By: Paulina Tellebo
January 05 2017

Happy New Year 2017!

We hope you’ve all had a wonderful time during the holidays, and we wish you all the best for the new year! We’re very excited about 2017, but before we get to business we want to take time to reflect on the past year and what 2016 brought. Here are some highlights.

 

Announcing new leadership

In May, we announced a change in management and Fréderic Laziou was appointed new Chief Executive Officer for Tacton Systems. Former CEO Christer Wallberg joined Tacton’s Board of Directors as Executive Vice Chairman. Find the press release here.

If you want to know more, have a look at the management team here and board of directors here.

 

Tacton Extension for Salesforce CPQ

In October, we announced a partnership with Salesforce and launched Tacton Extension for Salesforce CPQ. With Tacton’s app, users can access all CPQ features within Salesforce Lightning, and from there experience a whole new level of connectivity. This will enable manufacturers to engage with customers, partners and employees in completely new ways, and provide an important competitive advantage.

Read the press release here and read all about the solution here.

 

Expanding our visualization capabilities

In November, we announced the acquisition of Lumo Graphics, a leader in the field of visualization. With joined forces, Tacton will be able to enhance its visualization capabilities within CPQ, along with expanding Lumo’s current product offerings. Looking forward, we are very excited about having added value to the Tacton team. The future looks bright (and great, thanks to Lumo Graphics’ great team)!

Read the press release here.

 

Availability on iOS devices

In December, we were happy to present two new Tacton CPQ apps, available on all iOS devices. This addition offers all things CPQ at the user’s fingertips. Using the Tacton configurator, Tacton CPQ for iOS devices is the perfect addition to the product family, adding an extra level of speed, ease and connectivity.

Read the press release here and learn more about the new Tacton CPQ apps here.

 

Great blog posts

During 2016, we published a lot of posts on the Tacton blog, and we’ve collected the five most read ones below. If you haven’t read them already, have a look and make sure you don’t miss out on great reading!

  1. The Einstein Riddle - Solve this logic puzzle and prove you’re a genius

  2. Engineers vs. Sales People – Enable your teams to go from foes to friends

  3. Unexpected Benefits of Implementing a CPQ Solution

  4. The Holy Grail of Standardization

  5. The New Industry Standards

 

That’s it. Thank you 2016, welcome 2017. We look forward to the new year and everything it may bring. We hope you’ll join us.

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