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Webcast

Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management

Fix Sales Forecasting Forever

July 21, 2017

  For many organizations, sales forecasting is a massive exercise in futility. No matter the approach, it always seems to consume a tremendous amount of energy and produce a dubious result. It doesn’t have to be this way! During this session, attendees learn a simple, new approach

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Webcast • Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management

Setting Sales Up for Success to Meet Quota

June 06, 2017

  According to a recent study from Sales Management Association, " organizations consider less than one out of five new sales hires added over the past 24 months to be successful." If you are a sales leader, meeting quota may seem daunting. As we rapidly approach the middl

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Operations

Transform Sales by Leveraging Sales Operations as a Service

May 08, 2017

  Are your incentive compensation plans driving the right behaviors? Do you have the information you need to effectively plan your territories and quotas? Do you lack essential skills in your sales operations function? Sales Operations as a service is an approach that can address a growi

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research

Research • Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management

Research Brief: Sales Analytics Capabilities

April 21, 2017

  This research examines how sales organizations turn data into management ready insights. Doing so often involves aligning the efforts of two distinct populations: managers who must make decisions, and analytics support professionals. This latter group has access to data, but not always

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research

Research • Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Channel Management, Sales Enablement

Research Brief: Enabling Indirect Sales Channels

April 21, 2017

  This research investigates tactics used by firms in support of indirect sales channels – the salespeople, agencies, affiliates, and networks engaged (but not directly employed) by sellers. Special focus is given to indirect salesperson effectiveness, and how selling firms can aff

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management

Research Update: Sales Analytics Capabilities

April 20, 2017

This webcast summarizes findings from recently concluded Sales Management Association research on sales organization’s analytics capabilities. The research explores how sales analytics are currently used to support sales leadership decision making; it identifies gaps between sales manage

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Webcast

Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics

Forecast Accuracy: Five Best Practices in Sales Analytics and Planning

April 10, 2017

   Sales forecast accuracy is especially challenging in business-to-business organizations, and is frequently cited as sales operations’ most important improvement priority. Join this web panel as we discuss five areas essential to effective sales forecasting, as supported by

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Webcast

Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Operations, First Line Sales Management

Research Update: Sales Force Attitudes Towards Forecasting

March 30, 2017

Our recent research reveals surprising differences in how sales managers and salespeople view forecasting. In this web-based video panel, we explore what these differences and their impact on forecasting effectiveness. Join two practitioners and Vantage Point Performance’s Jason Jordan f

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management

Data-Driven Sales Coaching: Using Analytics to Boost Your Team's Performance

March 16, 2017

Sales coaching is widely acknowledged as a high value productivity investment, a view reinforced by Sales Management Association research. Yet few sales forces have impactful coaching programs due in part to the challenges of effectively allocated management’s limited coaching bandwidth.

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Webcast

Webcast • Coaching, Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Selling Effectiveness, Sales Training, Sales Enablement, Mobility

Harnessing Mobile Video to Certify Learning Outcomes

March 14, 2017

Sales organizations invest mightily in salesperson training. But these investments are often ineffective, in large part because desired outcomes are not observed, validated, and certified. This webcast explains how mobile video can address these challenges, transforming conventional training a

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