Sales Controlling

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Business Intelligence in Tools in B2B Sales: Make or Buy?

B2B sales intelligence – should you make or buy your tool?

With the cost of sales sky-rocketing and customers changing their buying behaviour, sales intelligence has become critical to the success of any company.

This situation is especially evident in Business-to-Business, where the cost of sales makes takes the top red of each income statement.
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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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Predictive Analytics with Excel

How Do You Do Predictive Analytics in Excel Without Rocket Science? The Easiest Sales Forecasting Template.

 
You know the problem entirely. You are using Excel for your sales forecast. Your spreadsheet reports your next quarter revenue, and you need a reliable result.

Accurately forecasting sales is critical for your job. You are an experienced sales manager and have a strong affinity to sales analytics. Only with precise sales forecasts can you negotiate healthier sales goals with your team and management.

With reliable sales predictions, you can improve your sales process and prioritize accounts.

How do you forecast sales today?

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Artificial Intelligence Example to Rock Sales Controlling in B2B

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) hold the key to a tremendous improvement in sales controlling efficiency. A software is intelligent if it can solve problems independently and efficiently.

 

The degree of intelligence depends on the level of autonomy, the extent of complexity of the problem, and the efficiency of the problem-solving process. In artificial intelligence terms, researchers speak of “strong” versus “weak” AI – “general” and “narrow” AI, respectively.
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Sales & Operations Planning

The Five SALSA Principles of Effective Sales and Operations Planning

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is probably the most important planning process of any company. It will determine the difference between success and failure in the years to come.

Usually, the S&OP includes a list of open sales deals, an updated sales forecast, production plan, inventory plan, customer lead time (backlog) plan, new product development plan, strategic initiative plan and the resulting financial plan.

 

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