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The Future of Sales in 2025: A Gartner Trend Insight Report

by Tad Travis  |  September 14, 2020

Gartner is very happy to announce the publication of "The Future of Sales in 2025: A Gartner Trend Insight Report." In this special report, we establish what sales leaders and...

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Have Your Clients Gone Quiet Because of COVID-19?

by Tad Travis  |  March 16, 2020

Of course, COVID-19 is on my mind, and it has me thinking. In general, I like to think about long-term trends.  I like to think about human motivations.  And I...

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Gartner Launches the CRM Sales Technology Key Initiative

by Tad Travis  |  February 14, 2019

I am pleased to announce that Gartner has launched our new formal program for sales technology research.  Yes, we have long covered CRM technology for sales at Gartner.  What is...

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Gartner Predicts: Digital Optimization Disrupts CRM Sales Tech

by Tad Travis  |  December 4, 2018

Gartner is pleased to announce our latest version of the annual predictions note, Predicts 2019: CRM Sales Technology Will Align With Digital Optimization Objectives.  The full report is available to...

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A New Monday Morning Litmus Test for CRM Sales

by Tad Travis  |  November 16, 2018

Two years ago, I posted  my short-cut method for evaluating sales technology solutions.  Called the Monday Morning Litmus test, it had two components. From the prospect of an end-user of sales...

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Is Digital Transformation in CRM Sales Tech a Thing?

by Tad Travis  |  October 30, 2018

Last week I wrote about my top take-way from the US Gartner Symposium event.  My talks with CRM leaders revealed a persistent interest in technologies and processes that will help...

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Top CRM Sales Take-Aways from Gartner Symposium 2018

by Tad Travis  |  October 23, 2018

This year, Gartner drew more that 9,000 IT leaders to Orlando for the annual US Symposium event.  I look forward to attending the US Symposium every year because I always...

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Gartner Publishes the Magic Quadrant Sales Force Automation, 2018

by Tad Travis  |  July 9, 2018

Gartner is pleased to release the newest installment of the annual Sales Force Automation Magic Quadrant.  This year the Magic Quadrant covers 15 vendors. Within this group, Gartner finds a wide...

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Is It Possible to Measure "Ease of Use" in CRM Sales Applications?

by Tad Travis  |  June 29, 2018

This is a question that occupies more of my brainspace that probably should. It comes up regularly in talks with Gartner clients, as in "We want to replace our Sales...

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Tech Growth and Innovation Recap and Cool Vendors in Tech Go-to-Market

by Todd Berkowitz  |  May 7, 2018

Just got back from our Tech Growth and Innovation (TGI) event last week in San Digeo and wanted to share some thoughts and observations from the event (see below). But...

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