Market this: Sales configuration, quoting, and proposal solution pumps up e-powered products maker
ePrize, a worldwide leader in interactive promotions, is using the BigMachines data-hosting services platform to simplify quoting processes.<br/>
BigMachines , a supplier of on-demand configuration and proposal software, reports that ePrize , a leader in interactive promotions, has replaced its previous sales configuration tool with BigMachines, simplifying ePrize’s quoting process and streamlining its sales cycle.
ePrize creates interactive promotions that generate metric-driven results to meet companies’ unique marketing challenges. The company has launched more than 5,000 promotions in 36 countries.
ePrize is using BigMachines for sales configuration, quoting, and proposal generation—hosted with BigMachines’ secure, high-performing data hosting services.
“We needed more robust and flexible solutions to meet our requirements,” says Drew Bennett, ePrize senior VP, product development. “We chose to migrate to BigMachines because it can provide the complete, scalable solution we need to support our growing business and handle all of our data-integration needs. In addition, with BigMachines, we can maintain and update the quoting and configuration tools ourselves using on-demand administration features, saving us time and enabling us to respond quickly to changes.”
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
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