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SaaS Buyer's Guide for Wholesale and Distribution
SaaS, despite its phenomenal popularity, is certainly not one-size-fits-all. You need to consider decision criteria such as fit, return on investment, and risk.

customer relationship white papers for aerospace  management, inventory control, and customer relationship management (CRM) functions. During volatile economic circumstances, however, organizations within the W&D industry are also seeking ways to lower their technological overhead. Recently, this shift has taken the form of moving away from traditional delivery methods (i.e., on-premise systems) toward software-as-a-service (SaaS) or on-demand applications. Indeed, according to Forrester research from 2009 , SaaS adoption rates have increased 21 percent

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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Customer relationship management (CRM) focuses on the retention of customers by collecting all data from every interaction, every customer makes with a company from all access points whether they are phone, mail, Web, or field. The company can then use this data for specific business purposes, marketing, service, support or sales while concentrating on a customer centric approach rather than a product centric. Customer relationship management defines methodologies, strategies, software, and other web-based capabilities that help an enterprise organize and manage customer relationships. Customer relationship management applications are front-end tools designed to facilitate the capture, consolidation, analysis, and enterprise-wide dissemination of data from existing and potential customers. This process occurs throughout the marketing, sales, and service stages, with the objective of better understanding one’s customers and anticipating their interest in an enterprise’s products or services. 

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