Your Guide to Software Selection

21 Salesforce CRM Alternatives

While one of the most recognizable cloud-based software suites around, there are a number of Salesforce alternatives and competitors that provide many of the same features and functions. From web-based CRM to marketing automation integration, these Salesforce competitors may be more robust than you realize. In some cases, the alternatives even provide capabilities not available through Salesforce.

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Salesforce CRM vs Oracle Sales Cloud

Customer relationship management tools can impact outcomes for any business, regardless of its size. By helping companies to identify customers, direct customer experience and streamline sales and marketing, these types of systems are very much in demand in the enterprise world. Salesforce and Oracle are common choices for cloud-based CRM, as well as two of our top recommendations for Enterprise CRM.  While the award-winning Salesforce is the leader in its field by offering an open and connected infrastructure and data tracking across all touch points, Oracle Sales Cloud offers a seamless experience and deployment, the tools for providing pricing to customers, and monitors customer satisfaction in real-time.

For greater detail, here are some of the ways that these options help businesses to improve in the 21st century:

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PSA for Lawyers: Top Software Recommendations

When you type “Why is my lawyer…” into Google the top suggestions are:

  1. Why is my lawyer taking so long
  2. Why is my lawyer ignoring me
  3. Why is my lawyer avoiding me
  4. Why does my lawyer want to settle

If your clients are the ones behind searches 2, 3, or 4, you probably have bigger problems than we can solve (Sorry!). But if you think your clients want faster services, keep reading.

Kim O'ShaughnessyPSA for Lawyers: Top Software Recommendations
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Burgeoning Startup SelectHub Brings in Conversion Expert to Head Digital Marketing

Inc 500 startup SelectHub welcomes Keith Hagen as their new Vice President of Digital Marketing, leading the online marketing ventures of the company.

Denver, CO — A 16-year Internet marketing and conversion optimization expert, Keith Hagen has accepted a position as Vice President of Digital Marketing for Denver’s Inc 500 startup and technology selection management software company, SelectHub. Hagen will be responsible for the end-to-end user journey and experience on SelectHub.com and the success of its digital platforms, focusing on conversion rate optimization (CRO), search engine marketing (SEM), social media and content marketing.

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ERP for the Food and Beverage Industry

Food has always played a highly central and emotional connection in people’s lives. Dating back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and India, all were aware of the link between food and health; food and community; and food and life. In today’s fast-paced, modern life that link has not weakened. But, like many other areas in our lives, it’s been through countless iterations and finally transformed into a highly volatile juggling act of ever-changing demands. Issues like health and wellness, shifting lifestyles, changing preferences, food safety, sustainability and technology have all received a heightened amount of visibility.

Gabriel GheorghiuERP for the Food and Beverage Industry
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Dispatch Software: Key Features, Benefits and Recommendations

For companies that manage field service personnel, fleets or a mobile workforce, a reliable dispatch management strategy is an integral part of their success.

Without an efficient system in place, dispatch managers would be forced to spend the majority of their time manually tracking field vehicles, planning routes, taking service calls and organizing technician schedules.

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Top Solutions: WMS for Small Businesses

According to the most recent census in 2010, there are over 27.9 million small businesses in the United States. With that in mind, the business software industry has made sure there is a solution that supports any and every function of a small business. A Warehouse Management System (WMS) is a software solution that supports all warehouse operations. A good WMS for small businesses should make these processes more efficient through automation and centralization of data for quick retrieval and decision making. Although operating on a more compact scale, small businesses should still be thinking about the effectiveness of their warehouses and how a WMS software could help them meet their goals.

Kim O'ShaughnessyTop Solutions: WMS for Small Businesses
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The 7 Categories of Healthcare Information Technology

The average person often doesn’t think about healthcare software. They often don’t think about how it  affects the medical industry as a whole either. But its impact has revolutionized patient care on a global scale. The implementation of these systems in hospitals and practices have monumental effects. Every year more healthcare providers are taking steps to change the way their business manages their internal processes.

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What are the 6 Main ERP Components?

As anyone who’s shopped for a new car knows, you can’t leave the lot without being asked about add-ons and extras. While these features are convenient (and tempting), a savvy shopper knows to first focus on things like gas mileage, cost of ownership and safety ratings. It’s important to consider a car’s core qualities first before you go broke on custom mud flaps.

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Why You Should Pay More for Your Talent Management System

No need to lean closer to the screen, you read that title right: you should pay more for your talent management system.

Of course, there are exceptions. If you’re paying $3,000 per user per month, your TMS is probably working wonders for you (or at least it should be). But if like most businesses, your talent management budget doesn’t exactly fill a Brinks truck, you’ll want to increase it.

Alex JaumannWhy You Should Pay More for Your Talent Management System
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Cloud-Based Inventory Management – What is it and Top Solutions

For almost all businesses, inventory management could be considered the “meat and potatoes” of corporate life. It may not be as glamorous as PR or as well recognized as digital marketing, but it’s the process that keeps everything moving. Without a close eye on your stock, there’s no way to tell what you need, what you’re selling or how much money you stand to make.

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Streamline Patient Scheduling with These Software Solutions

No one uses physical calendars anymore. After all, they take too much manual work — especially for healthcare providers scheduling appointments. In order to reduce that work, online calendar options with email integrations were developed. But even with the upgrades there was still room for improvements. Then, after years of deliberating and planning, an idea sparked itself to life and patient scheduling software was born.

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Wholesale Distribution Software: Top Recommendations

For wholesale distributors, careful spending is a top priority. It’s essential that businesses balance the expenses produced by their warehousing operations in order to make sure that they’re offset by monthly revenue. This is no easy task, but wholesale distribution software can simplify the process. It helps to track and optimize key details about inventory and its movements.

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Popular EMR/EHR Systems and Software List

The federal EHR incentive program has kick-started the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and electronic medical records (EMR) systems for small practices and large hospitals alike. Providing an updated way to keep records has made the health information technology market explode. Converting and maintaining e-records is becoming easier every year. However, the long list of available vendors can be overwhelming and confusing.  To help you and your medical practice make the best choice for the needs of your patients and physicians, consider the following vendors leading the way in EHR and EMR software. These products are rated as top performers based on our product scoring tool and conversations we’ve had with software buyers.

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7 Cutting Edge Business Analytics Tools

Business analytics (BA) tools have reached an inflection point. This change is driven by the need to increase the depths of functionality tools deliver without a data scientist supporting them.  Businesses are developing advanced technologies to meet this new need, including Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Hadoop.

Louis Columbus7 Cutting Edge Business Analytics Tools
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