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DEFINITION: Sales force automation (SFA) software is a type of program that automates business tasks such as inventory control, sales processing, and tracking of customer interactions, as well as analyzing sales forecasts and performance. Businesses may have a custom version developed specifically for their needs, or choose from among the increasing number of sales automation software products, such as Interact  … 
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E-Book: Leveraging CRM to Increase Sales Effectiveness in a Challenging Economy
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
EBOOK: This e-book will explore the methods for optimizing sales efforts and working smarter to meet business needs in today’s economy. Continue reading to learn methodologies for increasing sales effectiveness and making this year a successful one for your organization.
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 22 Sep 2010

SugarCRM Inc.

E-Book: Taking Mobile CRM Beyond the Sales Force
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EBOOK: Mobility was going to be "the next big thing" in CRM but didn’t pan out, with "road warriors" frustrated with user interfaces meant for a PC. But the success of smart phones has changed the game. This e-book helps enterprises understand the marketplace for devices, applications and managing it all in order to create a mobile CRM program.
Posted: 14 Sep 2010 | Published: 13 Sep 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Strategic Value With Trade Promotion Management: A Closed-Loop Process for Quick Wins and Profitable Growth
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the situation of N-Hair, a fictional high-end hair-care products company that is now expanding into channels in broader consumer markets. Read this paper to learn how the firm has positioned itself well for long-term success as it preserved its brand image with SAP software.
Posted: 03 Sep 2010 | Published: 03 Sep 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Sales: Maximize Profitability, Improve Performance, and Deliver Customer Value
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how the SAP CRM application equips your sales professionals with the tools and information they need to plan, execute, and analyze sales operations throughout the sales cycle. Continue reading to learn how to maximize profitability, improve performance, and deliver customer value with SAP CRM.
Posted: 03 Sep 2010 | Published: 03 Sep 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Best Buy Supports New Line of Business and World-Class Sales Force
sponsored by Microsoft
CASE STUDY: In this case study you’ll learn how Best Buy for Business considered several options, including expanding its internally developed retail application, adopting a hosted CRM solution through Salesforce.com, or implementing Microsoft Dynamics™ CRM. In the end, the solution was clear.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

Microsoft

Three Key Steps to B2B Marketing Optimization
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: In B2B marketing, small changes can mean big differences to the success of marketing programs.  But just because you met the plan goals does not mean the program was as successful as it could have been. The secret to getting the most out of your campaigns is to optimize continually - pre-click, post-click, and post-conversion.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

Marketo

E-Book: An Executive’s Guide to Customer Data Analytics and Customer Intelligence: How to Get More Out of Customer Data with Analytics Technology
sponsored by Infor CRM
EBOOK: The challenge facing many organizations is exactly how to deploy analytics to unlock insight from customer data. This e-book offers an executive overview of customer data analytics and customer intelligence, with deployment advice and best practices from top performers.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010

Infor CRM

Mobile Solutions for Increasing Sales Productivity and Revenue
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: The most effective sales are face-to-face sales, yet sales representative only spend 26% of their time selling face-to-face. The rest of their time is taken up with administrative tasks, prep and travel. Learn how Sybase Mobile Solutions for SAP can increase sales productivity and bring the advantages of business mobility to your organization.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Intacct Financial Management and Accounting System: Product Brochure
sponsored by Intacct Corporation
BROCHURE: This brochure presents an in-depth look at Intacct’s financial management and accounting sytem and describes all the applications, features, and benefits that come with the system. Continue reading to learn more about Intacct’s financial management and accounting solutions in the cloud.
Posted: 22 Mar 2010 | Published: 22 Mar 2010

Intacct Corporation

Metrics-Based Sales Productivity – Delivering Dividends for Forward Thinking Sales Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: New Sales Performance Management solutions enable sales leaders to align technology to business need and strategy. Read this paper for a series of discussions related to the metrics-based sales productivity solutions that forward thinking sales organizations are employing to harness the power of the pipeline and take advantage of sales analytics.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 05 Mar 2010

IBM

Sales Intelligence: The Secret to Sales Nirvana
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about sales intelligence-- the external sources of information that a company uses to enhance sales force effectiveness. This Aberdeen Group report offers tips from best-in-class companies, including best practices related to data quality, sales force automation, and CRM solutions.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 09 Jan 2009

IBM

Realizing Rapid ROI Through Mobility
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Companies are reaping the benefits from mobile CRM, field service and sales force automation processes with the latest Research In Motion (RIM) offerings. Read this white paper to learn more!
Posted: 18 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

BlackBerry

Using Performance Drivers to Enhance Business Success: Identifying, Visualizing and Analyzing Key Performance Drivers (KPD metrics)
sponsored by myDIALS Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines performance metrics and focuses on the nature, identification and use of Key Performance Drivers to enhance business success. It illustrates how these KPD metrics can be visualized and logically related to the Key Performance Indicators that measure those outcomes.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

myDIALS Inc.

