“Every company is a data company”. Data Strategy for B2B Predictive Sales Analytics

How to develop a winning data strategy in the artificial intelligent era.

Having read the most recent publication of the author, strategic business and technology advisor Bernard Marr “Data Strategy: How To Profit From A World Of Big Data, Analytics And The Internet Of Things”, we would like to present our ideas regarding predictive sales analytics in business-to-business (B2B).

Marr is an internationally best-selling author and futurist,
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5 Ways AI and Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Sales

Artificial intelligence and Machine learning revolutionize B2B Sales

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) in sales are not dreams of the future. According to Gartner, 30% of all B2B companies will already use AI next year to expand at least one of their sales processes.

What is machine learning anyway?
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How advanced analytics is changing B2B selling

How Big Data and Advanced Analytics Are Revolutionizing Sales in B2B, and What Managers Should Know About It.

B2B customer buying experience is radically changing. This trend has led to dramatic changes in the sales profession over the past decade.

“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change”, wrote Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley in Frankenstein. Sales management in B2B is experiencing an abrupt and rapid transformation.

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B2B Sales Trends – What Really Matters

What are essential trends in B2B sales and how to succeed in this flood of innovation?

B2B Sales is fighting an innovation race. Sales managers often have to decide whether they want to engage in a new “sales trend” or not. Which new sales channels should they consider? Which supporting IT programs implement? Which new methods are adopted and which are not?

According to Gartner, purchasing behaviour in the B2B sector is adapting to today’s fast and innovative economy. During this “big data” age of new technologies and rising customer expectations, companies should not stick for too long to old structures. In short, a stagnating company cannot survive in such a dynamic market.

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Why is your ERP useless without AI?

Why is a legacy ERP becoming irrelevant in an AI era, and what can you do about it?

Let’s face it. In a few years, we will lose the battle against the terminator. Even without the help of a computer scientist, a sales manager recognizes that the near future will bring considerable changes in his profession – triggered by artificial intelligence (AI).

 

Soon machines will take over the job of a sales manager. There will be artificial thinking selling-machine more efficient than salespeople will ever be, thanks to artificial intelligence. The more data they gather, the better they get. Machines will soon take over. Brace yourself.

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