Poor Salesforce Data? 5 Ways AI Can Help

At Cien we speak to sales leaders every day, and most tell us how frustrated they are with the quality of their data in Salesforce. After all, decisions are only as good as the data on which they’re made. Sure, even when they think they do, no company I know has absolutely perfect CRM data. […]

Sales Tips: 3 Sales Productivity Traps to Avoid

While selling has never been easy, it hasn’t become harder either. Selling has become a more refined process where efficiency is key. Increasing sales productivity requires operational awareness of the quality of leads generated from marketing as well as the productivity of individual salespeople. With artificial intelligence (AI), your business can understand the deeper dynamics […]

Using Data to Improve Sales Performance

Improving sales productivity is the ultimate medicine for your business. – Rob Käll, CEO and co-founder of Cien Cien’s CEO and co-founder, Rob Käll talks with Mike Conner and Mike Simmons hosts of the Catalyst Sales Podcast with Mike and Mike. This podcast helps audiences learn what works in sales, how to improve your skills and increase your […]

Accelerate Sales Improvement By Shrinking Big Data

A colleague once told me that technology without process will just speed up the mess. Forecasts in CRM systems are generated with a few keystrokes but are likely to be as inaccurate as the spreadsheets used years ago when sales managers did “seat of the pants” forecasts, mostly by paring down over-optimistic seller projections. Selling […]

Introducing the Cien Value Chain

New Approach to AI Helps B2B Teams Address Sales Productivity Traps Miami, FL & Barcelona, Spain, November 15th, 2017 Cien, the artificial intelligence company that helps sales teams improve their productivity, announces the general availability of the Cien Value Chain and the accompanying publication of its Guide to Solving Sales Productivity Traps. The Cien Value […]

Sales Experts: How AI Helps Measure What Matters

More than forecasting, automation, or performance, the big opportunity for AI in sales is in addressing productivity. In this session, learn how sales leaders can move beyond reliance on CRM data and KPI’s to measure sales progress. You’ll find out how other intangible factors that affect sales results such as team mood, product knowledge, work […]

Transform Your Teams’ Sales Effectiveness

Whether you’re a numbers person or not, advances in technology and data management are continuously creating new opportunities for improving an organization’s sales effectiveness. To understand how sales managers can improve their teams’ sales productivity, we spoke with Mike Kunkle, founder of Transforming Sales Results. Mike is an internationally recognized sales force transformation expert with […]