Nyden on Negotiation

Driving Innovation Rocky Flats Example Outcome Contracting

Nyden on Negotiation

Yes, you read that right the US federal government did something very right. Have you ever wondered how to get real innovation from your customer/supplier relationship?

Negotiating Value in a Price-Only World Part 2

Nyden on Negotiation

Federal Government Negotiates and Gets Value Today, Rocky Flats is a National Wildlife Refuge. It was established in 2007, and is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The 5,237-acre refuge was once a nuclear weapon depot, a legacy of the cold war.

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The Importance of Price Governance in Capturing Enterprise Value

Sales Benchmark Index

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Knowledge Governance: Where to Start

Guru

However, by instituting a team of knowledge champions who can create a governance structure, an organization can set its knowledge base up for ongoing success. So you’ve rebuilt your knowledge base. Congratulations! But what happens now?

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Elf on the Shelf Alleged to Be Government Spying Program

The Sales Heretic

The Christmas toy, “Elf on the Shelf” has been accused of being part of a nefarious scheme to illegally gather intelligence on millions of unsuspecting families. The controversy erupted when Santa Claus let slip recently that the popular elves don’t actually work for him. “I’ve

B2G sales: How tiny startups can sell to government agencies

Close.io

Here's how a tiny company started closing huge deals with federal government agencies—and how you too can get started in B2G (business-to-government) sales. B2G stands to business-to-government. What kinds of companies are selling to the government?

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Your Data and Governance Processes Are Slow and Inefficient, What Now?

Sales Benchmark Index

As a chief executive, you need access to real-time, credible, actionable intelligence. Unfortunately for many organizations, data is spread across siloed legacy systems. In order to grow revenues faster than your industry and competitors, you need a culture-shifting strategy centered.

Data Governance: Salesforce Objects in a Lead-to-Cash Process

Sales Hacker

Data Governance & Salesforce Objects. In reality, salespeople today are technologically adept and spend up to 30% of their time dealing with the results of inconsistent data governance. Is data governance a priority in your org? Reliable data is everything….

WITCE Wednesdays – Government Mandates

A Sales Guy

Knowing the mandates that govern your customers can make you a fantastic partner and trusted advisor. The EEOC and OSHA are two government agencies which regulate every business in the U.S. Dodd Frank was the government’s response to the 2007 financial crisis. Are you familiar with the government regulations and mandates affecting your clients? I’ve missed a couple of WITCE Wednesdays, my bad — sorry!

In the Race to Win More Customers, Sales Needs Digital Transformation

Contracts govern most business relationships, and must be. 1 Online: getconga.com | Twitter: @getconga WHITE PAPER | THE CONGA SURVEY: INSIGHTS ON THE STATE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WHITE PAPER THE CONGA SURVEY: INSIGHTS ON THE.

I’m Ashamed Of Our Government

Partners in Excellence

I’m ashamed of our government. It’s a horrible thing for anyone to express about their government–particularly when they are elected officials. But I’m sick and tired of the pettiness, bullying, taunting, selfish, and childish behaviors we see in our government. It’s not just the Executive Office, but also, of our senators, congress people, and many of the bureaucrats in all parts of the government.

Sales Training Programs Washington DC: Not Just for Selling to the Government

Funnel Clarity

Most people hear Washington DC and think: Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museums, the Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, and the Federal Government. However, many are surprised to learn that Washington DC is much more than that.

Sales Training Programs Washington DC: Not Just for Selling to the Government

Funnel Clarity

Most people hear Washington DC and think: Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museums, the Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, and the Federal Government. However, many are surprised to learn that Washington DC is much more than that.

Small Business Gets a Tax Boost from the U.S. Government

No More Cold Calling

On the one hand, the government in the United States supports small business, and on the other they wanted us to comply with ridiculous reporting to bog us down. I’m not a political person—sometimes that’s to my advantage and sometimes not.

How to Leverage Analytics to Be the CRO’s Chief of Staff

Sales Benchmark Index

Your obligations as a Revenue Operations leader are under constant pressure. Your sales team is constantly under the watch of the Executive Team and Board of Directors; however, their priorities aren’t necessarily coordinated. The lack of clarity from the top.

The CMO Guide to Data: Why Your Marketing Database Is Broken, and How to Fix It

Sales Benchmark Index

Technology has fundamentally changed the role of Marketing. What was once seen largely as an art, has increasingly become less about fancy pictures, and more about deploying revenue generating messaging to the masses. The rise of radio and television made.

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How Can the Discipline of Pricing Drive Improvement for Business Services Firms?

Sales Benchmark Index

Article Pricing Strategy bad sales habits business firms CLB cs customer talk customers CX discounts growth lower profits price governance price wars pricing pricing discipline profits sales behaviors service firms short term gains the norm

14 Ways Buyers Want to Feel

The Sales Heretic

Whether you sell to businesses, governments or consumers, your buyers go through a variety of emotional states during the sales process. Sales business buyer consumers government objections product prospect service You’ve heard before that all buying is emotional.

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3 Priorities of Focus For Sales Transformation

Smart Selling Tools

The second transformation is Data Governance. Today most CRM instances are in the wild west age of data governance. Sales Tools or Sales Stack crm Data Governance Data-Driven Approach Dharmesh Singh Enterprise Database Fullcast Fullcast.io

All Companies Who Interact With European Citizens Must Check Architecture For Compliance With New Data Rules

Hubspot Sales

Big Data CTO Cyber Security Government NewsThe European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. This is not just important for firms that operate in Europe, but any firm that interacts with European citizens. Any company that holds data on EU citizens must comply. The new rules were approved […].

