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Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. 

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Evolution to Revolution: The Test Automation Maturity Curve


The evolution of test automation towards data-driven and key/action word frameworks reflects the realization that the process becomes more efficient if there is less code to develop and maintain. Instead of taking twenty years to evolve towards efficiency, you can take a revolutionary leap with a code-free approach that makes it easier to implement, manage, and maintain automated tests.

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Ariba Smart Invoicing: Worth Checking Out


Sure, to most of us accounting sounds as exciting as watching paint dry, but no business can survive without properly managing its financial means. Especially in these days of scarce cash, processing invoices faster and more accurately by the accounts payable (A/P) or billing department is critical so that the accounts receivable (A/R) folks can get their cash faster. An efficient A/P function is

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4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance


An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and enforce IT security. Companies are under increasing pressure to control their IT infrastructures more effectively. Learn how ongoing automated vulnerability assessments, together with well-defined network security policies, can simplify the compliance process.

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Sage Saleslogix Guidebook


If you’ve already implemented Sage Saleslogix for your customer relationship management (CRM) process and CRM analytics needs, this guidebook can help you achieve more value. And if you’re considering Saleslogix for your new CRM solution, you’ll learn best practices, including how to integrate and customize; how to move from sales to support, service, and marketing; and how to think strategically about training.

test automation maturity efforts data  out features without a test drive Although SalesLogix has great capabilities for automated alerts, reminders, and other proactive features, phasing them in over time after careful user testing is the best strategy to ensure that they enhance rather than impede effective adoption. For example, one company initially tested SalesLogix with some automated scheduling features for users. It found that sales people preferred to schedule some tasks themselves rather than be confined by more rigid business rules, Read More

Three Ways ERP Can Help Manage Risk and Prevent Fraud


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Agile Data Masking: Mitigate the Threat of Data Loss Prevention


You may not be as protected from data loss as you think. This infographic looks at some ways in which an enterprise's data can be compromised and vulnerable to security breaches and data loss, and shows how data masking can mean lower security risk and increased defense against data leaks.

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Distilling Data: The Importance of Data Quality in Business Intelligence


As an enterprise’s data grows in volume and complexity, a comprehensive data quality strategy is imperative to providing a reliable business intelligence environment. This article looks at issues in data quality and how they can be addressed.

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Increasing Sales and Reducing Costs across the Supply Chain-Focusing on Data Quality and Master Data Management


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Data Quality Strategy: A Step-by-Step Approach


To realize the benefits of their investments in enterprise computing systems, organizations must have a detailed understanding of the quality of their data—how to clean it and how to keep it clean. Those organizations that approach this issue strategically will be successful. But what goes into a data quality strategy? This paper from Business Objects, an SAP company, explores the strategy in the context of data quality.

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Data Integration: Creating a Trustworthy Data Foundation for Business Intelligence


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The Value of Big Data


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The Necessity of Data Warehousing


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Sales Force Automation Buyer's Guide


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