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CPQ Pioneer FPX Becomes Cloud CRM and ERP Go-to Vendor
TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close look at FPX, formerly known as Firepond, a pioneer in CPQ software that automates the sales process for

siebel crm ondemand  Fusion , and Oracle Siebel on-premise. It also works with basically any e-commerce system and Web portal system, providing customers with a rare available application-driven and multi-channel management CPQ solution on the market (see Figure 4).   Figure 4 – FPX front end options   The aforementioned new FPX Contract Management module (former Glider) streamlines the sales contract management process to better govern the review, modification, and acceptance of terms and conditions. It provides a

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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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