Reasons for our absence—long vacations, Public Service Power Shutoffs and parasites. bpm’online becomes Creatio. More Salesforce acquisition rumors. Dreamforce ’19 report. Video outreach. Observations on Gartner Magic Quadrants. CRM industry maturity and commoditization. Accelerated release cycles by CRM vendors. Vendors increasingly aligning their offerings around analysts’ “three pillar” expectations.
Sam’s iOS 13 beta testing blues, Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation, a variety of HubSpot to CRM integrations, declining website visitor conversion rates.
Rich Green is Chief Product Officer and CTO at SugarCRM. Rich leads SugarCRM’s engineering and product management teams and is responsible for the product vision and global strategy of the award-winning Sugar platform.
In this episode, Sam and Steve ask Rich for his perspectives on and his vision for CRM.
Massive Salesforce outage, multi-tenant vs. single tenant hosted CRM databases, SugarCRM acquires Collabspot and Salesfusion, Sugar’s new quoting module, Sage sunsets SageCRM Online, bpm’online’s low code no code, citizen developers.
A discussion with Greg Martinelli about CRM in the agricultural business. Greg is an ag sales trainer, coach and speaker.
Visit Greg’s website.
The deep freeze hits Chicago just in time for the bpm’online conference. Sam previews his talk at the conference.
Sam’s latest wine club, when & why Infor CRM wins, a look back at 2018 acquisitions, ContactOut Chrome extension, Wix gets into CRM, “CX” in 2019, CRM in email client sidebars, CRM AI in 2019, 5 CRM trends for 2019, bot backlash.
Instead of show notes for this episode, we’d like to use this real estate to provide information about options for making a donation to victims of the Camp Fire.
The Red Cross and AT&T
Text CAWILDFIRES to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
NorCal United Way
Go to the donation page and select Camp Fire Relief in the “What would you like your donation to support?” field. You’ll have to scroll up in the drop down list, as the list is overcrowded with options.
Dreamforce 2018, Inform, CRM AI offerings, SugarCRM’s input on why they win deals.
A bad technology day, how we can collectively put an end to call center cold calls, Continue reading
The GDPR is in effect, Salesforce earnings, CRM industry growth, Continue reading
GDPR will take effect in just over a month. Ian Gotts of Elements.Cloud returns to discuss GDPR with Sam and Steve.
Sam’s new hip parts, his plan to #DeleteFacebook, messing with Facebook’s algorithm, Continue reading
A discussion about the various CRM review sites. How they work and how to use them.