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Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Operations

How Will AI Change the Sales Force?

October 30, 2017

  The buzz surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential impact on sales organizations includes predictions of massive job losses and obsolescence for traditional sales roles. Are these claims over-hyping AI’s potential, or do they reflect the inevitable consequence of

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

Supercharge Sales Performance with Data

September 29, 2017

We want actionable information, not data challenges. In the age of big data how can sales leaders avoid being caught up in information overload? Having access to so much information can sometimes feel as if we’re swimming in it. As a sales leader, you want to make the most educated decision

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

Research Update: Sales Performance Management Priorities

August 04, 2017

  Join us for a first look at the recently concluded research where we examine practices associated with sales performance management (SPM) in sales organizations. The practices include approaches to sales planning, performance forecasting, territory design, resource deployment, quota as

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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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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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Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Selling Effectiveness, Sales Enablement

Calculating the ROI of Your Sales Enablement Programs

March 09, 2017

What if not just “what” you sell, but “how” you sell is your most compelling competitive advantage? To answer that question (and many more…) an increasing number of companies are investing in sales enablement talent and technology as a means to increase team prod

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