federalists—George Washington, Hamilton, Adams, etc.—, and the Republicans—Jefferson, Madison, and later on Monroe—, on the kind of economic system we should have. Jefferson, a quasi anarchist, who while in Washington's cabinet actually was a seditionist, met secretly with the French, behind Washington's back, to try and promote his various causes. Washington, always the statesman, tried to get Jefferson to work with the rest of his cabinet. The battle was so hostile Read More

Recent Developments in One Price Management Provider's Business


A quality product offering doesn't guarantee success for any up-and-coming vendor, especially in a market requiring more awareness and depending on organizational change. While Zilliant appears to be the early market leader, its long-term success depends on several factors.

list price bpms compare  (yet widespread) administrative price list and discount management functionality from ERP and CRM players, along with their copycat claims about price optimization, have clouded the space. The ultimate question is whether the pure-play pricing management vendors that focus on different niche areas or industries will survive, thrive, or be consolidated into a single vendor delivering an integrated, business-process-oriented pricing solution (that is, one that covers all the price life cycle bases of Read More

Advancing the Art of Pricing with Science


Companies in search of a better, more precise method to determine the best prices for their products and to meet their margins, should harness statistical science to analyze transactions, and associated optimization algorithms to maximize revenues and profits.

list price bpms compare  markets, catalogues and price lists are updated semiannually. In these markets, the natural data may exhibit variations in purchase behavior, but if there is little or no variation in the offered prices, it is impossible to infer any relationship between price and purchase behavior. Another case arises in businesses that may have widely varying prices, such as wholesale distributors and manufacturers whose sales representatives have latitude to negotiate prices with their customers. These are situations Read More