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ALSO CALLED: SFA
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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Selecting and Engaging Relevant Accounts for ABM ROI
sponsored by TechTarget
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to build a successful ABM foundation with data-driven account selection and modeling. Explore 4 signs your company is failing with ABM account selection, and discover how to match your account selection with active demand in your market.
Posted: 05 Jun 2019 | Published: 05 Jun 2019

TechTarget

Sales in the Cloud: Engage customers, close more deals
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out the perfect recipe for a modern sales strategy, and how process automation and social media can gracefully integrate in the cloud.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Solving the BYOD Puzzle with Google Apps
sponsored by Google
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the challenges of the bring your own device (BYOD) trend an introduces how Google Apps allows both data and functionality to live in the cloud, overcoming these challenges.
Posted: 08 Mar 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Google

Why a Call Centric CRM?
sponsored by CallPro CRM
WHITE PAPER: Is your current customer relationship management (CRM) software negatively impacting your selling potential? Many of the CRM software options today have lost focus on their primary users – sales professionals – and are actually decreasing sales activity. Read on to learn how a call-centric CRM strategy can alleviate this challenge.  
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

CallPro CRM

Dialing for Dollars: Nine Tips on Call Prospecting
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The truth about effective call prospecting is that it’s a numbers game: the more calls you make, the better your chance of attaining customers. Just one customer could be enough to make your sales numbers. Continue reading this paper to learn nine tips for effective calling.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

What Management Must Know About Forecasting
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Forecasts never seem to be as accurate as you would like them, or need them, to be. This white paper explores why forecasting is often poorly done and provides some ways to improve it. Continue reading to learn what management must know about forecasting.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

SAS

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Enterprise Resource Planning Software: Taking the Plunge
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the many benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.
Posted: 20 Mar 2009 | Published: 20 Mar 2009

VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.

Increasing Productivity for the Windows Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Celio Corp / REDFLY Mobile Companion
WHITE PAPER: The REDFLY Mobile Companion is a smartphone terminal that allows the smartphone to be used like a laptop when connected to REDFLY, its 80-key keyboard and 8-inch display allow users to interact with Word Mobile just like any word processor.
Posted: 30 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Aug 2008

Celio Corp / REDFLY Mobile Companion

It's All about the Salesperson: Taking Advantage of Web 2.0
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the challenges salespeople face, the growing Web 2.0 trend in the enterprise, and the drivers for a new breed of social applications that complement traditional CRM systems to help sales users close more deals quickly.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 Sep 2008

Oracle Corporation

Driving Your Channel Business: Leverage Information Technology to Improve Partner Relationships and Boost Channel Performance
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key channel business trends, highlights the complexities and challenges of different channel models.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP AG

Building a Smarter Operational Response
sponsored by Bytware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Caught in a pinch of downsizing, restore IT productivity through automation.
Posted: 11 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Bytware, Inc.

Oracle Vertical CRM Applications: Realizing Business Benefit Through Industry Best Practices
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper explores the benefits of employing a vertical CRM application based on industry best practices. Learn challenges, opportunities and benefits of vertical applications as well as advice for industry-specific solutions.
Posted: 02 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Oracle Corporation

Siebel CRM On Demand: Best Practices for Pipeline Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses common factors that impact the ability to effectively manage the sales pipeline and details processes and best practices that can help companies overcome sales challenges and establish a critical competitive advantage.
Posted: 06 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Oracle Corporation

Why CRM? The Business Case for Customer Relationship Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are adopting CRM solutions because they understand that having the technology to execute a customer-centric strategy is a business imperative. Learn the strategic value of CRM -- increased revenue, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
Posted: 02 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Oracle Corporation

Attain True Market Leadership in a Customer-Driven Age
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In today's demanding business environment you either lead or you fall behind. So what defines leadership in an environment where business models shift all the time and CEOs have 90 days to please shareholders or face their wrath?
Posted: 02 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Oracle Corporation

CSO Insights Summary Report: The Impact of Sales Process and CRM on Optimizing Sales Effectiveness
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Compare the performance differences between firms with well a defined and CRM supported sales process verses those without optimized sales strategies. Discover the most dramatic areas of performance gain and the impact on sales effectiveness.
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 | Published: 26 Dec 2005

FrontRange Solutions Inc.
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