Advanced Manufacturing

Five Ways CPQ Can Help Power-Generation and Delivery Enterprises Move into the Future

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Energy and power-generation and distribution companies are facing challenges from renewable energy, de-centralized energy production and alternative energy sources such as solar, wind, geothermal and other technologies. Customer expectations within the industry are changing rapidly, as well. The success or failure of players in this segment will depend almost entirely on how they respond to […]

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CPQ-Managed Product Variation

CPQ-managed product variation

Enterprises can harness the power of complex product variants with a robust CPQ solution. Via CPQ, manufacturers can manage product variance to effectively tame the knowledge and documentation challenges. The complexity of these challenges increases almost exponentially with the proliferation of large product families that address diverse markets and multiple applications. Product variability provides increased […]

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CPQ Delivers Supply Chain Visibility

Cincom CPQ provides supply chain visibility to enterprises

An effective CPQ (configure-price-quote) implementation will almost certainly enhance supply chain visibility. Your organization creates more than products and revenue; it also creates data … lots of data. This data is created, used and stored by multiple functional units within your enterprise. It is probable that much of it resides in a variety of applications […]

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How CPQ Helps IT Departments Grow Revenue

How CPQ Helps IT Grow Revenue

How can IT leverage an enterprise CPQ (configure-price-quote) solution? Many years ago, enterprises began including a special department within their organizational structures for the express purpose of handling recorded data and information. The structure, definition and focus of these organizational units have evolved and changed to reflect changing management styles, technological developments and the essential […]

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CPQ Perspectives: The Manufacturers and Makers

CPQ Perspectives: Manufacturers and Makers

The third part of our CPQ Perspectives series will focus on the manufacturers and the makers—those folks who manufacture the products we buy and sell. While we have talked about CPQ for manufacturing companies many times, in this piece, we will talk about those folks who actually participate and manage the manufacturing process itself. What […]

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