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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 to Embed SAP HANA with Its Big Data Sales App


For a long time, PROS Inc. was a prominent pricing management software provider for both business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) industries. Lately, however, the vendor has been leveraging its decades-long experience in handling large volumes of data to provide big data applications for sales effectiveness (pricing being only a part thereof). In other words, PROS now delivers

pros  For a long time, PROS Inc. was a prominent pricing management software provider for both business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) industries. Lately, however, the vendor has been leveraging its decades-long experience in handling large volumes of data to provide big data applications for sales effectiveness (pricing being only a part thereof). In other words, PROS now delivers prescriptive analytics and data science to help customers identify sales opportunities, develop offers, and set Read More

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


PROS has traditionally been a leader of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, allowing companies to improve financial performance and improve their entire business agility. The vendor is now shifting its strategy and diving into the big data apps business. See how PROS is leveraging its pricing expertise to help companies find new ways to turn big data into actionable insights and improved sales effectiveness.

pros  Sales & Marketing Apps PROS has traditionally been a leader of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, allowing companies to improve financial performance and improve their entire business agility. The vendor is now shifting its strategy and diving into the big data apps business. See how PROS is leveraging its pricing expertise to help companies find new ways to turn big data into actionable insights and improved sales effectiveness. 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

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

The Pros and Cons of Collaborative Planning


Among the promises of collaboration are real-time information sharing, the ability to maintain personalized relationships between buyers and sellers, and greater efficiency for all companies joined in the expanded enterprise. Unfortunately, excitement surrounding B2B collaboration often drowns out the simple truth that collaboration products are still in a formative stage and their promise, largely unfulfilled.

pros  Pros and Cons of Collaborative Planning The Pros and Cons of Collaborative Planning S. McVey - September 12, 2000 Overview The rapid advance of the Internet and related technologies are quickly turning business-to-business collaboration into a reality. Among its promises are real-time information sharing, the ability to maintain personalized relationships between buyers and sellers, and greater efficiency for all companies joined in the expanded enterprise. Unfortunately, excitement surrounding B2B Read More

TEC’s Latest CRM Buyer’s Guide Highlights Game-changing Innovations


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) has released its latest Customer Relationship Buyer’s Guide: Innovations in CRM. Produced by TEC research analysts, this comprehensive buyer’s guide provides an up-to-the-minute look at the major trends that are revolutionizing the world of CRM: cloud computing, social media, collaboration tools, mobile technology, and extended CRM functionality. Along with the vital facts on CRM features and benefits buyer require to make good, informed decisions on CRM, the guide also lays out the pros and cons of each key area of innovation—and uses real-life examples to show how companies are using innovations in CRM to successfully attract and retain customers.

pros  also lays out the pros and cons of each key area of innovation—and uses real-life examples to show how companies are using innovations in CRM to successfully attract and retain customers. As TEC CRM analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu points out: This is not your father’s CRM. There’s lots of new functionality that companies need to be aware of to stay competitive—and this guide covers it all. CRM systems offer more choices than ever before—offering enterprises not only an insight into the opportunities Read More

What Are Biometrics?


The field of biometrics has recently become a hotbed of controversy and discussion between privacy groups, law enforcement agencies, and the general public at large. Recent advances in technology have enabled the stuff of science-fiction movies from Hollywood to become a reality. Learn more about the pros and cons of using biometric technology.

pros  Learn more about the pros and cons of using biometric technology. Read More

ERP: The Buyer’s Guide


Companies looking to implement an up-to-date, innovative enterprise resource planning (ERP) system must choose from a staggering number of ERP solutions. They range from on-premise, feature-rich systems to newer, lesser known cloud-based alternatives. The trick is making a purchasing decision that meets an organization's budgetary, operational, and business processing requirements.

This ERP buyer's guide outlines pros and cons of various delivery models, advises on how to select a solution for the future, and discusses potential roadblocks to a successful ERP implementation.

pros  ERP buyer''s guide outlines pros and cons of various delivery models, advises on how to select a solution for the future, and discusses potential roadblocks to a successful ERP implementation. 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

Outsourcing 101 - A Primer Part Three: Approaches and Recommendations


Outsourcing is a very diverse market, and there are many different outsourcing options and outsourcing service providers to choose from. This part discusses recommendations for companies looking to outsource, and recommendations for outsourcing providers.

pros  of outsourcing, described outsourcing pros and cons, and introduced offshoring concepts. Part Two defined and described common types of outsourcing. This part will recap outsourcing approaches and categories, and offer recommendations for firms looking to outsource and recommendations for outsourcing providers. Recommendations for Companies Looking to Outsource Some of Their Operations Companies that are interested in outsourcing some or many of their operations need to take a strategic look at their Read More

Reclaiming Data Center Real Estate Using KVM and Remote Management Technologies


Many large companies don’t realize the pains network administrators take to maximize real estate in the data center. The keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) switch can help by enabling IT pros to effectively manage the continual expansion of data centers. Learn how organizations of all sizes can optimize their data centers using KVM and remote technology to set new standards of excellence in reclaiming precious rack space.

pros  help by enabling IT pros to effectively manage the continual expansion of data centers. Learn how organizations of all sizes can optimize their data centers using KVM and remote technology to set new standards of excellence in reclaiming precious rack space. Read More

How Retailers are Answering the Call of Mobile Shopping


Find out what you need to know about mobile shopping from every key angle in Answering the Call: Emerging Best Practices in Consumer Mobile.

pros  can take—along with their pros and cons the ins and outs of mobile—enabled Web sites the best way to approach iPhone apps how to set up an effective mobile strategy now Mobile shopping is poised to dominate e-commerce. Find out how your company can cash in. Download your PDF copy of Answering the Call: Emerging Best Practices in Consumer Mobile 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

LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced LeveragePoint as a cloud-based newcomer to the business-to-business (B2B) pricing market with a novel pricing approach: value-based pricing. In this day and age of highly accelerated new product introductions, history-based pricing approaches are often inadequate. My previous post explained the company’s approach and current state of affairs. Part 2 follows

pros  iron” pricing solution from PROS Pricing, Vendavo , or Zilliant (we have customers using all three). There is some talk of integrating LeveragePoint with these applications so that, for example, the Differentiated Value becomes the first step in the Pricing Waterfall , but this has not yet been implemented. PJ : Why do you believe that your value-based pricing approach is better than segmentation on customers’ willingness to pay (WTP)/sensitivity to price? SF : Value-based pricing and value-based Read More

Messaging: Lotus Notes Domino R5 vs. Microsoft Exchange 5.5


This note compares the two leading collaborative messaging systems, Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange, in the areas of functionality, technology, cost, service, support, corporate viability, and corporate strategy.

pros  analysts began assessing the pros and cons of both messaging platforms through the construction of a detailed information repository with over 1700 detail-level criteria, arranged hierarchically in our proprietary software-modeling tool, TESS. Each hierarchical category within the model is assigned a value, which represents its priority relative to other categories, or weight . Figure 1 shows weights for the top-level categories in the Messaging Model. Figure 1. Global Weights for High Level Criteria Read More