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Evaluation Questions to Ask CPQ and Product Configurator Vendors 

Top 12 CPQ Evaluation Questions

For those preparing to evaluate quoting and ordering solutions, the task may be daunting. Here is a list of the most important evaluation questions to ask Product Configurator and Configure-Price-Quote CPQ software providers.

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Understanding Attachment Points in a Visual Product Configurator 

The linchpin to a successful interactive, drag-and-drop, visual product configurator is its rules-based attachment point feature. In a nutshell, attachment points are acceptable locations where two products can connect or join together. Think of it as snapping together two LEGO pieces – peg must fit into hole. So, as you can imagine, when it comes to attaching two or more products together, accuracy and precision are paramount to the final design.

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ERP and CRM: What’s the Difference? 

Posted by Michael Bauer 09/26/2016 Categories: CPQ Software ECI 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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Custom Design Apparel with Powertrak 3D Configurator 

Design shirts, jackets and other apparel with Powertrak
Posted by Michael Bauer 09/16/2016 Categories: 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Sales Quoting

Turn your printed catalog into a digital, on-demand selling solution by enabling customers to see, design, price, and buy any type of customizable apparel. With Powertrak, personalize a jacket by selecting the type of garment, applying color(s), adding accessories such as pockets/patches/lapels, and placing text or images, etc.

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How CPQ Software Can Be a Sales Rep’s Bill Lumbergh - In a Good Way 

Posted by Michael Bauer 06/27/2016 Categories: 2D Product Configurator 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Product Configurator

For anyone who has watched the hysterically funny movie “Office Space,” the main antagonist Bill Lumbergh is the boss we absolutely love to hate. He’s the ultimate micro-manager. Leering over your desk. Starting every sentence with an unwelcome, passive aggressive request and ending it with an “Mmmkay?”

While most sales reps would never want to work with a guy like Lumbergh, there is a tool out there that actually embody all his of qualities, wait for it, in a positive way. That tool is CPQ software

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How CPQ Software Allows Sales Reps to Upsell Without Being Pushy 

Posted by Michael Bauer 04/27/2016 Categories: CPQ Software

Sales executives are consumers as well—and as consumers, we know when we’re trying to be upsold on a product - and usually we don’t like it. Sales reps can be pushy sometimes, and that can be frustrating for consumers. So, how can CPQ software turn upselling from a pushy sales tactic into a value added service? Here are just a few of the ways:

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Salsbury Releases 2D Mailbox Configurator 

Custom Design and Buy 4C Mailboxes on Mailboxes.com Website
Posted by Michael Bauer 03/21/2016 Categories: 2D Product Configurator CPQ Software Sales Quoting

Salsbury Industries announces its 4C Mailbox Configurator, powered by Powertrak 2D Product Configurator, is now available on the Mailboxes.com website.

The 4C Mailbox Configurator is a SHOW and SELL tool designed to visually showcase Salsbury's mailbox offering and also guide customers through the design-order process.

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How Product Configurators Empower Customers to Buy 

Posted by Michael Bauer 03/11/2016 Categories: 2D Product Configurator 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Product Configurator

For businesses that sell customizable products, a product configurator is a CPQ solution is an absolute must for encouraging and growing sales. Product configurators empower customers to buy by giving them more power over the product and sales process. Here are five product configurator features that contribute to that customer empowerment...

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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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Axonom Contributes Two Articles to CRM Software Blog's White Paper 

White Paper: 17 Amazing Customer Experiences with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
Posted by Michael Bauer 12/07/2015 Categories: 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Sales Quoting White Paper or Case Study

Today, the CRM Software Blog released its newest white paper: 17 Amazing Customer Experiences with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. In this white paper, a number of Microsoft partners share real-life stories from organizations (across a number of industries) that are tapping into the power of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Microsoft’s suite of cloud solutions.

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