Incentive Compensation in Retail Industry

The retail landscape is increasingly dominated by stores. But the headlong rise of e-commerce has put extreme pressure on retailers to become more efficient, and to justify their bricks and mortar existence to customers. Retailers are recognizing that traditional retail needs to be retooled and their key differentiator could be that employee standing in the … Continue reading Incentive Compensation in Retail Industry

Telephony Integration  – A smarter way to make and receive calls inside Oracle CRM

Enhance your customer interaction, service and satisfaction with CRM++ Computer Telephony Integration for Oracle CRM Are you still manually dialing telephone numbers, looking up contacts and capturing telephone call information by hand? Moreover which sounds better? "Who is this?" or "Thank you for calling us Mark!" Clearly, the latter. In business, every call you make … Continue reading Telephony Integration  – A smarter way to make and receive calls inside Oracle CRM

The Modern Customer

A few weeks back I received a call from an advocate’s office asking me to visit the court with regards to a civil case filed against me. This took me by surprise and when asked for more details, the caller did not provide any or did not have any. On further investigation, I found that … Continue reading The Modern Customer

Can Oracle Service Cloud cope up with the modern customer service needs?

  Customer Service is one of the areas that is rapidly changing and companies are thriving to cope up with the customer needs. Day by Day, every company is trying to setup a benchmark for their customer service but realizing after a moment that the expectation has already gone up - the best analogy is … Continue reading Can Oracle Service Cloud cope up with the modern customer service needs?

The Future of Oracle CRM On Demand: Roadmap and Strategy for Continuous Innovation

The future of Oracle CRM On Demand: Oracle CRM on Demand or simply OCOD, is presently 26 releases old. This and few of the releases in the recent past indicates the commitment Oracle has towards this product. Also, it has brought in sigh of relief among Oracle’s customers and partners who otherwise thought that the … Continue reading The Future of Oracle CRM On Demand: Roadmap and Strategy for Continuous Innovation

Successes of Unified Brand Engagement

Recently we started building a mobile application for one of our CX clients. During requirements gathering face, we asked for their brand guidelines in terms of user experience. Our customer was surprised. Their response was ‘you are the mobile experience experts, you should be able to design this based on your previous experience, how can … Continue reading Successes of Unified Brand Engagement

Modern Marketing: The New Digital Dialogue

  Modern Marketing implies marketing Machines. Business is social. Business is marketing. Marketing is social. In 2014 our programmatic speech at the consumer averages 4000 messages per day, a great bulk of it digital. Few listen. Many tune out. Most stare. We have a long way to go in building the marketing machines. How might … Continue reading Modern Marketing: The New Digital Dialogue

Introduction to Oracle Customer Experience Offerings

Customer experience is a term getting prominence in the previous few years, thanks to the changed expectations from customers who started demanding from organizations. This meant the driving seat was getting changed to customers instead of organizations. This soft affected all parts of a company such as sales, presales, design, production, quality control, marketing, commerce … Continue reading Introduction to Oracle Customer Experience Offerings

Oracle Sales Cloud: Enabling Modern Selling

Oracle Sales Cloud puts the modern sales professionals ahead of the game with tools that helps drive the sales processes of the future. Mobility Oracle Sales Mobile helps sales executives and sales operations increase sales revenue, improve CRM usage, find more leads, sell smarter, and provide real-time data in the field. Oracle Sales Mobile supports … Continue reading Oracle Sales Cloud: Enabling Modern Selling

Aligning Sales and Marketing with Oracle Eloqua and Oracle Sales Cloud

Marketing budget, leads generated, deals closed, sales credits. These are the terms normally heard when we talk about Marketing & Sales teams and their contribution towards revenue generation. It’s very important to break down sales & marketing silos for a revenue generating business and co-existence. At times we see marketing complaining about low lead conversion … Continue reading Aligning Sales and Marketing with Oracle Eloqua and Oracle Sales Cloud