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Webcast • Sales Operations, Selling Effectiveness, Analytics

Five Places Sales Operations is Focusing for Productivity

January 28, 2016

  Sales operations has a broad charter in most organizations, and their efforts often span both strategic and tactical issues. The most successful sales operations departments are finding success in a few essential areas, highlighted in this webcast from MHI Research Institute’s To

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Webcast • Sales Process Management, Sales Operations, Channel Management

Pipeline Management Case Study: Aon

December 10, 2015

  Our research shows that companies spent A LOT of time managing their sales pipelines – several hours per sales rep, per month, in fact. Yet a minority of those same companies believe they are effective at the task. Inconsistent practices, poor quality deals, low close rates, litt

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Research • Sales Operations

Research Brief: Sales Ops Practices

December 04, 2015

  This study continues the Sales Management Association’s inquiry into sales operations’ practices, challenges, priorities, and emerging trends. This study is conducted to provide data and practice benchmarks for members of the association, many of whom are sales operations p

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Webcast • Sales Operations

Research Update: Sales Operations Practices

October 01, 2015

  "Sales operations” is the corporate function focused on sales force effectiveness. This webcast offers the first look at our recently-concluded research on sales operations' emerging practices, challenges, and trends.    The research reveals core practi

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Webcast • Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Enablement

The Rise of the Data-Driven Sales Manager

June 19, 2015

The Rise of the Data-Driven Sales Manager

  As B2B buying cycles grow more complex, sales professionals must continually acquire and adopt new skills to compete and win. Yet too often, when evaluating their team’s performance, sales managers focus exclusively on metrics such as quarterly bookings or quota achievement. 

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Research • Strategy & Planning, Sales Process Management, Sales Operations, Analytics

Research Brief: Sales Forecasting Effectiveness

April 08, 2015

  This research examines our recent study of emerging trends and best practices for sales leadership as it relates to sales forecasting in business-to-business organizations. We identify core practices, processes, and resources considered essential to forecasting; reveal factors that con

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Webcast • Sales Operations

How to Drive Predictable Inside Sales Results

March 30, 2015

  This webcast features business leaders from TinderBox and Angie’s List describing how their firms drive predictable sales results. Areas of focus include creating a repeatable process, developing effective messaging and value delivery, and ensuring consistent messaging.

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

Research Update: Sales Forecasting Effectiveness

February 27, 2015

  This research update examines our recent study of emerging trends and best practices for sales leadership as it relates to sales forecasting in business-to-business organizations. We will identify core practices, processes, and resources considered essential to forecasting; reveal fact

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Webcast • Sales Operations, Sales Training, Sales Enablement

Research Update on Sales Onboarding Practices

December 11, 2014

  Onboarding programs attempt to accelerate new salesperson productivity and new hire success rates. Our recent research examines sales onboarding programs in business-to-business firms. Join us for this webcast, in which we’ll provide preliminary  findings from the research,

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Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Compensation, Sales Operations

Building a Smart Sales Plan

October 09, 2014

  A recent Aberdeen report on sales performance effectiveness reveals that there’s a large gap between best-in class firms and the rest of the pack when it comes to meeting quotas. While 84% of the best-in-class companies met quota, only 55% of average and 15% of laggard compa

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