Welcome to the latest issue of On the EDGE!
We have just returned from a terrific TUG 2011 U2U conference. For those that joined us, so glad you did. And to those who couldn't make it this year, we hope you can join us next year.
Whether you made it to TUG or not, the below articles
should help you earn a leg up on the competition over the next few months. Check out How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Unthinkable, as you are certainly now rethinking your back up plans. In recent weeks, Modern Distribution Management has posted two website centric articles to help distributors boost their website's ROI. And finally, The Customer Collective's Matt Heinz suggests a few tips for preparing for the sales pitch.
Give us a call if there is anything we can do to help you achieve your goals!
The DE Team
|Infor Revolutionizes the Enterprise User Experience with New Consumer Grade Interface|
Infor recently announced Infor Workspace, a new consumer grade user interface designed to revolutionize the experience of doing business using enterprise applications. Built on Microsoft SharePoint and significant R&D investment, Infor Workspace delivers the next generation user experience by blending a common user interface, in-context collaboration and business intelligence. The role-based user experience allows users to access business functions with proactive, real-time decision making using a common look-and-feel. Take a look at the Infor Workspace prototype!
Read complete press release.
|How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Unthinkable|
|In light of the recent tragedy in Japan, we are all reminded to double check our disaster recovery plans. Read this Harvard Business Review article to learn how to best prep your supply chain for the unthinkable.
Read complete article.
|Double the Fun: 2 Articles on How to Maximize Your Website's ROI|
|Modern Distribution Management recently posted two valuable articles about boosting website performance, specifically in the distribution industry. Tip: Don't Write Off the Web as a Valuable Marketing Tool encourages you to view your site as your marketing hub, and How to Triple Your Online Sales Leads speaks for itself.
Read Tip: Don't Write Off the Web...
Read How to Triple Your Online Sales Leads
|How to Prepare for Your Next Sales Call|
|The Customer Collective's Matt Heinz Says successful selling has as much to do with preparation as it does with your natural skills in reacting to the situation unfolding before you. Learn Matt's tips to prepare for the sales pitch.|
Read complete article.
|Upcoming Events |
Webinar: What if your assets could talk? Get the most from your plant assets
Attend one of the four upcoming live demo webinars, all planned for 2-3 pm est. Click the date for which you would like to register:
Tues, April 19: Get the Most from Your Plant Assets
Tues, April 26: What If Your Assets Could Talk?
Tues, May 17: Get the Most from Your Plant Assets
Tues, May 24: What If Your Assets Could Talk?
Summit: NAED National Electrical Leadership Summit
April 30-May 3
San Diego, CA
Discussion at the NAED Summit: TED Economic Forecast
"What Can Distributors Expect in 2011?"