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 crm awards 2007


Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary
For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI

crm awards 2007  WMS 5.6% 5.5% 5.9% CRM 4.5% 4.3% 5.9% Demand-planning/forecasting 3.7% 4.1% 1.5% MES 3.7% 4.3% 0.0% ERP II 3.5% 3.1% 5.9% EDI 3.3% 3.4% 2.9% PDM 3.1% 2.9% 4.4% FMS 2.9% 3.1% 1.5% Mobile management/wireless 2.9% 2.6% 4.4% Online sellling 2.7% 3.1% 0.0% TMS 2.5% 2.6% 1.5% Asset management/CMMS 2.5% 2.4% 2.9% MRP II 2.3% 2.4% 1.5% PLM 2.1% 2.4% 0.0% SCM 2.1% 2.2% 1.5% Online purchasing 1.0% 1.2% 0.0% Other 8.0% 7.4% 11.8% None 7.4% 6.2% 14.7% MPI Alert: Considerable resources, both capital and human, are

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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CRM for Financial and Insurance Markets

Customer relationship management (CRM) focuses on the retention of customers by collecting data from all customer interactions with a company from all access points (by phone, mail, or Web, or in the field). The company can then use this data for specific business purposes by taking a customer-centric rather than a product-centric approach. CRM 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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