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Configure Price Quote (CPQ)
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Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions (sometimes known as quote-to-order, or Q2O, systems) help drive sales effectiveness by supporting configuration and pricing activities and the generat...
 

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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

zilliant precision pricing alternative  A New and Improved Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite In October 2006 and in April 2007, Zilliant announced general releases of its pricing software ZPPS 6.0 and ZPPS 6.1 . This application suite provides significant enhancements across all four of the vendor's earlier pricing applications, to which Zilliant added a fifth. In addition to increased product functionality and platform support, this latest suite improves usability, making it easier for pricing stakeholders to make smarter, data-driven pricing

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Quote-to-Order RFI/RFP Template

Online Catalog, PIM Capabilities, Q2O/CPQ Workflow Management, Personalization and Localization, Rule Engines and Knowledge Base (Repository),Document Management (for Proposals and Contracts), Pri... Get this template

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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.

zilliant precision pricing alternative  Profit Improvement Opportunities . Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite ( ZPPS ) combines proprietary pricing science with analytics and workflow automation to support the pricing process continuously throughout the four sales phases: price segmentation, price analysis or sensing, price setting and optimization, and price execution. Each application within ZPPS has been developed to address one or more aspects of the data-driven model. Although the applications are tightly integrated with one another, they Read More

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PROS has traditionally been a leader of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, allowing companies to improve financial performance and improve their entire business agility. The vendor is now shifting its strategy and diving into the big data apps business. See how PROS is leveraging its pricing expertise to help companies find new ways to turn big data into actionable insights and improved sales effectiveness.

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