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Posts in Category: Microsoft Dynamics CRM

The Ever-Changing CPQ Market Landscape 

A List of Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) Software Acquisitions
Posted by Michael Bauer 01/30/2018 Categories: CPQ Software Microsoft Dynamics CRM Salesforce.com

In 2015, two configure, price, quote products were bought by enterprise companies, making it five major acquisitions in two years. So, what's driving up the value in automated sales solutions, making quote-to-cash products one of the most highly sought after and attractive pieces to ones portfolio?

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ERP and CRM: What’s the Difference? 

Posted by Michael Bauer 09/26/2016 Categories: CPQ Software Exact Macola Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Modern enterprise software technology offers companies incredible tools to improve efficiency, productivity and ultimately increase their profitability. But how can you determine which software is best for your business? Let’s dive into the similarities and differences between CRM and ERP applications, as well as guidance on choosing which one (or both) is right for your business.

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Visual Product Configurator at Microsoft Envision 2016 

Axonom presents 3D Configure-Price-Quote solution at the inaugural Microsoft Envision conference.
Posted by Michael Bauer 02/08/2016 Categories: 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Events / Conferences Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Business leaders seeking configure-price-quote products at the inaugural Microsoft Envision conference are encouraged to visit Axonom's booth for 1:1 demonstrations of its Powertrak 3D Product Configurator for Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

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Microsoft Replaces Convergence With Envision 

Is this the end of the Microsoft Dynamics Product Conference?
Posted by Michael Bauer 01/14/2016 Categories: CPQ Software Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Microsoft retired its annual Convergence conference and replaced it with Microsoft Envision, an event providing business leaders the latest ideas, trends and innovations to help them, their teams, and their business achieve more. Envision combines Microsoft Business applications and Dynamics solutions for business leaders looking to technology to drive digital transformation.

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Product Configurator Software Comparison – Top Features 

What to look for when selecting a configuration solution.
Posted by Michael Bauer 09/14/2015 Categories: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Product Configurator Salesforce.com

Embarking on a search to identify the best product configurator software can easily become a daunting task. With dozens of seemingly wonderful product configurators on the market to choose from, it’s important to do your homework in order to make the best decision for your business.

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Arkos Speeds Service Quoting Time From Days To Minutes 

Powertrak CPQ increases customer engagement and improves sales and service quoting efficiency
Posted by Michael Bauer 06/05/2015 Categories: CPQ Software Microsoft Dynamics CRM NetPRM Sales Quoting White Paper or Case Study

This case study showcases aftermarket compression and equipment service provider, Arkos Field Services, experience searching and selecting a configure-price-quote solution to automate its quote-to-order process, speed the quote generation time, and improve staff productivity.

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Analytical Instruments Manufacturer Finds Powertrak Improves Sales Quoting Accuracy 

Configure-Price-Quote Automates Sales Quoting Experience at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments
Posted by Michael Bauer 04/14/2015 Categories: CPQ Software Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partner Portal Sales Quoting

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments manufactures analytical instruments indispensable for research, development, and quality control. The company replaced its legacy quoting application used in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, with Powertrak CPQ to simplify and accelerate processes for creating, managing, and configuring complex kits used in sales quotes.

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Recap: Convergence 2015 - CPQ In Demand! 

Axonom Showcases 3D Product Configurator at Microsoft Dynamics Convergence

Conference in Review: Many Microsoft Dynamics customers, partners, and prospects stopped by Axonom's booth at Convergence 2015 in search of CPQ solutions such as 3D product configurator, guided selling, and quote and order automation solutions.

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Selects Powertrak CPQ For Quoting 

Shipping and Logistics Company Launches Global Quoting System

With 6000 employees worldwide and 4.3 million units of inland and ocean transportation to manage each year, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics consolidated its local quoting systems and processes into one global quoting system powered by Powertrak Configure-Price-Quote for Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

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The Must-See CPQ Vendor List for Convergence 2015 

Top Five CPQ Vendors Exhibiting At Microsoft Convergence 2015

This post covers the top CPQ vendors for Microsoft Dynamics and where to find them on the showroom floor at Convergence 2015. Find out why CPQ solutions are extremely popular in today's marketplace, and we will give a sneak peek into what Axonom has in store for the show.

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What Small Businesses Look For In CRM Software 

Study Results from Software Advice
Posted by Michael Bauer 01/28/2015 Categories: 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Microsoft Dynamics CRM Salesforce.com

Software Advice, a resource for small businesses looking for a CRM solution, recently published a report examining what Customer Relationship Management (CRM) buyers’ most desire in applications, features and integrations, as well as their most common reasons for seeking new software.

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Axonom Announces Agenda at Microsoft Convergence 2015 

Axonom to exhibit and feature Powertrak 3D Product Configurator
Posted by Michael Bauer 01/14/2015 Categories: 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Events / Conferences Microsoft Dynamics CRM

We are pleased to announce our participation as an exhibitor at the Microsoft Dynamics Convergence conference in Atlanta, Georgia, from March 16-19, 2015. Our staff will be in the Expo Experience Hall, booth 1316, to educate Microsoft Dynamics customers on how to radically improve its ordering experience using a 3D product configurator.

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The Most Notable Powertrak Product Configurator Moments of 2014 

In this post, we celebrate the memorable moments, milestones, highlights, and achievements that happened this year. Here is a list of the most notable Powertrak Product Configurator (CPQ) moments of 2014.

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Top 10 Sales Videos To Educate and Motivate Your Team 

Posted by Michael Bauer 11/30/2014 Categories: Awards and Recognitions CPQ Software How Tos Microsoft Dynamics CRM Salesforce.com

When you run your sales meeting, do you sometimes feel like you’re in the movie “Groundhog Day?” If you have a sense of déjà vu as you discuss how to boost sales and increase productivity it’s time to get out of your repetitive routine. Make your next sales meeting more powerful by incorporating “how to” sales videos that teach best practices or videos that help motivate your team.

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How Mobile CRM Benefits Sales Professionals 

Mobile CRM Software For Sales Professionals
Posted by Michael Bauer 10/13/2014 Categories: CPQ Software Microsoft Dynamics CRM Sales Quoting Salesforce.com

Software Advice surveyed a random sample of 1,940 salespeople who use mobile CRM in order to understand how it benefits their companies. Discover how many sales professionals use CRM on mobile devices today? What types of benefits they are receiving from accessing CRM on tablets and smartphones? Find out the what sales professionals say are the top requirements for the mobile CRM system.

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3D CPQ Transforms DYNAMIC Fitness’ Ordering Experience 

Fitness and Strength Equipment Manufacturer adds 3D visual ordering for buyers to custom design, visualize, and buy its modular fitness and strength, RIG and RACK systems.
Posted by Michael Bauer 10/02/2014 Categories: 3D Product Configurator Microsoft Dynamics CRM NetPRM Partner Portal

To strengthen its commitment to dealers and customers, DYNAMIC Fitness & Strength sought to redefine the quoting and ordering experience. The company needed an intimate, accurate, and intuitive product configuration solution for its buyers to custom design, visualize, and order its fitness and strength, RIG and RACK systems.

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