Reviews

  • 1 September, 2011 - 16:32

    Founded in 1986, Vertical Solutions Incorporated (VSI) is the most established company in the contest.  The Cincinnati based company develops and implements CRM Contact Center and Field Service Management solutions.   In 2006 they...

  • 31 August, 2011 - 20:42

    While Nimble is only two years old, it seems like it’s been in the making for the past two decades.  The founder, Jon Ferrara, is one of the pioneers of the industry; he was one of the co-founders of Goldmine (contact management application...

  • 31 August, 2011 - 20:33

    Dovetail is one of those rare vendors that we did not know before CRM Idol, and now we cannot understand how they are not better known.  As it comes to their product, it is very well done.  They have a customer service solution (a mix...

  • 31 August, 2011 - 20:31

    Salestrkr is a product clearly built for their target market.  They focus on small and medium size engines whose customers are individuals or families and explain this by using travel agencies and financial advisors as examples of who would...

  • 30 August, 2011 - 22:45

    We are all familiar with the sales pipeline with prospects advancing from one stage of qualification to another up to the point when they make a purchase.  Recently the same kind of logic has been applied to the marketing funnel with the...

  • 29 August, 2011 - 17:59

    Headquartered in San Rafael, CA, MediaFunnel is a social media management systems geared towards fostering team collaboration to effectively interact with customers and prospects over social channels.  It was founded by serial entrepreneur...

  • 29 August, 2011 - 17:52

    Marketing encyclopedia, sales library, document management, document repository and content library are common names for solutions that allow the enterprise to collaborate and share all types of documents in order to help in a sales call, a...

  • 29 August, 2011 - 17:41

    Open Source is probably more of a movement, culture and outlook than it is a current market differentiator in the world of technology companies.  Most technology vendors, including the largest players, having seen the value of open source...

  • 29 August, 2011 - 17:34

    (NOTE: We need to provide context to AddressTwo’s situation: a CRM Idol contestant dropped out at the last minute and AddressTwo accepted their spot – with less than two weeks to prepare.  They did not get the same benefits and time as the...

  • 29 August, 2011 - 17:28

    Brick Street Software is probably best described as an enterprise-ready highly scalable messaging platform. That’s no surprise, given its leadership heritage.  It was founded in 2003 (though sat on the shelf until 2008) by a veteran industry...