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PROS Cameleon CPQ and SpringCM Partner


PROS, a provider of big data software for sales, has announced a partnership with SpringCM, a cloud contract management software company. The goal is to integrate the SpringCM cloud contract and document management software with PROS Cameleon CPQ.

pros  the Salesforce AppExchange) with PROS Cameleon CPQ, a configure price quote (CPQ) solution.   With the addition of contract management from SpringCM, PROS claims to be the only CPQ offering with price optimization and contract management, i.e., able to handle the entire opportunity-to-revenue cycle. This combination should come in handy for customers who all too frequently get bogged down in back-and-forth contract negotiations, which slows down deal closures. The offering should add speed and agility Read More

PROS Cameleon CPQ Brings Predictive Pricing to Microsoft Dynamics CRM


PROS Inc. recently announced the availability of PROS Cameleon CPQ for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The offering, with some brand new sales productivity capabilities, is touted as the only enterprise class configure, price, quote (CPQ) product with PROS' renowned price optimization for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and was showcased at Microsoft Convergence 2015.

pros  to Microsoft Dynamics CRM PROS Inc. recently announced the availability of PROS Cameleon CPQ for Microsoft Dynamics CRM . The offering, with some brand new sales productivity capabilities, is touted as the only enterprise class configure, price, quote (CPQ) product with PROS’ renowned price optimization for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and was showcased at Microsoft Convergence 2015. Guided selling, cross-sell and up-sell recommendations, and pricing guidance aim to help sales teams respond with more Read More

PROS Inc.’s New Mission-“Big Data” Sales & Marketing Apps


The first part of this report takes a close look at the expansion of PROS, Inc., a leading provider of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, first into the business-to-business (B2B) arena, and then into big data apps for sales and marketing. In this second part, we (TEC) speak to Andres Reiner, president, chief executive officer (CEO), and director of PROS, about some of the

pros  of affairs. Reiner joined PROS in 1999 and became the CEO in 2010. He has held a series of positions at PROS with successively increasing responsibility, including senior vice president of product development and most recently executive vice president of product and marketing. In this most recent role, he was responsible for global marketing and alliances, product management, science research, and development of PROS'' next-generation software products. He was also responsible in large part for PROS’ Read More

Catching Up with PROS at Dreamforce 2014


At the Dreamforce 2014 conference, hosted by cloud ecosystem heavyweight salesforce.com, sales big data software provider PROS was a platinum sponsor. P.J. Jakovljevic discusses what's new and exciting with PROS' CPQ solutions, including the company's new Cameleon CPQ Fall ‘14 solution and a just-released graphically interactive solution called Cameleon Parts Quoting.

pros  Up with PROS at Dreamforce 2014 At the Dreamforce 2014 conference, hosted by cloud ecosystem heavyweight salesforce.com , sales big data software provider PROS was a platinum sponsor. A number of PROS customers were on a panel discussing their success with PROS Cameleon CPQ solutions, such as Bausch & Lomb, Medtronic, and Blackboard. Microsoft and SAP are close partners of PROS as well, but the salesforce.com alliance promises lots of new business.   The first synergistic results from PROS’ Read More

The Perstorp Group Selects PROS


The Perstorp Group, a player in the specialty chemicals markets and a pioneer in formalin chemistry, plastics, and surface materials, selected PROS big data applications to enhance its customer experience and sales effectiveness initiatives.

pros  Perstorp Group Selects PROS The Perstorp Group, a player in the specialty chemicals markets and a pioneer in formalin chemistry, plastics, and surface materials, selected PROS big data applications to enhance its customer experience and sales effectiveness initiatives.   Founded in 1881 and headquartered in Sweden, Perstorp has approximately 1,500 employees in 22 countries, and production sites in eight countries across Europe, Asia, and North America. The company’s products enable the use of key Read More

Cloud Proponents Unclear on the Meaning of “Legacy"


In reading business software news and articles on a daily basis, and in speaking with software vendors, I have noticed that vendors of cloud-based applications, analysts, as well as other professionals have recently begun referring to all solutions other than cloud-based applications as legacy solutions. Here are a few examples of what I have come across:

pros  it is associated with pros and cons. Cloud software can be applicable to some market niches, and can be prohibitive to others. It all depends on a large number of factors, from an organization’s needs to Internet availability in certain regions. But I think that labeling all market players as “legacy technology” providers based on the single criterion of not belonging to the “cloud class” appears to be premature and quite assumptive. Traditional on-premise, hosted, and other business software Read More

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.

pros  so many qualified ERP pros already have been lured into e-commerce projects, Ms. Gomolski said. The shortage is an opportunity for non-technical professionals to enter the high-tech world, said John L. Hall, senior vice president of Oracle University, the training division of Oracle Corp. All the non-techies need going in, he said, is an understanding of how businesses operate. We are seeing a significant increase in students that are coming from functional roles in business and are now applying those Read More

What Can Pure CPQ Vendors Do Now?


