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B2B Demand Generation: How Successful Companies Are Improving Sales and Marketing Results


For decades, solution-selling and marketing methodologies have used the principle of identifying pains associated with business processes, in order to create urgency and demand for products and services. With the foundational premise that marketers need to drive more revenue while optimizing marketing investments, successful business-to-business (B2B) companies have focused on four critical pillars needed to optimize the lead-to-sale process.

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Getting an Update from BigMachines at Dreamforce 2010


Many recent TEC articles have talked about quote-to-order (Q2O) or configure, price, quote (CPQ) solutions that facilitate business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) sales, thus helping companies sell more products and services faster. A number of thriving vendors provide on-demand product configurator, pricing and quoting, proposal generator, and B2B

b2b automated demand generation  configure, price, proposal and B2B ecommerce platform, BigMachines 11 .  The official announcement came in early 2011 .  BigMachines 11 is the flagship product suite that offers guided selling, product configuration, pricing and quoting, proposal generation, partner portals, eCommerce, and many more capabilities. As has been the case in the past, most of the enhancements came directly as a result of customer feedback received by BigMachines. Key highlights: iPad support provides the ability to Read More

Microsoft Keeps on Rounding up Its Business Solutions Part One: Event Summary


While the recent initiatives by Microsoft Business Solutions to piecemeal bolster its product lines' SCM capabilities should benefit users, a lot more cohesive SCM strategy is needed for Microsoft to truly permeate the SCM mid-market.

b2b automated demand generation  total cost of business-to-business (B2B) collaboration. In other words, MBN uses the messaging and collaboration facilities of Microsoft Outlook and the integration facilities of BizTalk Server, to solve the supply chain connectivity part of the overall supply chain management (SCM) puzzle. As for the underlying pieces of the vast SCM functionality, to help businesses improve customer satisfaction, maintain optimal levels of inventory and reduce operating costs, Microsoft Business Solutions announced Read More

Rules-based Marketing: Helping Companies Transform Leads into Sales


For years, small to medium businesses have envied the powerful marketing campaigns of their larger counterparts. But today, bigger budgets and marketing departments are no longer the only keys to marketing success. Rules-based marketing is an automated strategy involving if–then rules, resulting in communications that are more timely, relevant, and consistent across multiple communication channels, for even the smallest organization.

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The Art, Science & Software Behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog post series expanded on some of TEC’s earlier articles about companies’ need for better pricing management and optimization practices. This series, which focuses on the complexity of pricing and promotions in retailing, was inspired by JDA Software’s recent “edu-nouncement” on leading retailers consumer-centric pricing and promotions strategies and by Revionics’ recent (and

b2b automated demand generation  which was a  business-to-business (B2B)  deal pricing management system as well as pricing solutions for hotels and airlines. In any case, JDA has invested significantly in those products over the past several years to adapt them to the retail sector. Thus, it is fair to say that JDA''s retail price optimization capabilities are today comparable to, say, DemandTec ''s. While the retail pricing specialist DemandTec still might have a significant advantage over JDA in terms of a very strong reference list Read More

Demand at the Fount of Open Source Part Two: A Primer Based in Demand Trends


Organizations globally, are contributing to increased demand for Free and open source software but vendors may not yet be meeting this demand. This article highlights FOSS fundamentals with the goal of adding clarity for the uninitiated.

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Demand Planning: Optimizing Operations across the Supply Chain


Demand planning applications can help manufacturers establish baseline sales forecasts and perform analysis to improve resource usage. They can also help manufacturers optimize pricing capabilities and better understand their markets. Yet to get the most out of these tools, manufacturers must be willing to reorganize their planning processes—and to share the resulting insights with supply chain partners and customers.

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Sales and Operations Planning: the Key to Demand Satisfaction


There is a better way, and you can learn about it in the white paper sales and operations planning: the key to continuous demand satisfaction.

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ERP Demand Being Re-heated


As reported on March 5 in The Dallas Morning News/KRTBN -- E-commerce may get all the attention, but information technology experts say the demand for enterprise resource planning professionals is almost as hot.

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The Consumerization of B2B Multi-channel Commerce


There are numerous multichannel B2B commerce opportunities that organizations can take advantage of to increase revenue, decrease costs, create competitive advantage, and create long-term business value. This white paper examines opportunities for B2B organizations to leverage multichannel commerce to reduce costs by streamlining business operations; increase revenue by capturing new customer segments and market opportunities; increase conversion by benefiting from B2C best practices; increase customer satisfaction by delivering multichannel convenience; represent complex and specialized products accurately and effectively; and manage the complexity of B2B transactions.

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Managing On-demand Package Implementations


Why choose on-demand when there are so many integrated software solutions on the market? Because on-demand packages provide a number of benefits that can help IT focus on innovation and creating true business value, rather than dealing with network headaches. But along with the benefits there are a number of challenges. Read more about these challenges and how you can manage your on-demand implementation project.

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5 Keys to Automated Data Interchange


The number of mid-market manufacturers and other businesses using electronic data interchange (EDI) is expanding—and with it, the need to integrate EDI data with in-house enterprise resource planning (ERP) and accounting systems. Unfortunately, over 80 percent of data integration projects fail. Don’t let your company join that statistic. Learn about five key steps to buying and implementing EDI to ERP integration software.

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B2B Reality Check: Overcoming Challenges in B2B Transaction Automation


There is a common perception that supply chain automation has created an environment in which transactions move quickly and efficiently in industries such as the retail supply chain and high-tech manufacturing. However, this perception is challenged by a recent research study, based on interviews with 400 management representatives of medium to large organizations in the USA, UK, Germany, and France.

b2b automated demand generation  Check: Overcoming Challenges in B2B Transaction Automation There is a common perception that supply chain automation has created an environment in which transactions move quickly and efficiently in industries such as the retail supply chain and high-tech manufacturing. However, this perception is challenged by a recent research study, based on interviews with 400 management representatives of medium to large organizations in the USA, UK, Germany, and France. Read More

Bandwidth Management in Next-generation Packet Networks


Bandwidth managers can provide the basis of a large-scale solution for a quality of service (QoS) that can support public switched telephone network (PSTN)-grade services. A key aspect of the solution is the ability to be integrated with multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) traffic engineering capabilities, to provide a highly scalable, resilient, and rigorous solution for end-to-end quality of service.

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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 kinds of functions they provide, how best to deliver those capabilities, and what approaches to take through the channel.

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