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Improving Sales Pipeline Performance through Enhanced Visibility: Leveraging Analytics to Focus on the Right Opportunities
The consequences of fleeting customer attention@as companies with complex sales cycles know only too well@include lengthening sales cycles, stalled

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From Idea to Market-ready Product in Record Time


The odds against successful product innovation are long. New products need to win over consumers and convince retailers—a challenging task for many reasons, including saturated markets, a growing variety of products and brands, and shorter product life cycles. To shorten time to market, companies need to integrate all development-related areas, within a single sphere of visibility and influence.

funnel pipeline  Process as an Innovation Funnel www.sap.com/contactsap Contents Executive Summary Developing and Introducing New Products: No Routine Matter SAP: Meeting Innovation Challenges Evaluating Ideas Developing Concepts Managing Project Portfolios and Resources Controlling Projects and Documents Developing Products and Packaging Integrating Procurement Optimizing the Market Launch Harmonizing Production and Distribution Tracking Sales in Real Time Going to Market with Top-Class Products For More Information Read More

Project Portfolio Management for New Product Development: Tracking the Project Cycle from Idea to Launch


Resource allocation and phase-based processes are key features to consider when selecting a project portfolio management solution for new product development (NPD) projects. More importantly, NPD projects demand a best practices framework, like Stage-Gate®, for their success.

funnel pipeline  organization. Acting as a funnel to determine where resources are best allocated, the gate allows management to confirm if project deliverables are met based on predetermined qualitative and financial criteria. The output of the gate review will determine whether NPD or R&D projects will continue, be cancelled, be placed on hold, or be reprioritized (these outcomes are also known as go, kill, hold, and recycle, respectively). Furthermore, the gate review sets the plan for the next stage in the process. Read More

Is the Ongoing Marketing Software Arms Race Justified?


Given the slew of marketing software acquisitions by a number of big players, TEC's principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic rightfully asks whether the vendors' splurges and arms race is justified? And will these companies’ chief marketing officers (CMOs) spend more on technology than chief information officers (CIOs) by 2017—as predicted by Gartner?

funnel pipeline  and opportunities through the funnel. But, nearly all sales folks customarily complain about the lack of leads, particularly those leads and opportunities that are qualified and viable (i.e., “hot” leads). Even with the SFA reports and dashboards with key performance indicators (KPIs), this general complaint of lack of leads is real, and creates pressure on marketing to produce enough quality leads, in addition to their traditional branding and other intangible and immeasurable activities. Read More

The Lexicon of CRM - Part 3: From R to Z


CRM. C.R.M. itself is an acronym, standing for Customer Relationship Management. This is part three of a three-part article to provide explanation and meaning for most of the common CRM phraseology. Here, in alphabetical order, we continue the Lexicon of CRM

funnel pipeline  2 of this series), funnel them into one logical processing point, and then to be able to send out the requests to user queues for work. It represents the blending of such items as email, phone calls, and faxes, into the same queues. Up-sell, Cross-sell - The sales practice of analyzing a user purchase, and recommending additional items that the user might be interested in purchasing based on the initial purchase. Up-selling is the process of adding on pieces to the original purchase; Cross-selling is Read More

What Are the Real Benefits of Vertical Integration in a Retail Supply Chain?


This year I was invited to SCOPE East, a peer led conference focusing on supply chain issues from strategic, tactical, and operational points of views. At this conference, I was able to attend multiple educational tracks ranging from retail to consumer goods. One of the tracks that got my attention was about vertical integration in the retail supply chain presented by luxury goods retailer and

funnel pipeline  Are the Real Benefits of Vertical Integration in a Retail Supply Chain? This year I was invited to SCOPE East , a peer led conference focusing on supply chain issues from strategic, tactical, and operational points of views. At this conference, I was able to attend multiple educational tracks ranging from retail to consumer goods. One of the tracks that got my attention was about vertical integration in the retail supply chain presented by luxury goods retailer and manufacture Tiffany & Co.   Organiz Read More

Epicor's Mid-Market Pitch Becomes Higher For (One) Scala Part Two: How Scala Complements Epicor


The merger looks like a positive move for both companies and their customers, since Epicor obtains a foothold in some complementary geographic regions, and in certain discrete manufacturing and service industries it has not really penetrated in the past by acquiring a reasonably run vendor without much excessive baggage.

funnel pipeline  s Mid-Market Pitch Becomes Higher For (One) Scala Part Two: How Scala Complements Epicor How Scala Complements Epicor Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC) and Scala Business Solutions (formerly Euronext: A.SCALA, delisted in July 2004), an Amsterdam, the Netherlands-based provider of collaborative enterprise software for mid-size enterprises and subsidiaries of global corporations have completed a merger that began in late 2003. The merger creates the largest independent global mid-market Read More

JBA: Will it remain "@ctive Enterprise"?


