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Raising Your BI Smarts: 5 Things Your Company Can Do Now
Discover five BI best practices that you can apply right now to move your company up the ladder of BI success so you can reap the rewards of easie...

authors can rename taxonomies  Your BI Smarts: 5 Things Your Company Can Do Now Succeeding at business intelligence (BI) is about more than just implementing a BI solution. Do you know what your BI quotient (BIQ) is? Your BIQ score might make the difference between moderate and great success as a company. Discover five BI best practices that you can apply right now to move your company up the ladder of BI success—so you can reap the rewards of easier, faster, simpler, and sharper decision-making. Whatever your company size or

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems

Quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions (sometimes known as configure, price, and quote or CPQ) enable manufacturers to mobilize their mass customization initiatives. These systems can reduce time-consuming quoting and ordering processes, decrease unit costs, and lower sales costs. Q2O suites can further help enterprises increase sales effectiveness across all channels. These solutions help companies that sell complex products and services shift their focus to customer-facing sales and service issues. 

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