Resources by product: Tacton CPQ

Webinar: The Missing Link that kills your Order Quality

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Wondering how to leverage existing product data by integrating CPQ with PLM, ERP and PIM?

More and more enterprise organizations are implementing transformative technologies to profit from automated workflows and to increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

What sounds simple is, in practice, a complex procedure that needs experiences and engagement. Especially when you’re manufacturing highly customizable products.

It’s not only that disconnected systems lead to quoting errors, long sales cycles, and a poor experience for customers. There are other challenges that need to be addressed: Who is affected by data silos? Is everyone aware of the problem? Do you know how information should flow between people and systems?

In this webinar, CPQ experts Magnus Fasth and Patrik Skjelfoss, both from cpq.se, will explain:

What is important when connecting CPQ with PLM, ERP and PIM.
How to create a single view of data that enables you to connect your processes and systems in a meaningful way.

Webinar: B2B-Commerce for Manufacturers – Reach the Unreachable

Sell ​​industrial goods online? No problem as long as spare parts and consumables are the only products involved. But e-commerce for customer-specific, tailor-made products, that’s a different story. For a long time manufacturers have struggled to provide an easy and streamlined online selling process.

Today, customers also expect a shopping experience that is not fundamentally different from what they are used to privately in the B2C sector. Therefore, it is high time to update outdated sales models to the latest digital standards!

Find out in the webinar how you can sell highly configurable products in a customer-friendly and efficient manner online and how you can convince and win over self-service-oriented B2B buyers.

eBook: Customer Self-Service Portals for Manufacturing

Creating customer self-service portals for manufacturing is the first step to a seamless end-to-end customer journey

Manufacturing is rapidly changing, customers want B2C like experiences when they are purchasing highly configurable manufacturing products.

But doing that has never been a simple task, with self-service portals for manufacturers powered by Configure, Price, Quote solutions it can become a fast, exciting way to sell.

Learn how CPQ, visualization and customer self-service portals for manufacturers enable customers to configure their products from anywhere, and with 100% accuracy.

What’s in the eBook?

  • How to optimize customer self-service portals with CPQ
  • Using visualization embedded in the portal to create a wow factor for customers
  • Visual analytics, configuration, guided selling, price optimization and more!

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eBook: Product Configuration Analytics

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The plugin for business value enhancement in product configuration analytics

Our Partner BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. They recently put together a comprehensive eBook on Product Configuration analytics.

Data-driven solutions have taken many business processes onto the next digital level. Big data analytics enables predictions into the near future and serves as a central strategy lever. However, looking at product sales processes and product management, companies do not recognize the power hidden in their data.

Especially in product configuration-based scenarios, only 25 percent of enterprises use their data for advanced analysis. Despite the increasing overall importance of product configuration, companies miss out on high potentials to innovate their processes using advanced data insight technologies.

What’s in the product configuration analytics eBook?

  • The importance of data-driven decisions when using product configuration
  • Creating business innovations by analyzing existing product configuration data and placing data at the core of business decisions.
  • Visual analytics, configuration AI, price optimization and more!

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eBook: Fitting CPQ into Your System Architecture

Fitting CPQ into Your System Architecture

Fitting CPQ into Your System Architecture is the first step to a truly digital manufacturing operation

Creating a harmonious landscape is easier said than done. Without proper thought about how the pieces fit together adopting CPQ tools can become a fools’ errand. That’s why defining how each piece of the landscape puzzle will fit together can give answers to use which product and when. When implemented in your tech stack, CPQ provides the single source of data truth for the entire organization to operate on, regardless of the system they use.

While CPQ is the foundational component for manufacturers to sell configurable products, it’s the integrations into the front and back-office systems that truly enable operational efficiency and a seamless customer experience. Fitting CPQ into your system architecture can reduce operational inefficiencies.

What’s in the eBook?

