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What Needs To Be On Your CPQ Channel Roadmap In 2019
Aug 21, 2019

What Needs To Be On Your CPQ Channel Roadmap In 2019

We are seeing a generational change in CPQ applications. Without question, there has been a lot of focus on improving the experience for end customers and internal sales teams, but functionality and improvements for the critical distributor channel have not been as prevalent. Bottom Line: Adding new features to your CPQ channel selling platform directly benefits your resellers and channel partners, driving greater revenue, channel loyalty, and expansion into new markets.

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights

Tags: B2B, Configuration, CPQ, Manufacturing, SAP, SAP CPQ

A Cerebral Approach to Analytics
Jul 17, 2019

A Cerebral Approach to Analytics

Why your sales analytics strategy should work like your brain.  I’m going to get a little brainy on you – stick with me. Our brains have two halves, the left and right. They have different functions, and they also support each other. Analytics can work like this,...

Categories: Business Intelligence

Tags: Manufacturing, Analytics, Data Science, Pinpoint Sales™ for Aftermarket

Digital Twins and Field Service: The Perfect Pairing
Jun 03, 2019

Digital Twins and Field Service: The Perfect Pairing

Understanding What Digital Twins Can Do for Modern Manufacturing.  Manufacturers are leaving a wealth of information on the table that is there for the taking through Field Service.  With an ‘Asset Digital Twin’ you could have a mirror image of your equipment in the system that is used by your Field Service organization.

Categories: Microsoft Solutions, Manufacturing Industry Insights

Tags: Field Service, Manufacturing, Microsoft, Digital Twin

Intelligent Enterprise on the Move – Kennametal’s Modernization Journey
Apr 03, 2019

Intelligent Enterprise on the Move – Kennametal’s Modernization Journey

What a great week it was at the American Manufacturing Summit in Chicago!  This year’s attendees were a who’s who of manufacturing excellence. The sessions were outstanding  – with so many success stories of companies  that have made progress on Industry 4.0, digital transformation, and smart connected devices and equipment.  

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights, News + Events

Tags: Manufacturing, Microsoft, Digital Transformation, Smart Factory, Digital Factory, Operational Excellence, Systems Integration, Factory Automation, Modern Workplace

Connect with us at the American Manufacturing Summit
Mar 06, 2019

Connect with us at the American Manufacturing Summit

We are excited to announce we’ll be sharing the stage with Kennametal, one of our customers who is ahead of the intelligent enterprise curve.  And throughout the show, we'll be in Booth #25 showcasing our solutions for manufacturers around Connected Factory, Field Service,...

Categories: Microsoft Solutions, Manufacturing Industry Insights, News + Events

Tags: Connected Field Service, Manufacturing, Microsoft, Analytics, D365 for Field Service

Picking Up Good Vibrations…and Bad Ones, too. What Vibration Tells Us about Predictive Maintenance.
Feb 01, 2019

Picking Up Good Vibrations…and Bad Ones, too. What Vibration Tells Us about Predictive Maintenance.

The ability to extract value from data has become a game-changer for companies seeking competitive advantages. As we know, when using any product, there are typically key indicators of its performance. Some of these are easily identifiable while others are more obscure. I’d like to talk about an example of a detectable issue related to vibration. 

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights

Tags: Manufacturing, Microsoft, Azure, Power BI, Analytics, Data Science

What Leading Global Manufacturing Executives are Saying about their Strategies for Service and IoT
Jan 30, 2019

What Leading Global Manufacturing Executives are Saying about their Strategies for Service and IoT

How do your Service and IoT strategies stack up against industry-leading manufacturing execs?   More and more we’re taking part in conversations with manufacturers about their desire to connect products and service. ...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights, eBooks + Infographics + Video

Tags: Connected Field Service, Field Service, IoT, Manufacturing, IIoT

Data as a Differentiator: Supply Chain Improvement [Video]
Jan 10, 2019

Data as a Differentiator: Supply Chain Improvement [Video]

Effectively managing your parts requisition and purchase order processes can be extremely complicated – but it doesn’t have to be. If done properly, enterprises can create major competitive advantages -- saving time, increasing profits and productivity, while spearheading...

Categories: Microsoft Solutions, Business Intelligence, eBooks + Infographics + Video

Tags: Manufacturing, Microsoft

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