December 18 by Robert Gonzales
Apttus, the category-defining Quote-to-Cash solution provider, has been named a silver winner of Enterprise Product of the Year in the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.
Apttus’ Deal Maximizer uses system-driven intelligence to facilitate the selling process. Deal Maximizer incents sales teams to offer the optimum deal for the company by fast-tracking the deals that meet the targeted mix of products, services, discounts and commitments. Company objectives such as margin preservation, standards compliance, streamlined approvals, product and price variations by region, customer type or other target criteria can be modeled and managed with Deal Maximizer. The application facilitates the alignment of sales effectiveness objectives of both finance and sales teams. Apttus’ Deal Maximizer can be used with Apttus’ Quote-to-Cash solutions, or any existing configure-price-quote (CPQ) solution.
The third annual Best in Biz Awards program, focusing on companies based or operating in North America, was the most competitive in its history, with the highest number of awards submissions to date and the most distinguished judging panel yet assembled. More than 500 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.
Best in Biz Awards 2013 honors were presented in more than 50 categories, including Company of the Year, Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Best Place to Work, Technology Department of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Product of the Year, Best New Product of the Year, PR Campaign of the Year and Website of the Year.
“Apttus’ Deal Maximizer has demonstrated tremendous success for our customers in achievement of their strategic sales goals such as deal profitability and customer retention,” said Kirk Krappe, CEO of Apttus. “We’re honored that Apttus’ innovation and success in quote-to-cash business process applications has been recognized by such a well-respected panel of judges.”
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2013 were determined by an independent panel of 50 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as Accounting Today, Arizona Daily Star, Atlanta Tribune, Bloomberg Businessweek, Cascade Business News, Chicago Tribune, Chip Design Magazine, Computerworld, Crain’s New York Business, CRN, Dallas Morning News, Dayton Business Journal, Detroit Free Press, ECT News Network, Entrepreneur, eWeek Channel Insider, Executive Travel Magazine, Fast Company, Financial Times, Fortune, Hartford Business Journal, Hartford Courant, Inc. Magazine, King Features Syndicate, Lab Reviews, Law Technology News, Miami Herald, Memphis Business Journal, Network World, NorthBay Biz, Orange County Register, PC Magazine, Phoenix Business Journal, Pittsburgh Business Times, Prairie Business Magazine, Quad-City Times, Reuters, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Savannah Morning News, Small Business Digest, South Florida Business Journal, Tech.Blorge, Tech-Gaming, Times (Munster, Indiana), Upstart Business Journal and USA Today.
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2013, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2013-winners-product/.
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- Learn about Quote-to-Cash automation: http://info.apttus.com/Quote-to-Cash-Video-Request.html
- Get a Deal Maximizer overview: http://www.apttus.com/solutions/configure-price-quote/deal-maximization/
- Become a fan of Apttus: http://facebook.com/ApttusCorporation
- Follow Apttus on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Apttus
- Hear from Apttus customers: http://www.apttus.com/customers/overview/
Apttus delivers Quote-to-Cash, category-defining software that drives the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue. Apttus is delivered on the Salesforce1 Platform, the world’s most trusted and comprehensive cloud delivery infrastructure. Applications include Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ), Proposal Management, Renewals, Contract Management and Revenue Management. Additionally, Apttus’ patent pending X-Author technology enables Microsoft Office to be a user-interface with full interaction and control between Salesforce and Microsoft Office. Apttus is based in San Mateo, California, with additional offices in London, UK and Ahmedabad, India. For more information visit: apttus.com.
About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs annually: North America, EMEA, and International. Entries are currently being accepted in the third annual Best in Biz Awards 2013 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) program, until the final entry deadline on January 24, 2014. Any organization from any industry operating in EMEA may enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the EMEA program, please visit: http://emea.bestinbizawards.com.
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