SlapFive, a Boston-based company, provides the first Customer Voice Program that easily captures your customer’s voice and injects it into every marketing, sales, and service initiative to drive greater sales engagement, pipeline creation, and more predictable deal velocity and closure rates.
servicePath, a Toronto-based company, provides a configure, price and quote (CPQ) platform that is specifically designed to make complex quotes simple. Quotes that used to take days and involve multiple departments can be done in less than an hour while adhering to critical margin requirements.
1010Data, a New York software company, is the one the worlds foremost companies consider as their partner of choice for optimizing product portfolio health, mastering customer touchpoints, and digitally renovating operations.
A leading Financial Services company was required to comply with growing internal auditing policies. They were struggling with finding a way to cost-effectively and efficiently audit user database access to highly sensitive customer data; as well as to monitor privileged database user activities.
Vendors that do not recognize the “value gap” may see a looming problem in 2018 as market conditions continue to change. What is the gap?
The central challenge of a prospect realizing value from technology investments stems from the vendor’s misaligned goals and incentives of selling it that way. A vendor’s unsubstantiated value can evaporate a provider’s status as a trusted resource or partner very quickly.
After sales has done months or quarters of laborious, time-consuming work in researching a new account, crafting their best emails and value props, prospecting via social and networking, accessing and engaging with buyers and committees, and delivering their proposal - they still need to close and on time.
Competing in today’s crowded, global markets for a steady stream of high-quality sales opportunities is tough, and reaching decision makers burdened with information overload is even more difficult. Time is the new currency.
Enterprise executives and decision makers in your target accounts have complex problems and all the associated financial pains. They want more from you than your Vendor “solution”.
When SAP© hired London-based Loudhouse, the research division of Octopus Group specializing in B2B “brand to sales” technology, to produce their “What’s the Future of Sales” study and paper, I was skeptical on whether there would be significant insight to help predict the future.