Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) December 21, 2011
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) today announced the release of its 2011 Customer Relationship Buyer’s Guide: Innovations in CRM. Produced by TEC research analysts, this comprehensive buyer’s guide provides an up-to-the-minute look at the major trends that are revolutionizing the world of CRM: cloud computing, social media, collaboration tools, mobile technology, and extended CRM functionality. Along with the vital facts on CRM features and benefits readers require to make good, informed decisions on CRM, the guide also lays out the pros and cons of each key area of innovation—and uses real life examples to show how companies are using innovations in CRM to successfully attract and retain customers.
As TEC CRM analyst, Gabriel Gheorghiu points out: “This is not your father’s CRM. There’s lots of new functionality that companies need to be aware of to stay competitive—and this guide covers it all. CRM systems offer more choices than ever before—offering enterprises not only an insight into the opportunities to grow business with each customer, but a way of measuring their value.”
The guide covers advances in CRM technology, while examining leading systems such as Pivotal CRM, Maximizer CRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, NetSuite CRM+, Oracle CRM On Demand, RTI CRM, Salesforce.com, Sugar Mobile, Kana Service Experience Management, Sybase Mobile Sales for SAP CRM, Sage CRM and others.
TEC’s 2011 CRM Buyer’s Guide also includes handy, at-a-glance CRM software comparisons, and a comprehensive directory listing of over 350 CRM vendors complete with contact information and links to the vendors’ web sites. The 83-page guide is available as a free download in PDF format.
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