CDC Software Launches New Pivotal Sales Force Automation Solution
CDC Pivotal CRM 6.0, built on the .Net Framework, is an agile business application development platform that optimizes the use of Microsoft tools and technologies and features a suite of modular applications.
- (1888PressRelease) October 18, 2011 - CDC Software Corporation (NASDAQ: CDCS), a hybrid enterprise software provider of on-premise and cloud technologies, today announced the availability of Pivotal Sales Force Automation, a new sales module developed on its innovative Pivotal 6.0 CRM platform that automates sales processes and helps enhance relationships with customers.
The new Sales Force automation application incorporates best practices along with functionality in account management, lead management and processing, configurable opportunity management, executive level forecasting, group level forecasting, individual level forecasting, pricing and discounts, quote and proposal management, order capture, geocoding and mapping and configurable sales business logic.
CDC Pivotal CRM 6.0, built on the .Net Framework, is an agile business application development platform that optimizes the use of Microsoft tools and technologies and features a suite of modular applications. It provides task-based navigation, embedded Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and Microsoft Office System applications, easy customization, a smart client user interface, high-user adoption and a low total cost of ownership (TCO). With Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Visual Studio Form Designer embedded in Pivotal CRM 6.0, the CRM system can become a hub for all business activities and collaborations, allowing users to complete much of their daily work without having to switch back and forth between multiple applications. With Microsoft Outlook embedded, data synchronization is seamless between the CRM system and Outlook inbox, and users can complete their calendaring, task, or e-mail activities in either application. Pivotal CRM also features easier customization, enhanced searching and reporting, ease of use, and the flexibility to conform to the unique business requirements of a business, all of which help increase user adoption and lead to overall higher worker productivity.
According to a Gartner, Inc., July 28, 2010 Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation report by Robert P. Desisto, "Product-driven transactional sales organizations will find value in basic lead and opportunity management capabilities to reduce sales cycles and improve sales management visibility."
"CDC Software's new Pivotal Sales Force Automation solution can help businesses improve overall sales performance by efficient management of leads, opportunities, forecasting, quotes and proposals, and better monitoring of business performance, as well as optimized collaboration of sales data across individuals and teams," said Jason Rushforth, president of Front Office business for CDC Software. "This new solution, with our award-winning Pivotal 6.0 platform, provides users with superior performance, usability, flexibility, and advanced integration with Microsoft technologies that can ultimately shorten the sales cycle and increase productivity, while helping create customers for life."
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