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Sales Force Automation (SFA)

Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. 

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Turn the Internet into a Strategic Sales and Interaction Channel


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IONA Purchases Netfish Technologies (And Much, Much More)


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