Tag Archive | Mobile Configurator
Mobility is key for accelerating time-to-marketLengthy product launches and time-consuming update cycles cost telecom operators customers, opportunities and revenue. Inefficient business processes, applications and IT architectures create roadblocks to improved business agility and responsiveness. In many companies, the time to launch a new offer is measured in weeks or even months. That’s a glacial pace in today’s market. Product launches are often slowed by the need to segment pricing and promotion rules and to deploy these rules across multiple sales channels.
Earlier this year we stated Why Configuration is Essential for the Future of the Insurance Industry, stressing that this type of innovative solution is becoming the spearhead for business development in the sector. As 2012 comes to an end, we want to mark this declaration by looking back at the past year.
Dreamforce 12 is now over and this is without a doubt the best Dreamforce ever that we have attended! The conference was bigger than ever, and – as Marc Benioff did – I could start listing you some impressive numbers about this event and company…
Considering Apple sold more than 15 million iPads in the first year of availability, it’s clear the tablet device is a game changer and buyers now expect to incorporate mobile solutions in all areas. Therefore, the next frontier in sales is harnessing the power of mobile applications to access accurate data/information away from the office and generate profitable price quotes on the fly.
It is no secret that smartphones and tablets are essential tools in the everyday life of millions of people. According to a 2012 Google/Ipsos report, in the US, the UK and France, 40% of the population owns a smartphone. New devices such as the iPhone and iPad are now full-fledged sales channels, and their users are just as many potential customers.
Selling Power magazine highlighted trends in sales mobility by interviewing Tim Fowler, VP Sales UK at Cameleon Software.