Force.com Cloud Platform Drives Huge Time to Market and Cost Savings
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: IDC White Paper: Force.com Cloud Platform Drives Huge Time to Market and Cost Savings Learn how companies like yours built custom apps 4 - 5 times faster at half the cost with Force.com Platform.
Posted: 30 Oct 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

Salesforce.com

Presentation Transcript: Spotfire for CRM: Supercharge Your Sales and Marketing Analysis
sponsored by TIBCO Spotfire Division
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This Presentation Transcript shares strategies for analyzing CRM data, finding lost revenue opportunities, improving sales forecasting and optimizing overall campaign effectiveness.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Oct 2009

TIBCO Spotfire Division

Grow Your Business with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
sponsored by Microsoft
WEBCAST: View this webcast to see how that Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 gives you the capability to easily create and maintain a clear view of customers from first contact through purchase and post sales.
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 | Premiered: Sep 9, 2009

Microsoft

Sales 2.0: Tap Into Social Media to Drive Enterprise Sales Results
sponsored by InsideView
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Sales 2.0 technology helps sales identify the right opportunities at the right time and determine the right people to contact. Also learn how this unique approach enables sales and marketing collaboration to drive productivity and close more deals in this increasingly connected world.
Posted: 26 Aug 2009 | Published: 26 Aug 2009

InsideView

Unlock the Hidden IT Opportunities in Troubled Economic Times
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT executives are under intense pressure to cut costs, and that pressure is significantly increased by the current grim economic outlook. So, how can your organization weather this economic storm? Surprisingly, a variety of opportunities for IT are hidden within today's financial challenges. Learn how with the right approach, processes, and...
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Retailers' Response to the Global Economy Downturn - Enabling Immersive Shopping Experiences
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explore the global retail industry's movement towards the attainment of total immersive shopping experience (ISE) abilities, and discuss how integrated customer relationship management (CRM) software suites will represent the key technological enabler to achieve this fundamental strategic business objective.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Connect and Empower Mobile Salespeople
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how a lightweight mobile CRM application - more task - than system-focused - can actually provide useful information and encourage salespeople to utilize it.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Self-Service That Really Serves
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To truly meet the demands of the informed consumer, self-service solutions must have fully integrated e-commerce and e-billing systems that accommodate every aspect of the online customer experience. Read this free white paper to learn about all-in-one systems that build your brand and keep customers coming back.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Streamlining Sales Processes to Boost Performance: Five best practices for optimizing the sales pipeline
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When chosen wisely and used appropriately, technology can have a positive impact on both the sales process management and the results of managing the sales effort more efficiently. SugarCRM can remedy the gap in four crucial areas. And it does so very economically, avoiding a fifth mistake, spending more money than you have to in order to improve.
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SugarCRM Inc.

Hitting Your Numbers: Creating Sales Excellence with Commercial Open Source CRM
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A CRM system can help drive sales performance, so the decision of which CRM provider is right for your sales organization is very important. This paper discusses the benefits of having SugarCRM® as your CRM provider and how it is based on commercial open source software, which gives the product a variety of benefits over other CRM providers.
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SugarCRM Inc.

eBook: Leveraging CRM to increase sales effectiveness in a challenging economy
sponsored by Aplicor
EBOOK: Sales departments are under increased pressure during these difficult times, as converting leads, moving sales along the pipeline and meeting sales quotas will be challenging this year. What's more, many companies will be raising quotas for their sales teams in 2009, according to recent research from the sales consultancy firm CSO Insights.
Posted: 29 May 2009 | Published: 09 Apr 2009

Aplicor

US Food Service - Streamline project includes Afaria
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
VIDEO: Watch this video to learn how US Food Service, the second largest food service provider, implemented Afaria from Sybase to streamline order entry and information management between their mobile sales force, distribution centers and the corporate office.
Posted: 11 May 2009 | Premiered: 11 May 2009

Sybase, an SAP company
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SALES FORCE AUTOMATION DEFINITION (continued): …  Commerce's ACT! and GoldMine Software's GoldMine. Sales automation software is sometimes called sales automation software, and sometimes called customer relations management ( CRM ) software.SFA packages typically include a Web-ready database, an e-mail package, and customizable template s. A three-tiered architecture is typically used to separate the database, server, and application to reduce programming demands on clients. A module-based design is generally used, to allow users to customize the package to suit their needs.In August 2000, Oracle released a free CRM software package, OracleSalesOnline.com … 
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