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Axonom Announces Agenda at Microsoft Convergence 2015

Axonom to exhibit and feature Powertrak 3D Product Configurator

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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3 Unique Ways to Use 3D Configurators

3D technology is exploding in growth, with seemingly endless ways to customize creations for business, home, personal use, artistic creations – you name it! A few of the new and exciting ways that 3D product configurators are being used include home remodels, athletic facilities, and to support a sales team. Here are three unique ways that 3D configurators are being used today.

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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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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.

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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Middle Atlantic Products Unveils Its 2D Rack Configurator at CEDIA 2014

2D Rack Configurator Powered by Powertrak

We’re excited to join Middle Atlantic Products as the company unveils its new, interactive 2D Rack Configurator at CEDIA EXPO in Denver, CO. Visit us in Middle Atlantic Products’ booth (330) today to witness the unveiling of its new product quoting and ordering solution, powered by Powertrak 2D Product Configurator.

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The Manufacturing Skills Gap and Strategies to Overcome It

Help Wanted: Strategies to Fill the Manufacturing Skills Gap

Manufacturing is a crucial component of the U.S. economy, accounting for 12.5 percent of GDP, but 80 percent of manufacturers struggle to find enough workers with the necessary skills. While a sales team is already out giving tailored quotes with a product configurator, managers don’t want their pipeline to slow down because they’re lacking enough tool and die makers behind the scenes. Companies with employee shortages may end up facing longer lag times for product delivery and risk losing business to the competition.

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CMTC and Axonom Partnership Delivers Powertrak To Southern California Manufacturers

Southern California’s manufacturers receive an exclusive software and services package to stimulate innovation, productivity and growth

The Axonom and California Manufacturing Technology Consulting® (CMTC) program offers small and medium-size manufacturers (SMMs) in southern California with comprehensive implementation services, cloud-based CRM, and world-class Powertrak software such as sales quoting and ordering, interactive 2D/3D visual product configurations, customer/partner portals, and sales forecasting.

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5 Selling Tactics that Turn Quotes into Sales

Henry Ford once said, “The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” As your sales team configures quotes for customers, you want them to remember Ford’s quote. Your team should focus on pinpointing solutions to customers’ problems as cost effectively as possible.

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Axonom Listed in Gartner 2014 CRM Vendor Guide for CPQ

We continue to hear from our customers that an interactive, engaging, and educational quoting and ordering experience for distribution partners and end-customers is becoming strategic to their business. Powertrak CPQ does more than guided selling, it’s a platform for customers and partners to interactively configure 2D or 3D product designs. Kudos to our developers for building this cool, innovative, game-changing product feature!

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How to Remove the “First Things First” Screen in Dynamics CRM 2013

Troubleshoot: Disabling the “First Things First” Screen

In Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, there seems to be a bug with the First Things First pop-up window. After clicking the “don’t show me this again” checkbox, the window will appear the next time I log in. I have found that no matter how many times I check the box, the pop-up window continues to reappear.

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Axonom Sponsors Socius Aspire Conference

Axonom to Showcase CPQ Solutions at Socius’ Aspire 2014

We will be sponsoring and exhibiting our advanced Configure-Price-Quote software for Microsoft Dynamics CRM customers. Visit our booth to see how to build sales and product quotes and orders inside Dynamics CRM or externally via the Powertrak Portal. In addition, we will demonstrate our dynamic, interactive 2D and 3D product configuration solution – a first of its kind for Dynamics CRM users!

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Powertrak 2D and 3D Product Configurator FAQs

This post answers the most frequently asked questions about Powertrak’s advanced product configuration feature called Interactive 2D/3D Designer. Continue reading to discover who’s the best candidate to use 2D or 3D Product Configurator, what are the art and product data requirements, acceptable image file formats, or where to obtain art assets, and integration questions.

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CPQ 101: A Crash Course

Crash Course in CPQ Software

Gartner, an IT research and advisory firm, predicts that by the end of the year, CPQ solutions will help companies grow their sales by 10 percent more than current rates. Despite this, more than two-thirds of organizations still stick with old school spreadsheets on a regular basis.

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Axonom Delivers CPQ Solutions to California Manufacturers

Axonom Delivers Visual CPQ Solutions to California – Frenso, Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

Axonom delivers Partner Portals, Configure-Price-Quote, Product Configurator, Forecasting, and Design Win solutions to global high-tech manufacturers in California. With over 13 years of implementing Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Powertrak’s industry-specific solutions to some of the largest tech companies in California, you could say that we’re quite familiar on how to solve manufacturers’ business pains.

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Axonom is a Bronze Sponsor at Microsoft Convergence 2014

Showcasing Powertrak Solution Suite at Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2014

On March 4-6, 2014, Axonom will be an exhibitor and bronze sponsor at Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2014 (#CONV14) in Atlanta, GA. We are showcasing our entire Powertrak solution suite for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Online and On-premises.

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