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10 Reasons You Need to Join the SaaS Revolution

February 13th, 2020 (Updated 03/23/2021)

Tolu Oke
Content Marketer at Pricefx

Learn the Real Cost of Being Left Behind in the SaaS Revolution. Why is everyone talking about SaaS (software as a service) anyway? What benefits can a cloud-based system offer that an on-premise one can’t? What about the ongoing cost? And lack of overall control? Isn’t data at risk in the cloud? Doesn’t slow and steady always win the race?   Why would I want to totally disrupt business to move all data, systems, and processes to the cloud? What’s wrong with the way things are now? Here’s some of the positives that you will definitely relish.   No More Paying Through the Teeth   On-premise solutions require massive and potentially cost-prohibitive upfront investment (servers, hardware,...

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Fast

6 Reasons Why the Cloud is the Future of Pricing Software  

February 13th, 2020 (Updated 04/08/2021)

Tolu Oke
Content Marketer at Pricefx

Is Cloud the Future of Pricing Software? Yes, Here Are 6 Reasons Why. By next year, 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud. Its growth since its inception has been staggering. It has worked its way into every corner of our personal and professional lives, and, as such, cannot be ignored by businesses in any industry or of any size.   The term ‘cloud’ was coined just 13 years ago, and yet “…we can expect cloud computing to quickly evolve, and become so ubiquitous, that the concepts we label as ‘cloud’ will simply be known as ‘computing’.”    Companies must wake up to the powerful...

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Fast

What’s the Difference: Excel vs. Cloud vs. On-Premise Pricing Software?

February 13th, 2020 (Updated 03/23/2021)

Duncan Hendy

A Pricing Software Comparison:  Excel vs. Pre-Internet vs. Cloud    Are fancy pricing solutions worth the hassle and price tag? Does cloud computing really translate into business success metrics and are they relevant for all organizations? What about security risks? Life’s good in Excel, why change that?   These questions have been around for a while, so let’s take a closer look at the Excel vs. Pre-Internet vs. Cloud software battleground and work out what’s best for your business.   Cost Efficiency:   Excel:   Compared to obtaining any pricing-specific software, Excel is cheap as chips! It’s the fastest to set up and everyone already knows how to use it....

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Fast

What’s the Difference: Excel vs. Cloud vs. On-Premise Pricing Software?

January 21st, 2021 (Updated 08/27/2021)

Duncan Hendy

A Pricing Software Comparison:  Excel vs. On-Premise  vs. Cloud    Are fancy pricing solutions worth the hassle and price tag? Does cloud computing really translate into business success metrics and are they relevant for all organizations? What about security risks? Life’s good in Excel, why change that?   These questions have been around for a while, so let’s take a closer look at the Excel vs. On-premise vs. Cloud software battleground and work out what’s best for your business.   Cost Efficiency:   Excel:   Compared to obtaining any pricing-specific software, Excel is cheap as chips! It’s the fastest to set up and everyone already knows how to...

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Manage

Bridging the Gap from Implementation to Compliance Within the Sales Team

October 1st, 2019 (Updated 03/23/2021)

Duncan Hendy

How Do You Improve CRM Use Compliance with Your Sales Team?  If sales are flat, your company may want to implement a solution to upgrade your team’s approach to gaining new customers or upselling current ones. Sometimes, there’s a gap that need not exist between available tools and a mindset.  The Gap  The main reason salespeople do not use CRM (customer relationship manager) software combined with pricing software is because they approach their jobs from a people angle, not an analytical or data angle. Salespeople are people-oriented, not data- or analysis-oriented. If a person prefers working with data, machines, or other more neutral things s/he is not going to enjoy sales. On the other...

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Could Pre-Internet (non-cloud) Pricing Software be Costing You Millions?

July 10th, 2019 (Updated 03/24/2021)

Duncan Hendy

Running pre-Internet pricing software is like watching money walk out the door. This is money you could be using to improve processes, hire more people, or buy new equipment. You have to ask yourself, “Why do I continue to ‘throw good money after bad’ by retaining my current software or by thinking of upgrading my present system when there is a better solution?” On-Premise Software Is Costing You By continuing to use on-premise pricing software, you are paying between $350,000 and $1 million for yearly maintenance contracts. Costs frequently run as high as $2 million when you add downtime and...

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