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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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Middle Atlantic Products Redefines The Customer Buying Experience’ 

Racks and Enclosures Manufacturer places emphasis on 'user experience' with its fully-interactive, drag-and-drop, 2D Visual Product Configurator

Racks and enclosures manufacturer, Middle Atlantic Products', selects a drag-and-drop, 2D product configurator to improve the ordering and buying experience for its channel partners and customers.

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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
Posted by Michael Bauer 08/28/2014 Categories: 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Microsoft Dynamics CRM Product Configurator

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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Powertrak and Microsoft CRM Enhance Sales Performance at Hitachi Medical 

Hitachi Medical Systems America Discusses Business Value of Powertrak
Posted by Michael Bauer 05/19/2014 Categories: Awards and Recognitions CPQ Software Interviews Microsoft Dynamics CRM

At Convergence 2014, Microsoft selected ten Dynamics’ customers to be featured in an on-camera interview showcasing how Microsoft Dynamics and its independent software vendor, together, bring great value to their business.

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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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Powertrak Software Draws Attention At Convergence 2014 

To say that we made our presence felt at Convergence 2014 is an understatement. Our Powertrak Portal and CPQ software were named to and demonstrated at the session: Top 10 Solutions on the Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace.

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2D Product Configurator Benefits for Buyers 

Visual Product Configurators Increase Web Visits and Transactions
Posted by Michael Bauer 04/01/2014 Categories: 2D Product Configurator CPQ Software How Tos Product Configurator

Imagine that you’re building three new audio racks for your business. Each rack serves a unique purpose, so all three will be configured with different products. You have full reigns in the design but your manager needs to review and approve prior to purchase.

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