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Webcast • Sales Performance Management

Sales Performance Management Series Webcast 3: Creating a Comprehensive Approach to Sales Forecasting

December 07, 2016

Our five-part sales performance management series continues with a webcast on sales forecasting. Sales forecasting is an essential sales planning activity, but is too often characterized by guesswork, gamesmanship, and missed targets. This webinar focuses on ways sales leaders can drive transp

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Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Operations, Analytics, Configure-Price-Quote

Enabling Advanced Pricing Analytics at United Rentals

December 06, 2016

United Rentals has 5000+ contractual agreements with its largest and most valuable customers. These agreements are primarily maintained by the sales team of 2000+ sales professionals who utilize Salesforce.com as the primary CRM platform. In addition to Salesforce.com the sales team is also he

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

Beyond the Numbers: Why You Shouldn't Ignore Salesperson Capability in Assigning Territories and Quotas

December 02, 2016

  Territory and quota setting should be based on more than just financial measures of customer potential, or the market demographics of a certain geography. While these are important, best practice firms also consider the performance capability of salespeople and their available capacity

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Webcast • Sales Performance Management

Transforming Your Mid-Tier Sales Team into Top Performers

November 18, 2016

  According to recent studies, ROI in training quadruples from 22% to 88% when reinforced with in-field coaching. Yet, 50% of reps are stuck in the middle, never graduating to top level performers.

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research

Research • Strategy & Planning, Sales Technology, Sales Operations, First Line Sales Management, Analytics

Research Brief: Sales Force Attitudes on Forecasting

November 17, 2016

Sometimes we ask our members, who are sales effectiveness leaders and senior sales leaders, to name their most vexing challenges. A topic that always comes up? Sales forecasting.   It’s easy to see why. In many leaders opinions’, forecasting is undertaken with uncertain objec

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Webcast

Webcast • Sales Operations

Research Update: Refocusing Sales Operations

November 11, 2016

  Sales operations functions serve a vital, strategic role in sales organizations, frequently engineering large scale change initiatives in sales coverage models, or comprehensive incentive plan revisions, or launching new offerings. Along the way, they must also respond to the sales org

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Webcast • Sales Technology, Sales Performance Management

Sales Performance Management Series Webcast 2: Transitioning From Spreadsheet-Based Territory Management and Sales Capacity Plan

November 10, 2016

  Our five-part sales performance management fundamentals series continues with a session on sales territory planning. Planning sales territories is, in theory, simple: put the right salespeople on the right accounts with the right targets. In practice, however, it requires consolidating

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Webcast • Sales Operations, Analytics, Sales Performance Management

Sales Performance Management Series Webinar 1: Account Segmentation and Scoring

November 08, 2016

We kickoff a five-part series on sales performance management fundamentals with a webcast on account segmentation and lead scoring by Rowan Tonkin from Anaplan and Tony Yeung from Zs Associates. This topic focuses on aligning sales coverage with marketing strategy, and touches on account

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conference archives

Conference Archives •

Workshop: The ROI on Sales Force Effectiveness Initiatives

October 26, 2016

As the largest expense on many firms’ operating statement, the sales force attracts plenty of management scrutiny and frequent assessment of its ROI. This session considers how sales organizations attempt to improve sales force effectiveness through various initiatives, how they measure

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conference archives

Conference Archives •

Panel: No Buyer Left Behind: Designing Territories to Engage Every Opportunity

October 26, 2016

How do firms optimize existing resources when facing deployment decisions such as, “How many sales reps do we need,” “Who should call on which accounts/prospects,” and “How do we design territories maximize the resources we have?” This expert panel dis

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