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War Looms in the On-demand CRM Market (and Beyond)-But Will You Profit from It?


Salesforce.com is now an almost unstoppable force in the world of on-demand customer relationship management. However, it may be the architect of its own downfall—and Microsoft is poised to take advantage. But will you profit from the Salesforce.com-versus-Microsoft war?

salesforce on demand sfa  for more information on Salesforce Platform Edition. On a final note, Salesforce.com is certainly not reluctant to conduct occasional acquisitions in order to expand its functional footprint (although it appears the vendor is trying not to tread on the turf of its AppExchange add-on application providers). In early 2007, Salesforce.com acquired the start-up content management provider Koral Technologies , while in 2006, it acquired the handheld/mobile computing software company Sendia , and Kieden , a Read More

Dreamforce 2010: Of Cloud Proliferation - Part 1


Dreamforce, salesforce.com’s annual user conference, has over the past several years become a highly anticipated and entertaining end-of-the-year fixture for the enterprise applications market observers (surprisingly, Dreamforce 2011 will take place in late August, and let’s see how that new timing will feel). Namely, in these prolonged times of bad economic news and

salesforce on demand sfa  and the unveiling of Salesforce Chatter , the company’s nascent social platform and collaboration cloud ( as duly covered by my blog series) , the overall Dreamforce 2010 theme was the cloud proliferation (and salesforce.com’s further diversification). Needless to say, this was in addition to the theme of continued growth.  Indeed, we are now talking about a $1.7 billion  cloud computing  behemoth with nearly 90,000 corporate customers, and named the second-fastest growing software company in 2010 Read More

SalesForce.com Enterprise Edition


Salesforce.com Enterprise Edition provides customer relationship management (CRM) solutions that focus on sales force automation, marketing automation, customer service and support, and analytics. Its solutions feature on-demand architecture and a point-and-click customization tool. Saleforce.com products have won several awards, including InfoWorld Technology of the Year for CRM in 2004 and 2005, and PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award for Top CRM Solution Enterprise Edition in July 2004.  

salesforce on demand sfa  com Enterprise Edition Salesforce.com Enterprise Edition provides customer relationship management (CRM) solutions that focus on sales force automation, marketing automation, customer service and support, and analytics. Its solutions feature on-demand architecture and a point-and-click customization tool. Saleforce.com products have won several awards, including InfoWorld Technology of the Year for CRM in 2004 and 2005, and PC Magazine Editors'' Choice Award for Top CRM Solution Enterprise Read More

Software as a Service: Not without Caveats


Software-as-a-service solutions often cannot provide that final twenty percent or so that differentiates a company from its competitors. Of major concern is whether off-premise applications can support complex, global organizations on a constant basis and on strict service level agreements.

salesforce on demand sfa  with the release of Salesforce Winter 07 , and the Apex programming language is currently scheduled to be available during the first half of 2007. More Caveats Coming back to the list of actual or perceived limitations of SaaS, two other major concerns are how integration between off-premise (SaaS) and on-premise data and content will be securely routed and managed, and what happens to the wealth of sensitive data and accumulated information when the customer cancels the SaaS arrangement with the vendor. Read More

Software as a Service for Customer Relationship Management and Sales


Major vendors are noting the growing demand for software as a service. However, smaller providers are forging new ground by offering services for inventory and collaborative planning.

salesforce on demand sfa  user. Another Salesforce.com offering, Salesforce Service & Support 2.0 is an integrated multichannel service solution with built-in integration, which contains more than fifty new features that should improve agent efficiency, ease of use, and functional completeness. Some of these new features include the following. Agent Console , which provides a consolidated interface developed with AJAX for a faster and easier agent experience. For improving agent productivity and reducing calls, Suggested Read More

Standardizing on One ERP System in a Multi-division Enterprise


In an enterprise with multiple operating divisions, should the enterprise standardize on a single set of software? Recent broadening of major ERP products’ scope and the advent of Web-based product architecture may tempt corporations to consider deploying this concept. Although the enterprise can generate many benefits from standardization, they may also create other issues that often result in disruptions.

salesforce on demand sfa  on One ERP System in a Multi-division Enterprise It Is A Strategy Question    In an enterprise with multiple operating divisions, should the enterprise standardize on a single set of software? The one vendor - one ERP system idea, although highly attractive, has remained utopian until recently, partly owing to the functional inadequacy of any ERP suite to satisfy requirements enterprise-wide. Recent broadening of major ERP products'' scope to include e-procurement, supply chain management Read More

When it comes to demand intelligence, which comes first? The right solution or the right architecture?


