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

How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Mistakes with Sales Incentive Systems

October 08, 2014

  By now, most companies have put in place an Incentive Compensation Management system to automate incentive calculations. Discover the 5 most common things that are holding back these companies from truly realizing the promise of Sales Performance Management systems. From poorly designe

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Webcast • Sales Process Management, Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Configure-Price-Quote

Three Best Practices for Modernizing Lead-to-Money Processes

August 22, 2014

  Smart devices, cloud platforms, and mobile applications promise productivity increases for sales organizations. By 2020, 450 billion business transactions will take place on the Internet daily, and already mobile device sales are out-pacing those of PCs. But some sales organizations ma

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Webcast • Sales Process Management, Sales Technology, Sales Operations

Research Update: Automating Sales Processes

August 07, 2014

  Automating sales process holds great promise for improving sales force productivity. In this webcast we review findings from our recent research initiative on sales process automation, focused on how, why, and to what extent sales organizations are automating core sales processes.

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Webcast • Sales Operations, Analytics

Research Update: Sales Performance Reporting - Usage and Practices

June 30, 2014

  Sales performance reporting guides leadership’s decision making, and represents an important information management priority for many firms. This research investigates the use of performance reporting in business-to-business sales organizations, and identifies management prioriti

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Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Operations, Selling Effectiveness, Sales Performance Management

Pursuit of Performance: Findings from the 2014 Miller Heiman Sales Best Practices Study

June 20, 2014

  Learn how trends in the complex business to business landscape are evolving with the latest findings from the 2014 Miller Heiman Sales Best Practices Study. In this webcast, Joe Galvin shares for the first time the collection of behaviors that lead to World Class Sales Performance in t

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Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Operations, First Line Sales Management, Sales Enablement

Managing the Cloud-Enabled Sales Force

May 27, 2014

  Technology is changing how organizations direct and support field salespeople. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the explosion of cloud-based productivity tools. In this webcast, we review strategic trends in cloud-based sales force enablement, and examine case examples and best pr

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Webcast • Sales Operations

Evaluating Territory and Quota Management Effectiveness

May 01, 2014

  Judging the effectiveness of territory and quota assignments is difficult. Firms, markets, and industries may each have unique challenges making quota setting and territory alignment problematic. However, there are characteristics common to highly effective territory and quota manageme

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