Build email, blast and manage responses from Oracle Sales Cloud

Sales representatives and sales managers can create sales campaigns for reaching out to contacts within their territories. Using sales campaigns, they invite contacts to an event or inform them about a product launch. Using a guided process, they can select recipients, use email templates, launch campaigns, monitor responses and take actions. A great stride forward … Continue reading Build email, blast and manage responses from Oracle Sales Cloud

Can Remote Device Monitoring benefit Field Service organizations?

How to deliver a knock-your-socks-off customer experience (CX) during Field Service? Does Customer Service experience ensure winning your customers for rather longer tenure than anticipated? In a non-creepy style, of course. Today's field service management apps are not only limited to resource tracking. Location is great to know, but it's just the beginning of what … Continue reading Can Remote Device Monitoring benefit Field Service organizations?

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

Oracle Sales Cloud – Best Practice Data Model for Accounts, Contacts & Activities

Through releases 8 and 9, Oracle Sales Cloud started to standardize its data model around Accounts, Contacts and Activities. Accounts Previously “Customers” object included both organizations and individuals to whom we sold. Organizations were called Customers and Individuals were called Consumers. But from R8, Organizations and Individuals are separated and are now called Accounts and … Continue reading Oracle Sales Cloud – Best Practice Data Model for Accounts, Contacts & Activities

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

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

Platform as a Service (PaaS) to be adopted by 72% of companies by 2017

Platform as a Service (PaaS) Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a standardized, shared and elastically scalable application development and deployment platform delivered as a service over cloud for anyone to access and use  it from anywhere. The platform typically includes a database and middleware, as well as development, management, security and integration capabilities, all … Continue reading Platform as a Service (PaaS) to be adopted by 72% of companies by 2017