Success with CRM: 4 Tips for User Adoption

Success with CRM: 4 Tips for User AdoptionIn the previous post of this series, we talked about why a comprehensive CRM training program is critical for success. Related to training, is user adoption. Low user-adoption rates are the root cause of more CRM project failures than any other factor. That’s not surprising, enterprise software has been notoriously hard-to-use. At the same time, the digital revolution has made the workforce very reliant on the apps and devices that power an always-connected lifestyle. No one wants to spend their free time basking in the conveniences of modern technology and then step back in time when forced to use archaic software at work. Read more »

3 Training Tips to Maximize Your Sugar Deployment

3 Training Tips to Maximize Your Sugar DeploymentIt’s an enormous process to enter into an agreement with a new CRM software vendor. By the time you make that “final” decision it can feel as though you’ve been engaged with your new vendor for ages. But signing contracts and deploying a CRM is just the start of the journey. The important work begins with getting the most out of this important investment.

So, where do you start? Getting return on investment from CRM isn’t as easy as just flipping the switch. To help, we are launching a new blog series that addresses the primary hurdles we hear from customers as they embark on getting the most out of that shiny, new CRM system. Read more »

Knowledge Management As Easy As ABC [SugarCRM Ebook]

Knowledge Management As Easy As ABC [SugarCRM Ebook]Any company is likely to face a number of problems when a new employee joins a team or when the common order of work changes. Both situations require effective knowledge sharing so as to ensure that best corporate practices, accumulated during the operation of the company, are not lost and can be applied in the daily work.

Needless to say, the complexity of knowledge management increases with that of the company structure. What makes matters worse, employees often do not know in advance the right order and number of activities to be performed. Due to constant shortage of time, the matter becomes even more topical. Read more »