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...
Sales Forecasting for Manufacturers

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...
What is CRM Integration?

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...
Blockchain Technology and CRM

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. ...
What is Hosting vs. Cloud vs. SaaS?

What is Hosting vs. Cloud vs. SaaS?

There are many elements to consider when choosing a CRM solution. One of the most pivotal decisions you will need to make is whether you want to deploy the software on your servers at your location (on-premise) or access it from the vendor’s site via the internet. If...