- March 02, 2015
Mark Roberge, chief revenue officer at HubSpot, uses serious data analysis when hiring sales staff. But science doesn't crowd out instinct.
- March 02, 2015
Contact center agents are supposed to help customers with issue resolution. But that's tough when agents lack good working knowledge of products.
- February 10, 2015
Corporations are using customer data to gain a competitive edge in the market, but new analytics technologies pose privacy downsides.
- January 20, 2015
Russ Hearl built a sales team from three 'lone wolves' to a fleet of 40-plus reps. How? By taking a Henry Ford approach to sales management strategy.
- January 13, 2015
Adobe Campaign, the marketing automation tool in the Adobe Marketing Cloud suite, enables companies to use customer data to tailor marketing efforts.
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - With streaming analytics you can solve business problems in new ways and seize new revenue opportunities. You can reduce costs and increase efficiency while improving the safety of employees and the security of assets and intellectual property. See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - Interactive data discovery and predictive analytics technologies allow business users and analysts to identify important trends and relationships in data sets and drill down into questions from any angle. They also allow business users to collaborate with specialists to create, refine and select the best predictive models. See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You’re getting started with a big data analytics project on Hadoop and are impressed by the cost savings on storage compared with your data warehouse. You’ve read that TrueCar, a company that collects vast volumes of car price data for its online car-buying business, has cut its monthly data storage cost from $19/GB to $0.23/GB. So you’re wondering, should you consider moving all your business intelligence efforts to Hadoop? See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You want to get started with a big data project at your company, but you're unfamiliar with Hadoop and you're unsure your project will deliver value. Relax. Many organizations are struggling to implement Hadoop for a variety of reasons. In "The Current State of Hadoop in the Enterprise," by the International Institute for Analytics and sponsored by SAS, you'll find a handy list of five steps to maximize the value of a Hadoop big data project for your organization. See More
- January 12, 2015
Companies want to use data to personalize customer interaction and boost sales. But data silos have left some adrift.
- January 08, 2015
In this book excerpt, thought leader and author David Giannetto discusses ways companies can cost-effectively identify and gain customers.
- November 25, 2014
Industry watchers say retailers need to exploit mobile devices and community forums to end the race to the bottom of deep discounting.
- November 18, 2014
Beacons can potentially enhance the in-store customer experience, but there's no one-size-fits-all blueprint that retailers and brands can follow.
- November 17, 2014
JackThreads uses data to shape customer experience strategy, from which products to sell and how to inform customers to seal the deal.
- November 13, 2014
Marketing departments used to dump junk customer leads in the lap of sales, then wash their hands of the sales process. Today, that won't cut it.
- November 11, 2014
Saddled with ancient ERP and CRM systems, one company took the leap and implemented an all-in-one system.
- November 05, 2014
A new study has revealed that, in jobs that include incentives as part of pay, women make less than men despite better performance.
- October 30, 2014
Pegasystems mixes newly acquired technology into app; Act integrates sales automation, marketing into new version; Criteo expands marketing capabilities.
- October 03, 2014
Collaboration software company Atlassian acquired 40,000 customers -- with no sales team. It uses self-service to hack into the traditional sales model.