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How to Outsell the Competition: The Benchmarking Edge for Successful Sales Execution
Benchmarking is a process where companies compare their performance over time against their competition. In doing so, they can identify where their strengths

protestation meaning  manage the entire selling process, including sales order entry, post-sale follow-up and support, as well as upselling opportunities. Source : NetSuite Resources Related to Benchmarking Edge for Successful Sales Execution : Sales Process (Wikipedia) How to Outsell the Competition:The Benchmarking Edge for Successful Sales Execution Sales Execution is also known as : Sales Execution , Marketing Execution , Improve Sales Execution , Sales Cycle Improving , Sales Skills , Sales Process , Definition of

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Branding and Positioning: What’s the Difference? And Can You Afford It?


Understanding the difference between branding and positioning is especially important if you're involved in marketing B2B software. That difference can seriously impact the cost of marketing your software.

protestation meaning  really synched up. My product marketing team had presented positioning statements for our product offerings in several broad categories (financials, e-business, supply chain management, etc.), plus the product suite. The agency's mission was to use the positioning to create our brand. But at the conclusion of the meeting, the agency team looked a little dazed and confused. It wasn't just because it had been a long day. They talked with quiet seriousness among themselves, then the agency account manager Read More

If Software Is A Commodity - Can You Still Win Some Competitive Advantage?


An application product can never provide competitive advantage by itself, it is a function of how and how much is implemented. A good implementation of a commodity software product can give you a short-term advantage until the competition catches up.

protestation meaning  using the same application product see two very different results? One gains competitive advantage and the other sees no change or even a loss of competitive position. Maybe it is not just the software. The How Of Implementation The software is a tool; the implementation team is the craftsman. The right craftsman can do miracles with an average tool while a poor craftsman cannot produce even average quality with a great tool. Executive involvement, team leadership and the right team members are critical Read More

FinancialForce.com Rolls Out FinancialForce ERP


FinancialForce.com, provider of cloud-based solutions on the Salesforce1 platform, has introduced FinancialForce ERP. FinancialForce.com’s move into providing a broader set of ERP capabilities is not surprising, but the speed at which it has made the move and the approach it has taken is surprising.

protestation meaning  Out FinancialForce ERP FinancialForce.com, provider of cloud-based solutions on the Salesforce1 platform, has introduced FinancialForce ERP. The announcement comes on the heels of the company’s recent acquisitions of Vana Workforce and Less Software. The two strategic acquisitions in 2013 extended FinancialForce.com’s footprint into human capital management (HCM) and supply chain management (SCM), enabling FinancialForce to provide a broad range of solutions for managing back-office operations and Read More

BLM: Buzzword Life Cycle Management


The management of buzzwords represents a significant area of improvement for both the buzzword users (BU) and the buzzword consumers (BC). Buzzword life cycle management (BLM) is a proven discipline being applied within the software industry.

protestation meaning  a significant area of improvement for both the buzzword users (BU, for example vendors, analyst and consultants) and buzzword consumers (BC, mostly end users). Buzzword life cycle management (BLM) is a proven discipline being applied to this crying need within the software industry. What is a Buzzword? A buzzword is a word or phrase that enters the collective mind of the marketplace that signifies some set of ideas. To become a true buzzword, it must be universally applied and lose all meaning. Buzzwords Read More

ERP Vendors, Are You Green Enough?


Disclaimer: The idea behind this post is strictly based on an assumption that has no scientific proof—and an approach that is very simplified. Thus, the results and conclusions should not be used for any serious purpose. Recently, as a member of the TEC Green Team, I went through over 20 enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors to examine elements within their offerings that help companies

protestation meaning  that has no scientific proof—and an approach that is very simplified. Thus, the results and conclusions should not be used for any serious purpose. Recently, as a member of the TEC Green Team, I went through over 20 enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors to examine elements within their offerings that help companies tackle environmental issues. During the research process, I got the impression that there seems to be a relationship between vendor size and the greenness of their offerings. To confirm Read More

Single Source or Best of Breed - The Debate Continues


This will never be a clear-cut decision - it is all about the trade-offs.

protestation meaning  business intelligence (BI) New Product Development (NPD), or any of a long list of acronyms. Perhaps your ERP vendor will not have the extension or its functionality will be clearly inappropriate for your needs and you will turn to another vendor for the functionality, a Best-of breed vendor. But in many cases, the ERP vendor will have applications that potentially fill your need and you can get everything from the Single Source vendor. In either situation, is it better to limit yourself to the Read More

S-Drive Storage for Salesforce Security Whitepaper


S-Drive has been built on Salesforce.com as a managed application and is delivered exclusively via the AppExchange marketplace. It is a native AppExchange application, meaning that it is built to run in the cloud with multi-tenancy and scalability in mind. S-Drive uses Amazon Simple Storage Service as its file storage platform, whereas the Salesforce.com is used as the application platform as well as the file information database. Besides Salesforce.com and Amazon Web Services, SDrive does not use any other servers or infrastructure that may introduce security vulnerabilities.