For a few years now, pundits have opined that the quote-to-order (Q2O)/configure, price, quote (CPQ) realm is not sustainable as a standalone enterprise software category. Lo and behold, in the course of recent months several leading CPQ vendors have been acquired. The recent absorption of CPQ capabilities by multiple providers of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other adjacent enterprise

pros  expert was vicariously vindicated by  PROS ’ recent acquisition of Cameleon Software , which was based on the same rationale.) Further, as an early cloud-based provider, that CPQ vendor would have already been ahead of other providers. The CPQ vendor in this case continues to exude confidence and growth, but its prospects could have been much brighter (and the company potentially much larger) had it taken the expert''s advice and espoused CPQ big data offerings. It will be interesting to watch what wi Read More

Choosing between Mobile Apps and Mobile Web


With mobile device use fast growing, 2012 seems to be the ‘year of the mobile.’ As companies embrace mobility, a key issue is the mobile versus app debate, and whether there is an argument for producing a mobile application over a mobile site. This white paper looks at the pros and cons of both native apps and mobile Web, and dives into the things that companies should consider before making a choice between mobile app and Web.

pros  paper looks at the pros and cons of both native apps and mobile Web, and dives into the things that companies should consider before making a choice between mobile app and Web. Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 27, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSMid-sized refractory products manufacturer selects EnterpriseIQ ERP from IQMS Industry tags: manufacturing "The reasons why Riverside Refractories Inc. decided to replace its existing ERP system aren't unique—the old legacy system's inflexibility and inability to support manufacturing needs in the changing business environment had started impeding the company's operations. The

pros  García, TEC BI Analyst PROS Pricing achieves additional SAP integration certifications for big data solutions Industry tags: manufacturing, distribution, services, travel PROS is executing well on building its partner ecosystem. Still, PROS has a tough row to hoe when it comes to SAP in light of Vendavo''s much closer relationship with SAP. There are certainly situations where PROS makes more sense and the pricing company will win some of the deals. Time will tell whether PROS'' reliance on Microsoft SQL Read More

SaaS is Hot - is That Good Enough for you?


Find out what you really need to know in is the SaaS model right for you?

pros  You''ll learn about the pros and cons of SaaS , and the issues to consider before making a decision. You''ll also get guidelines on which types of operations should opt for SaaS, and which ones should think twice. SaaS has a lot going for it—but is it right for your organization? Find out in Is the SaaS Model Right for You? Download your PDF copy today.   For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: +1 514-954-3665, ext.367. Read More

Taking a Lesson from Big-box Retailers: The World's Distribution Pros


The proliferation of “big box” retail outlets across the suburban landscape has been part of the retail environment for more than a decade. As population target demographics have shifted away from urban centers into suburban areas, retail organizations have capitalized on this trend. This blog post will examine how retailers have adopted a business model that presents unique

pros  Retailers: The World''s Distribution Pros The proliferation of “big box” retail outlets across the suburban landscape has been part of the retail environment for more than a decade. As population target demographics have shifted away from urban centers into suburban areas, retail organizations have capitalized on this trend. This blog post will examine how retailers have adopted a business model that presents unique challenges in terms of the development of distribution and infrastructure systems to Read More

Buy, Build, or Somewhere Between


Whether an organization buys or builds a resource management solution depends on a number of factors, and both approaches has its pros and cons. There is, however, a third option, one that allows a company to take a "somewhere between" approach. This latter approach, is made possible by ERP II which employs c-commerce and the use of sufficiently mature technology software programs.

pros  Both choices have their pros and cons. A decision that favors either route depends on a number of factors whose influence on the decision process varies between organizations. As a result, there is no golden rule that can help organizations choose one route over the other. Whatever the route, organizations generally inherit all that is good and bad about that option and are subsequently excluded from the good and bad of the alternative. Furthermore, once embarking on a route it is difficult and expensive Read More

Social ERP Emerges, Transforms the Way People Work (Part 1)


It is no secret that social networks and media—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, etc.—are having a huge impact on all aspects of people’s lives. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are not immune to the tide of social media changes that are sweeping across the technology landscape. All the large ERP solution providers have made or are making large investments to keep up with the

pros  feedback via polls and pros/cons analysis Users can generate and brainstorm ideas on process improvements, etc. External social media data (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) can be integrated within the system Users can broadcast messaging to external social media channels Members can perform analytics on all content, internal and external, to give a 360-degree view of the customer Users can take advantage of social listening, monitoring, and sentiment analysis User Adoption Is Key Although there is a huge amount Read More

Using Social Media Tools for Recruiting Talent


Boy, we have come a long way in the search for talent. Long gone are the days where company’s would place an advertisement in the classified ad section of their local newspaper’s and wait for the perfect candidate to call and request an interview—although some organizations today feel this is still a very effective recruiting method and often use it in conjunction with other channels. Today, it

pros  to Offer Recruiters The Pros and Cons of Using Social Media for Recruiting More than Recruiting: Other Social Media Uses in Business •    as a learning portal for sharing knowledge •    marketing campaigns and public relations •    for contact and lead generation •    a way to conduct various types of surveys •    and more … Useful Resources (Conferences, Webcasts, and more)… IQPC’s Social Media for Recruitment Summit : Taking place in Chicago, IL (May 24-26, 2010). Social M Read More