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Why Manufacturers Need a CRM

The factory of the 21st century will only dimly resemble manufacturing operations of the past. It’s already happening: Automation, robots, and the Internet of Things are making factories far more efficient and capable of preventing equipment breakdowns before they...

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Why Should You Deploy a CRM?

In a previous blog article, I discussed my basic definition of what a CRM is.  Now I would like to point out some of the reasons companies deploy CRMs and the resulting benefits of doing so. When executives look at how their business can succeed, I believe they boil...

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5 Tips for Improving CRM Usage

5 tips for improving CRM usage The list of reasons why manufacturers utilize CRM is as long as it is compelling. From accurate demand forecasts to improved product quality to a more intelligent supply chain, CRM is a tool that can help manufacturers stand out in a...

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The Amazon Effect in Manufacturing

What manufacturers can learn from their local pizza place Want to learn about the modern manufacturing process? Order a pizza. You’ve grown your manufacturing business by keeping your cards close to your vest. Information was shared on a need-to-know basis, and, more...

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Sales Forecasting for Manufacturers

Sales Forecasting & Manufacturing Sales forecasting for manufacturers has always been essential, but can sometimes be tricky. If you’re a manufacturer, sales forecast data integrity is even more crucial since it used to generate plans in all aspects of the...

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What is CRM Integration?

CRMs commonly exist as a standalone system where the data is collected natively in the software application. However, there are instances where data generated from other external systems is needed to get an expanded view of the business, as well as for reporting to...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology and CRM

AI Artificial Intelligence for years has been the symbol of what the will future bring…whether it be robots in the workplace or smart appliances in your home. Well, the future is now.  AI is commonly described as intelligence displayed by machines, as opposed to...

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Blockchain Technology and CRM

Since 2000, CRM systems have seen the infusion of many technologies and platforms that have allowed additional services and more efficient deployment.  We have seen browser-based cloud computing, social media, mobile apps and big data & analytics to name a few. ...

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