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SSG Corp. Strengthens Global Positon with Addition of Veteran Sales Leaders

Selling Simplified (SSG), a data-driven B2B demand gen company welcomes Jerome Soh and Samar Kidwai to their global sales team. Each hire brings over a decade of excellence in technical sales. Their expertise will help further solidify Selling Simplified as a global leader in B2B demand generation. Samar Kidwai is appointed as Vice President of Sales, EMEA. Samar holds over 12 years of sales experience (including six years in the B2B sphere) at companies including IDG and MarketOne. Marketing Technology News: CM Group…

Collibra Strengthens Executive Leadership Team to Support Continued Company Growth

Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, announced the appointment of Stuart Wilson to chief revenue officer and Aileen Black to senior vice president of public sector, a newly-created role. "Our organization has evolved significantly as we've grown from a startup to the global leader in Data Intelligence," said Felix Van de Maele, co-founder and CEO of Collibra. "As Data Intelligence becomes increasingly central to business operations, it is key that we continue to cultivate a strong leadership team that can drive our…

Sales Growth for Sales Confidence

Increased team and new sponsors for SaaSGrowth event Sales Confidence, the UK’s leading community for SaaS sales leaders, is bucking the current trend for businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic and is confidently growing. The company that champions the wellbeing of sales people at all stages of their career, is expecting to double the size of its team over the next 12 months as it develops the three distinct lines of business that set it apart in the market. Marketing Technology News: Virtu Lauches Open Technology,…

Sales Leaders Turn to Artificial Intelligence to Drive Resiliency Amid Volatility

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has left businesses scrambling to manage cashflows and drive continuity amid rapid and radical disruption. With liquidity top of mind, finance leaders are re-evaluating cash positions and making real-time adjustments to revenue and profit models in order to mitigate their organization’s exposure. This landscape has put added pressure on sales leaders who must steer business forward by delivering revenue commitments in the face of evolving market conditions and customer needs. Reinvent…

How to Close the Gap Between Sales Forecasting and Reality

Sales forecasting is part of every company’s standard operating procedure. Each sales leader has their own process for arriving at a forecast, but the end result is the same-- sales leaders live and die by the forecast. There is nothing more frustrating than sorting through the mountains of data that get rolled into a forecast. Each rep makes an estimate, which rolls into managers, who eventually present their forecast to a leader. Some managers allow reps to make an estimate based on dollars-- without specifying which…

Interview with Manny Medina, CEO and Co-Founder, Outreach

"Technology innovations aren’t about replacing human analysis and decision making — the focus should be on amplifying it."Tell us about your role at Outreach and how you got here. What’s the most fascinating aspect of leading a Sales Engagement software platform? I’m the CEO and co-founder of Outreach. My job is to make our customers successful by hiring the best talent around and uniting them to further our mission. Some days, that means diving into strategy with my product team; other days, it means digging into the…

New Report Offers A Magnified Approach to B2B Selling in 2018

CSO Insights releases 2018 Buyer Preferences Study to Find Half of the B2B Buyers Make Up Their Minds Before Talking to B2B Sales Reps; Sellers Need to Provide More Insights, Expertise and ‘Perspective’ During the Sales Process B2B sales ecosystem is under a dramatic flux. More than 70 percent of B2B buyers fully define their needs before engaging with a B2B sales representative, and almost half identify specific solutions before reaching out, according to a new report from CSO Insights, the research division of Miller…

5 Ways Smart Sales Managers Optimize 1:1 Coaching Time

In a perfect world, sales managers would spend quality time coaching their teams. The challenge is that sales managers are always pressed for time, so they need to be continually armed with specific feedback on how individual reps can improve their skills and win rates. While the needs of reps will vary from session to session, and potentially quarter to quarter, there are some consistent things effective sales managers do again and again to derive the most impact from their coaching time. Understand the specific sales…

TechBytes with Jeri Kelley, Sr. Product Strategist, Oracle Commerce Cloud

Jeri Kelley Senior Product Strategist, Oracle Commerce Recently, Oracle Commerce Cloud, in partnership with Mirakl, released the Next Generation of B2B Purchasing Report 2018. The cutting-edge report studied the behavior of modern B2B buyers as well as the differences in attitudes across three generations – Baby Boomers, Gen-X and Millennials. We sat down with Jeri Kelley of Oracle Commerce Cloud to understand how B2B vendors could better leverage technology and create results-oriented product maps for their customers.…