Hands down, it’s the right business intelligence (BI) architecture. If your enterprise currently uses retail demand data in a manner that favors either tier one (corporate users) or tier two members (retail sales team), then you don’t have the right architecture in place. And that means you don’t have the right demand intelligence (DI) solution. Read on to learn about what's important in a demand intelligence architecture strategy and how to choose the right DI architecture for your company.

salesforce on demand sfa  it comes to demand intelligence, which comes first? The right solution or the right architecture? Hands down, it’s the right business intelligence (BI) architecture. If your enterprise currently uses retail demand data in a manner that favors either tier one (corporate users) or tier two members (retail sales team), then you don’t have the right architecture in place. And that means you don’t have the right demand intelligence (DI) solution. Read on to learn about what''s important in a demand Read More

SAP Business Suite on HANA: See What You’re Missing


TEC senior ERP analyst Ted Rohm takes a close look at SAP Business Suite on HANA one year after its debut. His report delves into the improvements SAP has been able to achieve by taking advantage of the HANA platform, and explores why SAP ERP powered by HANA is picking up so much momentum.

salesforce on demand sfa  Business Suite on HANA: See What You’re Missing TEC senior ERP analyst Ted Rohm takes a close look at SAP Business Suite on HANA one year after its debut. His report delves into the improvements SAP has been able to achieve by taking advantage of the HANA platform, and explores why SAP ERP powered by HANA is picking up so much momentum. Read More

Act-On


Act-on offers a cloud-based marketing automation platform. Act-On's technology features a database for accelerated campaign implementation; an easy, intuitive user interface; and a comprehensive, feature-rich solution set. This includes an e-mail engine with one-click integration to Web conferencing and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions; tools for website visitor tracking, lead scoring, lead nurturing, and social media prospecting; and design tools for Web forms, landing pages, and e-mail.

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Demand Management RFI/RFP Template


Promotion Planning, Pricing and Profit Optimization, Forecasting, Merchandise Planning, Life Cycle Planning, Consensus Planning,Collaborative Planning, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Replenishment, Event Planning, Metrics and Reporting, Demand Management Systems Architecture, Product Technology

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SAP BusinessObjects BI, Now On-demand


Yesterday, SAP announced the release of the SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand solution. This new product will enable users with no previous experience with business intelligence (BI) applications to use a BI toolset with complete ease. It also will let users access and navigate through their on-demand and on-premise data by incorporating the complete set of BusinessObjects tools. This announcement

salesforce on demand sfa  and data from the Salesforce customer relationship management (CRM) application. People will be able to easily upload data to create dashboards, reports, or interactive visualizations. An on-demand solution for creating ad-hoc reports, conducting what-if analyses, and securely sharing this information inside or outside the company. Business users will be able to provide customers, partners and employees across all lines of business with immediate, anytime access to the most current data. SAP Read More

N-Tier Demand Management


The classic bull-whip effect means that the further a supplier is removed from the end consumer, the worse are the fluctuations in demand that they see. This has led many to recommend an n-tier approach to demand management, where everyone gets visibility to the end-customer demand at the same time. In practice, very few companies have been able to actually realize this vision. There are some practical approaches that a few leading suppliers deep in the supply chain are have taken to successfully mitigate the bull-whip effect.

salesforce on demand sfa  Tier Demand Management Introduction The classic bull-whip effect means that the further a supplier is removed from the end-consumer, the worse are the fluctuations in demand that they see. This has led many to recommend an n-tier approach to demand management, where everyone gets visibility to the end-customer demand at the same time. In practice, very few companies have been able to actually realize this vision. There are some practical approaches that a supplier deep in the supply chain can do to Read More

BI on the Go . . . So, Who’s Using Mobile BI?


In this first of two posts, TEC senior BI and data management analyst Jorge García presents some of the main findings of the TEC 2014 mobile survey on the usage of mobile BI offerings by enterprises—who's using mobile BI offerings and from which vendors, and which industry is showing the interest in mobile BI solutions.

salesforce on demand sfa  on the Go . . . So, Who’s Using Mobile BI? Piggybacking off of the success of the most recent TEC Buyer’s Guide, the 2014 Buyer''s Guide on Mobile BI applications , we took the opportunity to survey users of mobile business intelligence (BI) applications and collect their impressions in regard to these tools. Most of the results of this survey with more than 250 respondents were captured in an Infographic . Additional information garnered from the survey, while not conclusive, may provide a glance Read More

On the Radar: Intralinks


In their report, “On the Radar: Intralinks,” MWD Advisors answers 10 key questions about how Intralinks VIA™ supports workforce mobility by giving organizations the controls to manage and secure business data.

This On the Radar briefing note is designed to provide a concise but thorough overview of a company and its products and services, answering common questions potential adopters might have, like: “Who is it for?” “Why is it interesting?” “Are there areas for improvement?” and “Should I consider it?”

Learn more about Intralinks VIA, an enterprise-grade content collaboration solution that’s designed to embrace workforce mobility, “but with the security of administrative controls that make it much easier to manage that collaboration and maintain an audit trail.”

Download the MWD report now to find out more about how Intralinks VIA could meet your organization’s needs.

salesforce on demand sfa  the Radar: Intralinks In their report, “On the Radar: Intralinks,” MWD Advisors answers 10 key questions about how Intralinks VIA™ supports workforce mobility by giving organizations the controls to manage and secure business data. This On the Radar briefing note is designed to provide a concise but thorough overview of a company and its products and services, answering common questions potential adopters might have, like: “Who is it for?” “Why is it interesting?” “Are there areas for Read More