  • Learn how manufacturers are utilizing CPQ to connect with CRM, ERP, CAD, and even eCommerce solutions for a fully integrated customer experience.
  • Sub-workflow solutioning with CPQ
  • Integrations with Salesforce, Dynamics, SAP VC, and more

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The Pandemic Pivot and the Acceleration of Digital Manufacturing

The acceleration of digital manufacturing is here to stay

The COVID-19 crisis has exposed the cracks in the foundation of every industry. It has accelerated shifts, especially in the manufacturing sector. A shift to digital manufacturing was happening slowly for
manufacturers, but now has accelerated as companies try to capitalize on scarce demand from customers with fewer resources.

What’s in the eBook?

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eBook: The Modern Manufacturing CMO

The modern manufacturing CMO and a factory floor

As a marketing professional in any industry, you must always think about delivering highly personalized customer experience. This has been a struggle, especially for today’s modern manufacturing CMO.

As a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) or marketing leader within an organization, you have the responsibility to represent the customer’s voice. As a modern CMO, you must use your power as the customer’s voice to evolve the role to align the organization around customer-centricity. Kickstarting a digital transformation starts with marketing and the time to start is now.

Utilizing Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ software) doesn’t seem like a starting point for marketing, but with highly-customizable products, your marketing department must create a buying journey that prospects will remember.

Learn more in our guide to CPQ!

What’s in the Modern Manufacturing CMO eBook?

  • How CPQ integrated directly into your web experience can enable customers to configure, price and quote without any need for sales
  • How using stunning visualizations can let you showcase highly-customizable manufacturing products fast and accurately
  • How CPQ self-service can quickly make your customer’s product configuration experts
  • How delivering a customer experience from the front office to the back office will keep sales moving fast

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Go Beyond Quote-to-Cash with Tacton

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Manufacturers have long struggled with inefficient processes and poor customer service. Many have found that using a quote to cash solution has enabled them to move faster, sell better and become more customer-centric.

But the competition is quickly catching up to these solutions. That’s why many have began looking for solutions that go beyond quote to cash. Such as Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) by Tacton.

In addition to CPQ, your teams can enable cutting-edge Visual Configuration, integrations, analytics, and omnichannel experience for your customers.

Learn more in our guide to CPQ!

What’s in the Go Beyond Quote to Cash eBook?

  • Learn how CPQ can help manufacturers give an optimal solution every time while also enabling customers to work on their own time.
  • How using stunning visualizations can let you showcase highly-customizable manufacturing products fast and accurately
  • How Tacton is helping customers like Siemens and Swisslog define the future of manufacturing.

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The CPQ Guide for Industrial Equipment Manufacturing

Industrial manufacturing can encompass a wide array of products, from robotics to material processing. Many of these manufacturers have struggled with slow quoting, product misconfiguration and much more that cost time and money. Searching for new solutions can lead to a digital transformation and a distinct competitive advantage.

Tacton Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) software can make all the difference in streamlining internal processes while enabling an omnichannel customer experience

In addition to CPQ, your teams can enable cutting edge Visual Configuration that show products in real-time in their actual environment.

What’s in the CPQ Guide for Industrial Manufacturing?

  • Learn how CPQ can help manufacturers use guided selling to make their newest sales team members sell faster than ever.
  • Discover how CPQ enables the optimal product solution, the first time, every time.
  • Use Visual Configuration to cut down on costly mistakes and misconfigurations.
  • And much more!

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The CPQ Guide for Fluid Control System Manufacturers

Streamlining the selling process of dosing, mixing, filtering, controlling, setting or regulating equipment is what many Fluid and Gas control system manufacturers are trying to do to keep up with new buyer expectations. Many have searched for new solutions that enable fast quoting, manufacturing and selling.

Tacton Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) software can make all the difference in streamlining internal processes while enabling an omnichannel customer experience

In addition to CPQ, your teams can enable cutting edge Visual Configuration that show products in real-time in their actual environment.

What’s in the CPQ Guide for Fluid Control Systems?

  • Learn how CPQ can help manufacturers use guided selling to make their newest sales team members sell faster than ever.
  • Discover how CPQ enables the optimal product solution, the first time, every time.
  • Use Visual Configuration to cut down on costly mistakes and misconfigurations.
  • And much more!

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