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Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions (sometimes known as quote-to-order, or Q2O, systems) help drive sales effectiveness by supporting configuration and pricing activities and the generation of quotes that occure during the sales process. CPQ solutions create accurate and professional sales quotes for complex, custom-engineered or customizable products while streamlining core processes and lowering costs. Common features of CPQ software include product catalog and pricing functionality, product visualization, and support for channel sales.  

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CallidusCloud: Rounding Out Its Sales Effectiveness Suite


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


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


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tec sales effectiveness  our solutions, when available. TEC: As you position PROS as a big data company, do you foresee a different competition? AR: It is certain that our expansion into sales and marketing effectiveness from mere pricing management will bring us new competition (but also potential complementary partnerships). We have already seen some deals where we competed with the configure, price, quote (CPQ) players, given that about 30 percent of those deals do not need strong product configuration capabilities (for an Read More

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