September 2017

Supercharge your CPQ with a constraint solver

By | 2017-09-20T12:44:08+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Company News|

By: Patrik Skjelfoss, Tacton September 20, 2017 There are plenty of CPQ solutions on the market today, but not many can claim to be powered by an intelligent constraint solver. In this post, we’ll explain what a constraint solver is and how it can help your business. Imagine you work for Zippy-Zappy Electric, a manufacturer [...]

CPQ Podcast

By | 2017-10-18T12:58:57+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Company News|

This week we have 2 new Podcasts - our first SPECIAL and our regular Podcast. If you have any questions regarding Visual CPQ you can send your questions to Marc.Herling@tacton.com and if you have questions about CPQ especially in the US please send them to Rob.Milks@tacton.com. Here are some links that were mentioned during the [...]

August 2017

Interview with Louis Columbus about CPQ in 2017

By | 2017-09-28T08:19:33+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Company News|

Follow our guest Louis Columbus on Twitter @LouisColumbus or send him an email at louiscolumbus@yahoo.com  .      Show Notes: Louis' Blog is at https://softwarestrategiesblog.com   Here we offer a free CPQ Vendor List. Louis mentioned many vendors in this interview and in addition to his upcoming Forbes article this might be helpful  Our Visual & Virtual CPQ Research Report (that Louis mentioned) is available [...]

Interview with Oracle CPQ Cloud, Head of Sales – Vinesh Vis

By | 2017-08-20T14:42:13+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Company News|

You can find more information about Oracle CPQ Cloud at www.Oracle.com/CPQ . In addition to that Novus CPQ offers the "CPQ Provider Series - Fact Sheet" for more information about Oracle CPQ Cloud. You can connect with Vinesh on Linkedin at www.linkedin.com/in/vineshvis If you have questions about Oracle CPQ Cloud please send an email to [...]

Interview with Tacton CEO Frederic Laziou

By | 2017-08-16T17:16:39+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Company News|

You can find more information about Tacton at www.Tacton.com . Novus CPQ offers the "CPQ Provider Series" Fact Sheet and the Visual & Virtual CPQ Research Report for more information about Tacton. Note: Tacton recently received the 2017 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership  

July 2017

To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail

By | 2017-07-05T13:41:11+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Company News|

This Mark Twain quote is great and also applies when you are about to select a new Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) tool. Here is how it applies: If you (as a CPQ Seller or in some rare cases also the Buyer) are familiar and interested in one specific CPQ Solution then that is the solution that can [...]

June 2017

Know before you go! Advise for CPQ Transformation Projects

By | 2017-09-28T08:19:33+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Company News|

Before a CPQ Transformation Project starts I suggest to (almost) all customers (some exceptions below) to spend at least some time to determine where they stand in regards to Organizational Readiness and to determine The complexity of their CPQ Requirements This is important for two reasons To ensure the customer is fully prepared at the [...]

May 2017

Impressions from Apttus Accelerate 2017

By | 2017-09-28T08:19:33+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Company News|

This year the Apttus Accelerate event was at Pier 48 in San Francisco, CA (right next door to the Giants Baseball Stadium) and with 3500 attendees it was definitely considerably bigger than the last one I attended two years ago. I arrived Wednesday and on Thursday I participated in the panel discussion “Why Omni-Channel Should [...]

Sales Transformation – Easier said than done!

By | 2017-09-28T08:19:33+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Company News|

A full-blown Sales Transformation typically requires a large commitment from your company due to the time, effort, and cost involved in the Transformation. My Definition: A Sales Transformation should improve a company’s sales performance via all Routes-to-Market (Sales Team, Channel Partner, your ecommerce website) by Increasing Sales and Sales Effectiveness Reducing the time required for [...]

April 2017

Breaking Rules BY LARS HOEGSTED

By | 2017-09-28T08:19:34+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Company News|

By Lars Hoegsted | HoegEye (www.hoegeye.com) The term Configure-Price-Quote describes the interactions that take place when selling customized products and services. Processes around configurable products are special because the product is never produced before the actual purchase. The product never exists as such; it is just a blueprint – a DNA – for billions of [...]