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Pipeline Management Practices in High-Growth Firms

July 17, 2014

  Nearly every sales force maintains a sales pipeline - an inventory of opportunities in various stages of realization. Most firms use their pipeline for forecasting, or for other less-impactful purposes. A few sales organizations; however, manage sales pipelines with strategic intent. R

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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 Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management

Course Correcting the Sales Plan

March 14, 2014

  You started the year with a bulletproof sales plan – one that aligned resources with opportunity, calibrated achievable performance targets, and offered clear direction to the sales force. But as Q1 closes, troubling issues are emerging – issues that may disrupt sales produ

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Webcast • Analytics, Sales Performance Management

The Next Level of Transparency: Improving Sales Leadership's Performance Insights

March 06, 2014

  There is no status quo in sales, only constant evolution. Too often, the speed of change facing sales leaders forces them to make decisions without data - or worse, with data that isn't trusted. What's needed are data gathering and reporting platforms that keep pace with busine

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

Making Sense of Sales Crediting

January 24, 2014

  Who deserves credit for closing a deal? In many organizations, the answer is complicated. Sales that involve more than one seller, long decision horizons, or multiple customer touch points often require a complex crediting scheme.   Sales organizations that credit sales ef

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

Fixing Forecast Accuracy

January 17, 2014

  Forecasting accuracy is a problem for sales organizations. Too often forecasts reflect little more than a sales force’s collective intuition about future results. Not the reliable predictor management needs.   New approaches to forecasting are proving much more valua

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

New Salesperson On-boarding and Enablement Best Practices

December 20, 2013

New salesperson onboarding programs address a productivity-killing problem for all sales forces: getting new sellers up to speed. Effective sales leaders are addressing onboarding with a range of tools, including new ways to measure onboarding success. This webcast presents best practices in sale

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

Leveraging CRM Data for Next Level Insights

December 12, 2013

CRM and other automation systems have contributed to many sales organizations’ success, yet there is untapped potential in the data they contain. With innovative business analytics and mobile tools, companies can use data to expose sales trends, answer crucial client questions, and allow re

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Conference Archives • Sales Operations, Channel Management, Analytics

Analytics Strategy for Channel Intensive Sales Organizations

October 08, 2013

  Channel organizations represent unique challenges for sales performance analytics. These challenges include gaining access to data; cleaning, standardizing, and staging information from disparate sources; and coordinating an analytics strategy across multiple organizations. In this pan

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

Territory and Quota Planning Checklist: Preparing for 2014

September 13, 2013

It’s planning season for sales operations departments, the time of year when territory assignments, quotas, and compensation plan changes are considered for the coming year.   Effective quota and territory planning starts with the right mix of standardized practices and field p

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