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Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement
Companies are successfully realizing benefits from their procurement initiatives, and viewing procurement as an integral part of their overall corporate

rfi rfq approach  supplier databases, and automated RFI tools have all significantly reduced the time required to identify and qualify suppliers, thereby enabling companies to engage hundreds of suppliers from around the globe in their initial evaluation, in hours rather than weeks. Creating a more competitive negotiating environment When applied properly, additional e-sourcing tools, such as online auctions, help companies create a more competitive negotiating environment. Real time bidding and price transparency

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CRM for Financial and Insurance Markets

Customer relationship management (CRM) focuses on the retention of customers by collecting data from all customer interactions with a company from all access points (by phone, mail, or Web, or in the field). The company can then use this data for specific business purposes by taking a customer-centric rather than a product-centric approach. CRM applications are front-end tools designed to facilitate the capture, consolidation, analysis, and enterprise-wide dissemination of data from existing and potential customers. This process occurs throughout the marketing, sales, and service stages, with the objective of better understanding one’s customers and anticipating their interest in an enterprise’s products or services.  

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