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Mega-vendors Warming Up to the Cloud - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series depicted the three evolutionary phases (or waves) of software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing adoption. The article ended

sfa vendors  (CRM)/ sales force automation (SFA) and  human capital management (HCM)/ talent management  solutions have paved the way in the SaaS world, vertically oriented SaaS offerings will benefit from the belief that departmental CRM or HCM products are not the cure-all for every business in all industries. Finding the right path to customers will be one of the most significant challenges to success in the remainder of 2009 (and in 2010) due to the current cash-starved state of the economy, in which SaaS Read More...
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SaaS-ing the Manufacturing Opportunity
The software as a service (SaaS) delivery model is here to stay, and most vendors have noticed. Recently, the endorsement for SaaS in the realm of manufacturing

sfa vendors  only a lightly customizable SFA functionality (which can be commoditized fairly quickly, even by some of the above-mentioned traditional predators) is not viable in the long run, the vendor has reached out to its independent software vendor (ISV) partner. To that end, Salesforce.com has created an ecosystem called AppXchange (recently renamed Apex ), which currently boasts over 200 ISVs and 400 SaaS solutions that notably expand the original SFA scope of contact and opportunity management (see Software Read More...
Disruptive Innovations? On-demand Pricing Models and Vendors
Vendors must make fundamental changes to sales and support processes to accommodate on-demand, transaction-based pricing. Software vendors must rethink the

sfa vendors  options for extending Siebel's SFA, customer service, and marketing solutions to certain parts of larger firms—including small remote offices and foreign subsidiaries. It is also an option for channel partners, such as brokers, dealers, and resellers. Most recently, Siebel announced Siebel CRM OnDemand Release 6 , which introduces pre-built, industry-specific solutions, advanced sales effectiveness capabilities, and an expansion of Siebel CRM OnDemand's analytic capabilities. Other features include the Read More...
A guide to the benefits, technology and implementation essentials of CRM & SFA solutions
Companies spend staggering investments to make and keep their offerings competitive. By providing a centralized location to store account history and detailed

sfa vendors  TechnologyWithout Process Today, numerous SFA vendors offer tremendous functionality. Buyers even have a choice of implementing the software on premise or choosing hosted applications which can dramatically reduce implementation times and total cost of ownership. Still, a barrier to realizing the full benefit of SFA has been that technology works best when applied to a repeatable process and most sales organizations have been unable to codify how they sell. Sales people individually determine how to make Read More...
Mid-Market ERP Vendors Doing CRM & SCM In A DIY Fashion Part 1: Recent Announcements
While the ERP mid-market has seen more vibrant intra-market merger & acquisition activity during 2001, it appears that 2002 will, for some more tenacious Tier 2

sfa vendors  traditional sales force automation (SFA) and contact management tools and allows organizations to realize the true benefits of CRM with integrated product catalog, configuration, quotation, inventory availability, ordering and support capabilities. Frontstep CRM offers the following traits: Cross-departmental access to data - Multiple departments, including sales, customer service, support, and marketing can act as one team by managing complete business processes using common customer and order data. Read More...
PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development - Part I: An Overview
“Basically, lean is [focused on] creating more value with less work.” – Wikipedia, Lean ManufacturingNo matter who can be credited with making this

sfa vendors  (Vendors) and Lean Product Development - Part I: An Overview “Basically, lean is [focused on] creating more value with less work.” – Wikipedia, Lean Manufacturing No matter who can be credited with making this statement, I have to thank him or her. This statement allows people to apply lean principles in broader circumstances than manufacturing. Following this idea, I’d like to define lean product development (LPD) as this: LPD is focused on developing more products better and with use of fewer Read More...
TEC Certified Software Vendors Win Trust and Business
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sfa vendors  Certified Software Vendors Win Trust and Business TEC Certified Software Vendors Win Trust and Business Selling a complex product like enterprise software means prospects must be confident that your software will live up to its claims—and deliver on the functionality promised. That's where the TEC Certification Program can help your prospects and serve as a powerful tool for you ( apply now ). When your software is TEC Certified, it’s your proof to potential buyers that it has been subjected to a Read More...
Enabling Software and SaaS Vendors to Gain Competitive Advantage
Business intelligence (BI) software is increasingly a key component of IT architectures, and a requirement for most enterprise application sales. Both on

sfa vendors  Software and SaaS Vendors to Gain Competitive Advantage Business intelligence (BI) software is increasingly a key component of IT architectures, and a requirement for most enterprise application sales. Both on-premise software vendors and software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors are responding by developing solutions that combine operational and analytic functionality—often by partnering with established BI providers. Learn what these partnerships mean for your organization. Read More...
Message to ERP Vendors: Honesty versus Glitz
It’s a bit surprising that sales teams from some ERP vendors are still under the impression that simply wining and dining a customer is enough to win a sale. It

sfa vendors  process was the customer’s dissatisfaction with one of the vendor’s sales strategy. Instead of trying to accommodate the customer’s request for a quantifiable approach, the vendor kept pushing for informal meetings and canned presentations instead of precisely following product demonstrations scripts that were to be scored and evaluated. Instead of actually trying to understand that the customer is making a quantified evaluation and selection, the impression was that the vendor focused on taking Read More...
10 Questions HR & Payroll Vendors May NOT Want You to Ask
When an organization decides to improve its HR, payroll, and talent management processes and enters the market for a new people management solution, the

sfa vendors  Questions HR & Payroll Vendors May NOT Want You to Ask When an organization decides to improve its HR, payroll, and talent management processes and enters the market for a new people management solution, the discovery phase can be overwhelming. Not all solutions and vendors are the same, and uncovering the pros and cons to make an informed decision may be more difficult than the decision itself. You might already have a list of questions in mind to ask prospective vendors, but this white paper contains Read More...
BI Approaches of Enterprise Software Vendors
The need for business intelligence (BI) is real for all enterprise software users. It is rare to find a user who feels they get the information they need from

sfa vendors  to customer value and satisfaction plus additional revenue. Vendors should be realistic about the investment required to build, maintain, and support BI applications. They should select a strategy that matches their ability and willingness to invest, time to market requirements and alternative uses of the required resources. The strategy selected should reflect the realities of your existing and future customer base relative to industry needs, support requirements, terms and conditions, etc. About the Read More...
PLM Coming of Age: ERP Vendors Take Notice
With a PLM solution in place, a company has the ability to automate, monitor, and track product development and revision processes with their customers

sfa vendors  products, and improved customer satisfaction, as some potential benefits. But, given the relative immaturity of the PLM movement, PLM often means different things to different people. For a discussion of the different views of what comprises PLM , see The Many Faces of PLM . Namely, due to its deep engineering roots from the 1980s, it still often gets confused with computer-aided design (CAD) and product data management (PDM) systems. While CAD involves the use of high-resolution graphics in product Read More...
Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part I
At Deltek’s Insight 2009 user conference last May, the host software vendor did a notable thing. Namely, besides merely putting on an all-too-common multi

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Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part II
Part I of this blog series tried to analyze not only the opportunity but also the many related strings attached stemming from the American Recovery and

sfa vendors  Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part II Part I of this blog series  tried to analyze not only the opportunity but also the many related strings attached stemming from  the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) , a.k.a. the Economic Stimulus Plan. The inspiration came from my attendance of  the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May , where Deltek decided to fill a market need by convening a  separate “track” that was entitled “Stimulus & Beyond Read More...

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