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Account Planning isn’t Enough — You Need an Account Cadence

A Sales Guy

An account cadence or account governance plan is a series of ongoing prescheduled meetings with all of the stakeholder groups across all of the affected functional groups of BOTH companies. You have an important account you’ve been managing for years.

Top 5 Insights for Marketing Leaders This Month

Sales Benchmark Index

While new executive orders are put in place, and governments contemplate “opening” their. This past month will have lasting implications for years to come. And what will resonate with businesses is how they chose to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

Top 5 Insights for Sales Leaders This Month

Sales Benchmark Index

While new executive orders are put in place, and governments contemplate “opening” their. This past month will have lasting implications for years to come. And what will resonate with businesses is how they chose to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Article

Top 5 Insights for CEOs This Month

Sales Benchmark Index

While new executive orders are put in place, and governments contemplate “opening” their. This past month will have lasting implications for years to come. And what will resonate with businesses is how they chose to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Article

The Most Important Question You Can Ask Right Now

The Sales Heretic

The disease—and the government responses to it—have affected every industry, with impacts ranging from mild to devastating. The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc around the world. One of the best things you can do in this unprecedented environment is to ask questions: • “What can we do to keep our employees and customers safe?” • [.]. Sales COVID-19 keynote marketing questions seminars service value

Case Study: The New UK CIO Interactive White Paper (by IDG & sponsored by Dell | Intel)

The ROI Guy

interactive white paper IT Economics IDG Dell Pisello IT Governance AlineanIn a study of UK CIOs, IDG Research Services determined that CIOs desired to spend more time leading change efforts, over the next 3-5 years, driving business innovation and developing new go-to-market strategies.

Market Research: How to Understand Your Playing Field

Sales Benchmark Index

It should influence your overall sales strategy, and govern how you allocate your resources. Market research is mission critical to winning in the market place, and against your competition. Watch as we discuss the steps to take to understand your market, industry, Sales Strategy Video

The Spotlight of Enterprise App Stores Can Help Fight Growing Shadow IT (Sandhill.com feature)

The ROI Guy

Fueling the rogue spending are the ease with which SaaS applications can be procured and delivered, and the proliferation of mobile devices, which have proven more difficult to govern. Shadow IT IT Economics IT Budgets Pisello Sandhill.com IT Governance AlineanIf centralized IT departments think they are losing control, they are. Central IT budgets have been constrained for the past four years, resulting in a backlog of business projects.

IT Sales & Marketing Grows More Complex: Only 5% of CIOs Can Authorize IT Investments Alone

The ROI Guy

Gartner Value Marketing IT Economics IT Budgets Pisello IT Governance Alinean Value SellingCFOs and other executives are in more control of IT purchases than ever, this according to recent research by Gartner, Inc., Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) and the Committee of Finance & IT (CFIT) of Financial Executives International (FEI). The study reveals that CFOs have more influence than many would expect - authorizing 26% of all IT investments.

What Do They Need YOU For?

The Sales Heretic

And not just consumers, but business, government, and educational buyers as well. Sales has changed. These days, buyers can get virtually anything they want online. Which brings up an important question: What do buyers need you for?

Kelly Aizicowitz at Figure 1 on Her Experience in Politics and How it Shaped Her for Sales

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Kelly held adviser roles between 2004-2010 with the Government of Ontario, before moving on to various roles in her career which included being at a government relations consultancy in Toronto for four years.

Gartner CIO Study Highlights Need for Outcome-Based Technology Sales & Marketing Strategies

The ROI Guy

Gartner Value Marketing IT Economics IT Budgets Pisello IT Governance Alinean Value Selling IT Spending

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My Wish on Independence Day

Anthony Iannarino

But the Preamble continues the creation of a nation with a reason for its being and the role of government. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,—”.

Trojan Horse Basics

Selling Energy

They may perceive it as a hassle-filled process with paperwork and government interference, or something that has little value to them. When it comes to proposing energy efficiency changes, it may seem overwhelming to your prospects.

To Discount Or Not?

Sales and Marketing Management

There are simple (but frequently forgotten) rules that govern discount decisions. There are simple (but frequently forgotten) rules that govern discount decisions. Issue Date: 2013-02-25. Author: Ramez Naguib. Teaser: Salespeople constantly push for discounting to reel in business. Salespeople constantly push for discounting to reel in business. read more

Marketers are the (Re)Builders of Wealth

Sales Lead Management Association

It is every marketers job to over-come difficult times, be it market crashes, governments that stop buying, recessions, product failures, competitors, international meltdowns, hurricanes, tornadoes. Yeah, yeah these are difficult times, but marketers are always faced with difficult times.

Customer Feedback Will Be More Actionable and Better Managed in 2020

Sales and Marketing Management

A separate but equally important issue related to survey data, is the governance and security of it. We see the following changes to the management of customer experience data in order to drive individualized action and data governance: .

Marketers are the (Re)Builders of Wealth

Sales Lead Management Association

It is every marketers job to over-come difficult times, be it market crashes, governments that stop buying, recessions, product failures, competitors, international meltdowns, hurricanes, tornadoes. Yeah, yeah these are difficult times, but marketers are always faced with difficult times.

SiriusDecisions Summit 2014

Pointclear

While the US Government experimented with this concept as early as the 1910s, it was not until 1955. Last week I attended the SiriusDecisions Summit in Orlando. This was my third summit and I have enjoyed them all.