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harness  the Power of Your Virtual Sales Team Introduction Winning enterprise software sales deals is not an individual activity but a team pursuit. The fact is that at this point in the history of the commercial application software industry most competing products do what they''re intended to do. Few products fail to perform; few perform markedly better than the rest. And because so many products and services compete for a limited number of buyers, suppliers advertise that they can do everything their Read More

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Vendors Harness Excel (and Office) to Win the Lower-end of Business Intelligence Market


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harness  Harness Excel (and Office) to Win the Lower-end of Business Intelligence Market Excel Both Opportunity and Threat The need for business intelligence (BI) is of real and increasing strategic importance for all enterprise applications users because of economic and regulatory pressures. Unfortunately, users rarely feel that they get all (or most) the information they need from their enterprise software systems. Business intelligence is also known as analytics , though there are some distinctions Read More

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harness  to Harness the “Cheap Computing” Revolution IT costs are escalating, data centers are multiplying, power and space require¬ments are way too high, complexity is increasing, and businesses are locked into static applications that are making them less competitive, not more. This is the state of IT today and something obviously has to change. Well, the “cheap computing” revolution is dawning. So what do we do now? Read More

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