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

The Importance of Key Performance Indicators in Sales Performance Management

July 24, 2012

Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) are performance metrics that drive important management decisions. There are many commonly-used sales performance metrics, including total sales revenues, number of products sold, average order value, and year-to-date sales. Individually, these metrics yield

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Analytics for Measuring Sales Force Effectiveness

October 19, 2011

How do sales leaders know if their sales teams are effective? What measures provide the most accurate insight? Common measures of “effectiveness” include the sales force’s ability to achieve goals set by management; their production of sales revenue, profit, or volume; or their

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

Analyzing Sales Productivity: Using Workload, Opportunity, and Performance Metrics For Sales Territory Intelligence

September 08, 2012

Measuring sales force effectiveness is more than simply counting revenue or customer wins. True effectiveness metrics consider performance in the context of available opportunity, and the productivity of assigned sales resources. Using this approach as the basis for deploying salespeople and defi

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Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Sales Force Roles, Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management, Territory Management

Case Study: Optimizing Sales Coverage

August 17, 2012

A sales organization’s coverage model aligns its selling resources with customers and market opportunity. Optimizing sales coverage represents an important priority for many firms as they plan for 2013. This Sales Management Association webcast features approaches for improving both sales c

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Webcast • Strategy & Planning, Leadership Development, Sales Operations, Sales Transformation, Sales Training, Analytics

Operating Priorities of High Growth Sales Organizations

July 13, 2012

Miller Heiman’s annual study of sales organizations measures what separates “World Class” sales organizations from others. In this Sales Management Association webcast, Miller Heiman’s Joe Galvin details 12 best practice initiatives that characterize World Class sales orga

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

Quota Setting Best Practices for Sales Operations

October 19, 2011

Effective quota-setting programs are essential for growth planning, strategy, enabling productivity, and measuring results. Drawing from Better Sales Comp Consultants' recently-concluded research on sales operations’ quota-setting practices, this webcast features insights on what&r

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

Making Sales Forecasts a Reality

September 05, 2013

Achieving the sales forecast requires fact-based decision-making and resource allocation. Successful sales organizations that routinely achieve their sales goals, address the following preliminary questions in developing their execution plan:   How many resources do we have and w

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

Metrics, Process, and Performance Management

August 04, 2011

Sales Operations often serves as the command center for sales analytics. In this session, recorded at The Sales Management Association's May 2011 workshop, "Focusing Sales Operations' Productivity Impact" at DePaul University's Center for Sales Leadership, Jason Jordan

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