In 1999, JBA launched its @ctive Enterprise Series product line, which allows customers to dynamically model and continuously update their business processes. While the merger with GEAC brings some positive prospects, JBA's ambitious R&D pipeline may be jeopardized.

funnel pipeline  Will it remain @ctive Enterprise ? Vendor Summary JBA International is a global supplier of integrated enterprise management software for midsize companies involved in the manufacture, supply and service of industrial and household goods. Founded in 1981, with headquarters in Birmingham, UK, JBA International is the sixth largest ERP vendor with $480 million in revenue in 1998 (approx. 3% of the global ERP market). The Company has a history of continuous growth since its inception, but fiscal 1998 Read More

Supply Chain Planning - Issues for Continuous Chemical Companies


The continuous chemical industries typically share an objective of running at near 100% utilization. This and other realities yield unique requirements for a Supply Chain Planning (SCP) system. This article discusses some of these unique needs.

funnel pipeline  Chain Planning - Issues for Continuous Chemical Companies Why SCP for a Continuous Chemical Company? Why does a continuous chemical company need a supply chain planning system? Because the high fixed cost of the plant drives a management objective of 100% capacity utilization. A common approach to this utilization objective is to set prices at a low enough level to drive to 100% utilization. As utilization approaches 100%, the demand for perfection in the supply chain plan increases. This, and other Read More

Alice (or Allen) in MobileLand


Cell phones, smartphones, and similar mobile devices are beginning to play an active role in customer relationship management; many of these handheld devices are capable of handling field service and sales, and can make business intelligence available to users.

funnel pipeline  (or Allen) in MobileLand There are a few things in life that every generation values—family, a sense of security, justice—and owning a cell phone. In fact, that sense of security that we all value ties directly into our cell phone ownership. Don't think so? Tell me, how you would feel if you lost your cell phone? I rest my case. The cell phone is no longer just a phone, however. It is now a mobile device that not only makes phone calls or sends and receives text messages from your family or your Read More

IDeWeb Provides Best-of-breed Product Portfolio Management Functionality for the Manufacturing Sector


Integrated Development Enterprise (IDe)'s IDeWeb 5.3 is a product portfolio management best-of-breed solution for new product development. It is tailored to discrete and process manufacturers in the electronics, food and beverage, specialty chemicals, and telecommunications sectors.

funnel pipeline  Provides Best-of-breed Product Portfolio Management Functionality for the Manufacturing Sector Introduction Although the majority of product portfolio management (PPM) vendors have focused their efforts either in the professional services market or on addressing the needs of internal information technology (IT) departments, there are a number of vendors who have strategically carved out their space in the area of new product development (NPD). For manufacturing organizations seeking to improve time Read More

Tracx Releases Social Leads


Tracx has announced its new Social Leads product, part of its set of social intelligence tools. The application identifies individuals interested in buying a company's products by crawling through a variety of social media, community forums, and retail sites, for example, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Amazon, and eBay. Tracx Social Leads unveils relevant customer conversations as well as what

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Bus-Tech Speeds up Mainframe DB2 Access


Bus-Tech has announced the EnterpriseExpress Adapter for DB2 Access. The product is a PCI-compliant ESCON adapter using IBM's Multipath Channel+ (MPC+) protocol to provide the highest possible throughput between Windows NT applications and DB2 Universal Database for OS/390 using IBM's DB2 Connect.

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SAP Remains Solid While Transitioning


On July 20, SAP AG, the leading provider of enterprise business software applications, announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2000. Despite an 18% decrease of net income, a notable increase of license revenue in all markets worldwide was encouraging.

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A Response Management Pioneer Offers Its Solution


Kinaxis Inc. is answering the needs of global manufacturers by delivering an on-demand response management service. These services are designed to help manufacturers drive quick responses to ever-changing global supply chains and fulfillment networks.

funnel pipeline  Response Management Pioneer Offers Its Solution Existing mainstream enterprise systems are not meeting the market need for dynamic supply network flexibility. Namely, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and advanced planning and scheduling (APS)- supply chain partnership (SCP) systems are not geared for high-value, operations-level business trade-offs that require educated human intervention. Spreadsheets are used frequently, but they lack the required scalability, become quickly dated, and result in Read More