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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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Not All Acquisitions Happen: JDA and QRS Part One: Event and Market Impact


Recent QRS' announcement that it has terminated its agreement to merge with JDA Software, while, in a separate announcement, it stated that it will be acquired by Inovis for a $16 million (USD) higher price, might have more ramifications for JDA than merely an "unrequited love".

b2b demand generation best practices  broad line of business-to-business (B2B) software and managed services, which aim at enabling companies to optimize profitability through timely and efficient communications with their trading partner communities. Inovis is a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital and Cerberus Capital Management . With the occurrence of events such as the one above the enterprise applications market might begin to resemble the script of the Runaway Bride movie. These announcements followed the relatively recent Read More

B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies


IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate with business partners quickly often forces companies to favor expediency over strategy. With so many technology choices, it’s important to understand the role each can play when building an overall business-to-business (B2B) strategy. Learn about the four points you should consider when evaluating vendors and service providers.

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Two Vendor Execs Discuss the Current B2B Pricing Market (and its Future)


Why are some companies still managing their prices with spreadsheets—and leaving their single most important profit lever to such inadequate if not harmful practices? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic finds out and sits down with two vendor execs to see how B2B pricing software allows companies to detect profit anomalies and take rapid pricing actions, increasing their revenues and profits and gaining business agility.

b2b demand generation best practices  next evolutionary step for B2B pricing software solutions, given their possible synergy with configure, price, quote (CPQ), contract management, demand planning and forecasting, promotions, sales and operations planning (S&OP), and other adjacent software categories? TG: We see pricing software extending its reach to other business processes in the corporate value chain. Companies are already leveraging the granular insights that come from transactional data to make better go-to-market decisions that Read More

QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately Part Four: Market Impact Continued


QAD has long shifted its focus from being a mere ERP vendor dedicated to the industrial mid-market to fully leveraging the Internet in the applications it provides to manufacturers and distributors to link their back-office systems to those of their business partners via private trading exchanges.

b2b demand generation best practices  PTX attractive as a B2B application framework. Moreover, while most Internet exchange strategies rely heavily on procurement software, QAD eQ acts as a holistic order management hub by including commerce relationship management (relationship modeling), sell-side, buy-side, and replenishment applications. Through this hub, user can make the sales, purchase, and replenishment orders issued by MFG/PRO, even advance ship notices (ASN), available to the entire supply chain. The latest version of eQ includes Read More

On-demand Product Life Cycle Management: Not Just for Small to Medium Businesses Anymore


Product lifecycle management (PLM) is set to transition to an on-demand model. On-demand models are quicker and cheaper to deploy, but software providers must gain user enterprises' trust before on-demand PLM really takes off.

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The Move to PCI Express in Next-generation Systems


The next-generation input/output interconnect standard for the PC industry arises from PCI Express and PICMG 1.3 specifications. However, as platforms change to incorporate these standards, they’re virtually eliminating space for high-end telephony boards. When building telephony solutions, vendors must be aware of the changes in these specifications so that they can better use current and future systems for communications applications.

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Case Study: Best Foam Fabricators


As a supplier to the automotive industry, Best Foam Fabricators often needed to expedite parts to customers to fill orders. This meant the company was spending up to $50,000 (USD) on expedited freight. To reduce costs—of both shipping and labor—Best Foam decided to implement a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Find out how Best Foam has not only reduced costs but also improved delivery time by 99 percent.

b2b demand generation best practices  Study: Best Foam Fabricators What sets Global Shop Solutions apart from all other ERP software systems? Global Shop also offers a unique 16-point Checklist for Success to ensure that you receive the maximum return on your investment. Source: Global Shop Solutions Resources Related to Case Study: Best Foam Fabricators : Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (Wikipedia) Case Study: Best Foam Fabricators Global Shop ERP Software is also known as : ERP Software , One-system ERP Software Global Shop Read More

State of the Market: on-Demand Business Intelligence Solutions


Find out how the companies you re targeting are approaching SaaS-based BI solutions in On-demand Business Intelligence Solutions.

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Next-Generation VoIP Network Architecture


With network operators facing eventual equipment obsolescence in their existing narrowband public switched telephone networks (PSTNs), the Multiservice Switching Forum (MSF) expects that end-to-end voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) solutions will necessarily replace PSTNs in the medium term. What are the primary issues that must be addressed to define a large-scale VoIP network capable of supporting full PSTN equivalence?

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Business Best Practices


What differentiates highly successful companies from the ones that struggle, or worse yet, don’t make it? What do companies like Microsoft and Boeing have that ensures that they maintain their market leader status? They deliver their products, services, and images differently, but consistently. They have spent a great deal of money, research, and effort to determine their optimal business flow, and they follow business best practices that put in place “systems” that guarantee their success. Small businesses can also gain the competitive advantage by implementing best practices. Learn how Advantage can model, facilitate, and enforce those best business practices for small businesses.

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The Best Practices of Successful Manufacturers


Learn about them in the white paper best practices in complex equipment manufacturing, sales, and service.

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Epicor Software: When Best does not Deliver


So-called best-of-breed software solutions may not always actually be the best. Sometimes less heralded niche products more closely aligned with a company's requirements make a better choice. Learn how Tinnerman Palnut Engineered Products, LLC used a feature-rich, enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to get a highly efficient system for its over 15,000 products.

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ERP Selection: 6 Best Practices You Need to Know


ERP Selection: 6 Best Practices You Need to Know. Here are six best practices to help make your ERP search a success.

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