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Are Manufacturing Sales Automation Tools Killing Industrial Sales Jobs?

Posted by Charing Kam on Wednesday March 28, 2018

As Industry 4.0 solutions have taken over the market, employees of manufacturing companies have started getting anxious about job security. The number of articles that proclaim ‘Robots/Automation will destroy our jobs!’, boosted by publishers such as The Guardian, BBC, and Wired, number in the millions (2 million results on Google and counting!).

While it is true that innovation will bring many changes to the work landscape and many roles will need to be up-skilled to stay relevant, it is also important to keep in mind that Industry 4.0 solutions will affect every role differently.

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Tags: Manufacturing Automation, B2B Sales Automation, Industry 4.0, Configuration and Calculation, ETO Engineer To Order, Smart Manufacturing, B2B Sales Challenges, Manufacturing Sales Platform

1708 Release: Configure Price Quote for MTO industries

Posted by Sabine Kempe on Wednesday October 11, 2017

 With the 1708 release, "Cloud CPQ Express" has become more robust and feature rich for manufacturing industries. We are dedicated in filling the gaps in features that are necessary for manufacturing and are not served by any other CPQ tool in the market. Additionally, we aim to deliver a system in which each feature is self-administrable from the system itself.

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Tags: CPQ Configure Price Quote, Cloud CPQ Express, Configuration and Calculation, Release News

10 Indicators Your Manufacturing Business Will Benefit From A Configure Price Quote (CPQ) Software? (Part 1)

Posted by Sabine Kempe on Thursday September 14, 2017

Businesses in manufacturing industries offering complex products or services to their customers often have 3 problems in common: 

  1. The sales process is lengthy
  2. The complexity of the products or solutions offered, extends to the sales process itself 
  3. Price calculations are difficult but require 100% accuracy due to slim margins
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Tags: CPQ Configure Price Quote, Configuration and Calculation, Manufacturing, MTO Make to Order, ETO Engineer To Order, Business Goals

Modelling In CPQ Made Easy With Excel

Posted by Paula Martinez on Friday June 23, 2017

By the words of Vincent Van Gogh: “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” In the manufacturing world, these series of small things translate into large BOMs (Bill of Materials) and the "bringing together" can be called complex configuration.

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Tags: CPQ Configure Price Quote, B2B Sales Automation, Cloud CPQ Express, Configuration and Calculation, Manufacturing, Smart Manufacturing, Business Goals

Manufacturing Software Terms : A Glossary Of All Terms You Need To Know

Posted by Celine Heng on Tuesday June 13, 2017

A for Automation, B for BOM, C for CPQ - Get your daily dose of ABCs.

With this glossary, we are bringing together relevant acronyms for manufacturing businesses and offer further guidance around these topics. We are aiming to help you build your vocabulary as we continuously update this list with the latest terms.

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Tags: Manufacturing Automation, Cloud Computing, CPQ Configure Price Quote, SAP ERP, Industry 4.0, Configuration and Calculation, Manufacturing, SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer, CRM, Smart Manufacturing

1608 Release of In Mind Cloud: Cloud CPQ Express available for mobile (screenshots and video)

Posted by Dhaval Bhardwaj on Wednesday November 09, 2016

In Mind Cloud is presenting Cloud CPQ Express for mobile beta! Our Configure Price Quote solution for SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer is now optimized for easy navigation and data interaction on a touchscreen like a tablet or iPad.

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Tags: CPQ Configure Price Quote, SAP ERP, Cloud CPQ Express, Configuration and Calculation, Release News, SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer

FAQs about our Cloud CPQ Express Add-On for SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer

Posted by Sabine Kempe on Friday August 26, 2016

Our Cloud CPQ Express is an efficient Configure-Price-Quote solution, bridging SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer (C4C) and SAP ERP, with deep integration into both.

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Tags: CPQ Configure Price Quote, FAQs, SAP ERP, Cloud CPQ Express, Configuration and Calculation

Why We Developed Another CPQ Add-On for SAP Cloud for Customer

Posted by Dhaval Bhardwaj on Sunday December 06, 2015

Over the past few months we at In Mind Cloud have received many queries on how our Cloud CPQ Express solution is specialized for Discrete Manufacturing industries. Customers want to know how it provides CPQ (Configure, Price, and Quote) functionality in SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer (C4C) and how well our solution is integrated.

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Tags: CPQ Configure Price Quote, FAQs, SAP ERP, Cloud CPQ Express, Configuration and Calculation, SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer

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