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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 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


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

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

Demystifying ERP Software Selection for Midsize Manufacturers is Focus of New Buyer’s Guide from Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC)


The TEC 2014 ERP for Midsize Manufacturers Buyer’s Guide speaks to the business challenges manufacturers face and provides insight on how to sift through the all the information to uncover the true benefits of the right ERP solution. The guide gives an overview of key features of leading solutions along with customer success stories from the likes of Aptean, Deacom, Epicor, IFS, Microsoft, NetSuite, Oracle, Plex, Process Pro, Rootstock, Syspro, and others.

pros  particular, they weigh the pros and cons between replacing or upgrading a current system, seeking a best-of-breed solution versus a single all-inclusive one, and choosing between a cloud-based solution and an on-premise one—which is one of the most debated topics in recent years. In fact, research shows that despite the hype over cloud-based solutions, the adoption by manufacturers is still far below what was initially expected. Exciting emerging technologies are also detailed in the buyer’s guide, Read More

Active Voice’s Unity ~ In Pursuit of the Perfect Unified Messaging Solution


Throughout the past seventeen years Active Voice has enjoyed considerable growth and success developing Unified Messaging solutions for major collaborative messaging servers such as Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes.

pros  All products have their pros and cons, but Active Voice''s commitment to industry standards coupled with strong functionality and ease of use makes us put it on our short list of Unified Messaging Vendors. Make certain to include Active Voice in your tests prior to implementing any Unified Messaging product. 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

Two Vendor Execs Discuss the Current B2B Pricing Market (and its Future)


Why are some companies still managing their prices with spreadsheets—and leaving their single most important profit lever to such inadequate if not harmful practices? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic finds out and sits down with two vendor execs to see how B2B pricing software allows companies to detect profit anomalies and take rapid pricing actions, increasing their revenues and profits and gaining business agility.

pros  deal-intensive B2B pricing market: PROS Pricing and LeveragePoint . PROS (NYSE: PRO) is a market leader in prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, with more than $468 billion (USD) in revenues under management. Companies around the world in the manufacturing, distribution, services, and travel industries use PROS to take control of pricing through data-driven insights, enabling them to increase revenues and profits, defend and grow market share, and increase business agility. Initially Read More

So You Think You Know the Cloud?


If your company is facing the decision of where and how to host your technical operations infrastructure, your choices include cloud, do-it-yourself (DIY), and managed hosting. This white paper looks at pros and cons of these options.

pros  white paper looks at pros and cons of these options. Read More

Outsourcing 101 - A Primer Part Two: Outsourcing Categories


Outsourcing is a very diverse market, and there are many different outsourcing options and outsourcing service providers to choose from. This part examines the four broad outsourcing categories: application software, information technology infrastructure, business process outsourcing (BPO), and manufacturing.

pros  of outsourcing, described outsourcing pros and cons, and introduced offshoring concepts. This part defines and describes common types of outsourcing. Part Three will recap outsourcing approaches and categories, describe recommendations for firms looking to outsource and describe recommendations for outsourcing providers. Application Software Outsourcing During the past 30 years, software has automated and simplified many work-processes, which has resulted in increased worker productivity and reduced Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 13, 2012


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pros  Analyst Kimberly-Clark Professional selects PROS Pricing to support sales Industry tags: manufacturer of tissues, personal care, and health care products Apparently, PROS’ SAP integration capabilities were very important to the manufacturer (a SAP ERP user), as was the vendor’s pricing data science. To increase revenue via optimized pricing was the driving factor here. In addition, PROS has a lot of experience in the paper industry, and it understood the client’s business. The parties were reported 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

SaaS is Hot - is That Good Enough for you?


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Plateau as a Service for Talent Management


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