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Comparing Software Comparison Sites


A few online tools make it easy to compare criteria about software, side-by-side. Of course, you probably expect that I think TEC provides the mother of all evaluation tools for comparisons (true). But this is about some of the other guys. Two sites I like, which I recently came across might be useful to you if you’re scanning the horizon for high-level comparison info. The first is Opteros’s EOS

protestation meaning  informs you that Alfresco provides a pretty decent and mature feature-set, has an active community, bright future, and as an added bonus, 23 user votes determined a user rating of three out of four stars (the linked user forum might show why people felt that way). My sole criticism about these ratings is that there doesn’t seem to be a way to figure out how the ratings were derived for the project–I’m not sure if the criteria are determined by the open source project, by Optaros staff, or some Read More

CIO's New Guide to Business 24/7


Find out to capitalize on this limitless environment in The CIO s New Guide to Global IT Infrastructure.

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Business Process Automation


The speed of business today is growing exponentially. Consequently, organizations are generating incredible amounts of information around the clock. Yet vast percentages of this data remain unstructured, meaning that users cannot leverage it to deliver business efficiency or advantage. Learn how you can better manage and deploy information for operational productivity.

protestation meaning  Process Automation The speed of business today is growing exponentially. Consequently, organizations are generating incredible amounts of information around the clock. Yet vast percentages of this data remain unstructured, meaning that users cannot leverage it to deliver business efficiency or advantage. Learn how you can better manage and deploy information for operational productivity. Read More

The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Part 4: Market Predictions


ERP will be redefined as a platform for enabling e-business globally. Originally focused on automating internal processes of an enterprise, ERP systems will include customer and supplier-centric processes as well. The conclusive evidence of this redefinition is the move of all major ERP players into CRM and SCM applications.

protestation meaning  the latest business information processing trends, such as collaborative e-Business and customer relationship management (CRM). For a list of the major ERP vendors and their market share, see Figure 1. Figure 1. This is Part Four of a five-part article. This part contains Market Predictions. Part One is an overview of the ERP market and how ERP is expanding to included SCM, CRM, and e-procurement. Part Two discussed the vendors' reaction to market changes. Part Three briefly analyzed some of the major Read More

RedPrairie and JDA Software Merger, Part Two: How Will it Work and What Should we Think?


On November 1, 2012, RedPrairie Corporation and JDA Software announced their merger. Under the terms of the agreement, the entities affiliated with RedPrairie will effect a cash tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of JDA common stock for $45 per share. My initial positive and negative thoughts on the merger were outlined in Part One of this blog series. Cynical and jaded market

protestation meaning  the hope things will improve just like that. As we have seen in the past with other such mergers in the industry, the probability of success with this is low. In addition to the Dillard’s settlement (see Part One ), JDA has been under significant stress for the past couple of years. The acquisition of i2 has been challenging, the company is just completing an investigation from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding accounting issues, and the Q3 2012 financial results the company Read More

Sage’s New Year's Resolution: Make 2013 The Year of the Customer


2012 was a whirlwind year of influences on the business landscape—some of them good and some of them not so good. The fiscal cliff, the U.S. presidential election, an anemic economic recovery, the debt ceiling and proposed sequestration cuts, along with Hurricane Sandy’s effects on business are a few things that come to mind. But despite the ever-changing business landscape, one central tenet

protestation meaning  the debt ceiling and proposed sequestration cuts, along with Hurricane Sandy’s effects on business are a few things that come to mind. But despite the ever-changing business landscape, one central tenet always rings true: keep your customers happy. Sage ’s  professed focus has for some time been the customer experience, and the company has done a number of things in the last year to further its goals in this regard. We talked to Joe Langner, executive vice president of mid-market solutions at Sage Read More

Symix Launches eSyte Supply Chain


Symix Systems, Inc. recently announced an addition to its e-business application suite, eSyte Supply Chain. It offers multi-site capacity and material planning capabilities that have been given new relevance with the advent of B2B collaboration.

protestation meaning  distributors, eSyte Supply Chain promises to enable companies to synchronize supply chain activities and trading partners, and dynamically promise, source, plan and execute to meet increasing customer expectations. Symix hopes the new application will appeal to companies that want to integrate Web-based buying and selling with back-end fulfillment systems, such as the company's SyteLine ERP suite, although it maintains that the new product will also work with competitive systems. eSyte complements Read More