Building on the gaps in the CRM?

CRM is the largest segment of Enterprise Software market, generating over 11% of total global software revenue. Salesforce’s AppExchange hosts over 3400 apps. Presuming one:one relationship to app developers and apps on the Salesforce marketplace, that is 3400 companies relying on Salesforce’s unavailability of a feature or building onto the CRM data to sell their […]

The North Star and the Business Metrics

When I published the last post, a business head at an early stage startup messaged to tell me he related to the problem firsthand. With that validation, this post is a natural extension to the last one. If you were a navigator surfing the oceans thousands of years ago, you would be guided by the […]

The Curious Case of Weekly Sales Meetings

It is Numero Systems’ weekly sales meeting and this is the drill: Liz, the Sales Head: “Andy! Let’s start with you. Walk us through what’s happening on your deals”. On his third deal, Andy:“Competitor offered them $50K. What should we do?” Liz: “Hmm. Let’s take this offline and discuss”. Two hours into the meeting there are more meetings spun out […]

Remote Sales for Just Covid or the Next Pandemic?

When the covid vaccine (if it does) finally hits the market, don’t be that school boy (literally me!) who forgets all his school textbooks after the exams and runs crazy to the playground without a worry in the world about the next level of classes! I am gonna focus on the aspect of remote selling […]