Category: Blog

Your Culture is Your Brand

Company culture is a topic that comes up in almost every interview. When candidates are asked what they are looking for in a company, 9 times out of 10 the answer is a “good company culture.” But what exactly does that mean?   It means different things to different prospective employees, but here are the […]

Technology Implementation: Don’t Forget About the PEOPLE

People, process, technology. People. Process. Technology. We hear these three words together so often, it’s easy to forget their individual and interdependent roles in making a business run smoothly and effectively. So what do they really mean for a business? These three concepts are the who and how business gets done. They are what takes […]

Why You Need A Partner When Buying An ERP System

This article outlines the business, technical and financial reasons why you need a partner when selecting an enterprise resource planning application (ERP) from a software vendor. Keep reading to discover the questions you should be asking, best practices for implementation and where investing in a partner can save your in-house resources.   They bring a […]

Hiring a CPQ Consultant: What should I know? (Part II)

Welcome back! Welcome back  for part two of our CPQ series! If you missed part one, no need to worry, just click here to get all caught up. So, you are thinking about giving your quoting team some powerful new tools. Great decision! If your CPQ business case is mature enough to justify bringing in […]

Hiring a CPQ Consultant: What should I know?

Welcome to part one of a three part series on what to know before you hire a CPQ consultant. Where to begin? So, you are thinking about giving your quoting team some powerful new tools. Well, set aside your confidence in your implementation plan, forget your belief in how closely aligned your current and future […]

Data Migration Testing

Welcome back! Are you ready for the final installment of our Data Migration series? Our final look will focus on testing after integrating data from external applications. If you haven’t had a chance to read the other posts in the series, no need to worry! To check out part 1, part 2, or part 3, […]

A Conversation about Digital Transformation and Conversational Service

Recently Josh Sangster of Statêra was fortunate enough to discuss the impacts of Digital Transformation and Conversational Service in the ever-evolving business and consumer marketplace with John Houtsma, Senior Manager of the Salesforce Service Cloud platform out of Denver. His insights into the current changes coming to the Customer Service industry are invaluable as Salesforce […]

Business Strategy in the Fortnite Era

In thinking about the concept of Business Strategy, I cannot help but draw certain parallels between it and the popular video game Fortnite. For those who may not be as familiar, Fortnite is a “cooperative shooter survival game” made for up to four players.  Be the Last Person Standing After taking a shotgun hit from […]

What Tool Should You Use For Your Data Migration?

This post is part two of an ongoing series about Data Migration. This guide can be used to implement solutions for salesforce.org data migrations, Apttus CPQ data migrations, as well as Salesforce CPQ data migrations. This will also give you some ideas about legacy data from other CRM or ERP systems. For part one of […]