CPQ Technology + Best-in-Class Processes = Sales Superiority

Our blog journey thus far has showcased the superior performance and customer satisfaction supported by configure / price / quote users within Aberdeen’s research.  Let’s seal the deal with...
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Webcast: Your Roadmap to Modern Customer Service this Thurs., 10/23 at 2 pm ET by Kelly Costlow

Want to become a Modern Customer Service organization but don't have a roadmap for getting there? Then join us for a
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Smaller Firms Nip at the Big Dogs in Gartner’s Portal MQ

Gartner cited six trends in its Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals, including a convergence of portal and Web Content Management (Web CMS) needs across enterprises. In addition, long-time traditional,...
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SAP CEO Boasts ‘We’re Better than Everyone Else’

Bill McDermott made one thing very clear in SAP’s third-quarter earnings call this morning: SAP is better than everyone else. Better than Oracle. Better than Salesforce. Better than Workday. Even...
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6 Trends Dominate the Portal Space, Gartner Claims

In recent weeks we have spent a lot of time talking about data search and discovery. While there are many ways of finding content, access through portals is still one of the major pathways. This week,...
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Do You Have to be ‘Modern’ to be a Great Marketer?

Do things that are current. You’ll win if you do. A Forrester Research study commissioned by Oracle finds that organizations embracing a modern marketing strategy make more money, are seen as industry...
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Release: Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.18

Oracle has released a new version of its virtualization platform VM Virtualbox. Version 4.3.18 is considered a maintenance release which can be installed on top of version 4.3. The update improves stability...
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Four Lessons from Junior Soccer: Can Everyone Actually Be a Winner?

I’m a parent, and have faced that common moment-of-truth debate: should every kid on the soccer team receive a trophy, simply for participating?  Should we keep score in Little League baseball? ...
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On Heels of SAP-IBM, ISO Debuts International Cloud Standards

Just a day after the SAP-IBM cloud partnership news broke, an international standard setting body issued two standards related to cloud computing. Perhaps CEOs Ginni Rometty of IBM and Bill McDermott...
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Upcoming Webcast with Hitachi Consulting and Bain & Company: Modern Sales in the Cloud

Don't miss this upcoming webcast featuring industry thought leader Bain & Company and Oracle Sales Cloud adopter Hitachi Consulting on October 30th at 2 pm EST. Hitachi Consulting, a Diamond partner...
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