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5 Ways Automation Can Transform Your Workflow | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Every single process in your business has its own workflow. If you run a particularly efficient business, those workflows should stitch together to create the web of what is everyday business operation. That can only happen if those workflows are optimized to meet the needs of the business and the people who work within it....
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In 2018, AI-Powered CRM Will Reinvent Sales Automation | Defined Ventures, Inc.
The amount of data that we deal with on a daily basis is staggering. It’s easy to take it all for granted when you’ve been living in front of a mobile device filled with productivity apps and company spreadsheets. Our ability to process the sheer volume of information surrounding us is reaching a threshold; the...
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Here's How CRM Shortens the Sales Cycle | Defined Ventures, Inc.
How long does it take you to close a sale? Ultimately, the answer to this question will depend on your industry and niche. That said, the majority of sales departments and teams all have the same goal: to achieve the shortest sales cycle possible without fracturing customer rapport. A shorter cycle means more time to...
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Best Tech of CES 2018 | Defined Ventures, Inc.
It’s a fresh year full of fresh tech ideas – and those fresh ideas are being showcased this week at the yearly CES 2018 convention. This year’s CES was a veritable smorgasbord of devices, concepts, and companies all vying to bring attention to their new and innovative ideas. Attendees had a front-row seat to some of...
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How CRM, Marketing Automation Software Differ | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Welcome to 2018! The first quarter of a new year is often a time of reflection for those of us in business; we review last year’s position and decide how we can improve on it in the coming year. For many, that means assessing new tools and resources that may have the power to significantly...
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Business Agile, Project Management Trends Shaping 2018 | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Agility: in strict terms, it means “the ability to move quickly and easily.” This definition also works when blended over to Agile project management, a methodology that focuses on streamlining workflows, interactions and processes for better efficiency and greater results. In no other area of business is this more true than within project management, where...
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How Automation, AI Is Revolutionizing The Future Of Business | Defined Ventures, Inc.
According to a recent article in Forbes, 84 percent of all business respondents say AI will enable them to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage. Around 83 percent believe AI is a strategic priority for their businesses today. Over 80 percent – that leaves less than 20 percent of businesses not seeing the inherent value...
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Let's Get SaaS-y in 2018 | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Saas: Software as a Service. It’s a trend that’s getting an incredible amount of action lately, but there’s a significant amount of confusion around exactly what the phrase means. Is it a business model? Is it an industry? Is it something software businesses do? Realistically, only one of these categories is true: SaaS is, in...
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Consulting Goes Beyond Advice Giving | Defined Ventures, Inc.
Business or management consulting: it’s one of America’s most rapidly-growing industries. As more entrepreneurs step up to the table with ingenious new startup ideas, the need for solid advice and guidance is becoming higher than ever. The value of reliable advice is rising, too. Without it, many businesses would be doomed to follow statistical patterns,...
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