Robert Desisto

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Survey Shows High Importance of Mobility for Sales Organizations

by Robert Desisto  |  September 29, 2014  |  Submit a Comment

At a July 2014 Webinar on Mobile Selling attended by more than 80 IT and sales force automation (SFA) application managers, Gartner asked several questions about the use of smartphones and tablets with sales organizations. The questions involved device adoption, mobile OS preferences and business results achieved through mobility. The questions polled are among the […]

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Come See My Mobile Webinar on Using Mobility as a Strategic Selling Weapon

by Robert Desisto  |  July 9, 2014  |  1 Comment

Mobile technology will have the greatest impact on sales organizations since the introduction of the laptop more than 25 years ago. Mobile devices will increase sales force automation adoption and enable new value-added selling processes to improve sales effectiveness. The result will be an easier pathway for sales leaders to achieve revenue and business targets. […]

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Come see me at Gartner Symposium in Orlando

by Robert Desisto  |  October 3, 2013  |  Comments Off

I will be presenting on two exciting topics at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Florida the week of October 7.  Look forward to seeing you. My sessions are: Creating Practical SaaS Strategies 8 October, 2013 (2:30 PM – 3:30 PM) Software as a Service is at different maturity levels among varying software markets. Even the meaning […]

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Laptops Facing Extinction for Sales People?

by Robert Desisto  |  May 23, 2013  |  Comments Off

Smartphone and tablet usage continues to expand for salespeople. Just today I was talking to a Gartner client who informed me that the iPad is the primary device their salespeople use during the day to access their sales force automation system. Why? Client said it is simple, it takes 5 – 10 minutes to get a laptop ready to […]

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My own experience with iPad on recent business trip

by Robert Desisto  |  February 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

I just got done creating my mobile CRM Sales  presentation for the Gartner Customer 360 Conference.  You often wonder as an analyst if the research your writing has the real world business impact you predict. Last week on a business trip I had a rare opportunity to experience the impact of tablets in this case the iPad during […]

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