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HubSpot Broadens AI Reach With Kemvi Acquisition

Inbound marketing software provider HubSpot announced yesterday its intention to buy Kemvi, an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) startup best known for a product that helps sales reps deepen their relationships with prospective buyers. Kemvi’s proprietary algorithm, DeepGraph, is the focal point of the acquisition.

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Aviso Brings Artificial Intelligence to Sales Forecasting

Aviso extended the reach of its cloud-based predictive sales forecasting capabilities with the release of Aviso Sales Vision (ASV) platform, which enlists artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to give sales people the data they need to drive sales performance. The Menlo Park, Calif.

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SugarCRM Unveils ‘Hint’ Relationship Intelligence Service

Forget about the business-to business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) sales solutions some vendors try to pitch. "People by products from people, not businesses," SugarCRM co-founder and CMO Clint Oram told CMSWire. "It is about i2i (individual to individual)," he said.

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The Whole Analytics Perspective on Amazon’s Whole Foods Buy

The Whole Analytics Perspective on Amazon's Whole Foods Buy

Disruption — of industries, delivery channels and long-entrenched ways of doing business — has become such a familiar buzzword on the digital landscape these days that using it barely raises eyebrows anymore, much less makes any jaws drop. But last week’s $13.

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Sales Ops Transforms to a Driver of Strategic Business Decisions

Sales Ops Transforms to a Driver of Strategic Business Decisions

Salespeople get the kudos, earn the bonuses and get their names on the leader boards. The deals salespeople are credited with closing determine their career trajectories. Behind the curtain is the salesperson’s sales ops team. Without this team, the salesperson’s path to success would be impossibly rocky.

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Cautionary Data Analytics Lessons from the Battle of Britain

Cautionary Data Analytics Lessons from the Battle of Britain

We now have vast quantities of sales-related data at our disposal. If you use automated systems for compensation management, quoting and configuration, territory and quota, marketing and any other sales or marketing task, all of the related intelligence is at your fingertips.  But having it is not enough.

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