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5 Deadly Sentences A Sales Manager Should Never Pronounce

How to pronounce “analytics” in sales and keep your job.

Almost all sales managers hold a wisdom about their business. However, there are – at least – five fatal sentences an excellent Sales Manager should never say.

Your customers are changing. Is your sales team ready for the future? Are they prepared for a digital transformation? In this article, we would like to discuss five common misperceptions that, if unchecked, will cost you your sales management job.

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Interesting facts and statistics about B2B wholesale and manufacturing in Europe

Facts and statistics about B2B wholesale, distribution and manufacturing in Europe & Germany

Distribution in Europe is a significant job provider – 10 million employees. It works at the centre of the continent’s economy, covering almost all goods and services.

Most of the general public probably ignores the role of distribution on the European landscape, although it plays an essential role as the interface between importers, manufacturers, retailers and service providers.

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The Most Important KPIs in Distribution and the Influence of AI

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are also used to manage companies in the retail and wholesale sectors.

AI in the form of predictive analytics can establish correlations between individual KPIs and thus provide recommendations for action.

Numerical parameters are necessary to understand the current situation of a business. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are indicators that can be used to measure and determine the performance or degree of fulfilment of pre-defined objectives within a company.

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The remarkable truth about Predictive Sales Analytics & Controlling

Is predictive sales analytics software the newest secret weapon in B2B?

No organisation will survive the next decade without harvesting the power of predictive sales analytics. However, many sales leaders in Business-to-Business (B2B) still lack the understanding of its benefits or the infrastructure they need.

Some ignore the value of their sales data, languishing unused in their ERP and CRM systems. Furthermore, B2B sales controllers are expected to gather an ever-increasing amount of sales data for their sales leaders to neglect value extraction. Moreover, there is no value in the data if it is not used to improve revenues.

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“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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