Smart Commerce Cheat Sheet

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Monday - February 24, 2020

The Smart Commerce Cheat Sheet

You remember those cheat sheets your teachers in high school and college would let you make for tests? The ones where you’d jam as many notes on the back as you possibly could. In the real-world, the anxiety of tests is replaced with trying to make work as easy as possible. Manufacturing isn’t an exception, with so many different […]
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CPQ implementation

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Monday - February 17, 2020

3 Tips for a Successful CPQ Implementation

It’s time, you’ve finally convinced the higher-ups in your company to make your work and life a little easier by purchasing a Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) solution. That was the seemingly difficult part, but without proper planning and thought your CPQ implementation can experience early growing pains or fail completely. To avoid this and keep the ball rolling on digitally transforming your […]
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Friday - February 07, 2020

Tacton Named a Visionary in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites

“In 2018, the CPQ market grew by 12.4% to an estimated $1.2 billion.” (Gartner)…. This is why we couldn’t be more excited to be named a “Visionary” for completeness of vision and ability to execute in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price, and Quote Application Suites. What is the Gartner Magic Quadrant? The Gartner Magic Quadrant […]
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Product Variability

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Founder, Board Member Monday - February 03, 2020

[Tech with Tacton] Stay Flexible with Product Variability

CPQ navigation must be flexible As you read in Part 1, product variability can become a nightmare without the right solutions. CPQ is one of the solutions that can transform your business. Most CPQ systems merely encode a procedure for generating a quote as quickly as possible. For simple high-volume products, that might be […]
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Product Variability

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Founder, Board Member Monday - January 27, 2020

[Tech with Tacton] Navigating Manufacturing Product Variability

Tech with Tacton is a series that takes a deep dive into the technical topics that impact the manufacturing industry. In B2B manufacturing, where the buyer of the equipment is an organization, the variation in customer needs is often large, and the order volumes are relatively low. This makes efficient mass production of predefined […]
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