“I am truly happy to announce that Apparound has been recognized as a Niche Player in 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites” affirms Gianluca Cagiano, CEO & Founder of the company. “Our highly dynamic solution has proved to be one of the most chosen by companies that are faced with a business digitalization journey thanks to its ease of use, rapid implementation and perfect integration with other company systems.”
In an economic landscape that is demanding a restart after two years of Covid-19 pandemic, companies have denoted an increasing necessity of automating and optimizing offers and quotes creation. In order to meet customer needs it was deemed necessary to review priorities and business models and change the approach to sales by adopting new technological solutions.
Apparound’s CPQ does not reinvent the process: instead, it modifies its peculiarities and the type of approach by allowing remote selling and pursuing a complex digitalization and innovation process, that can facilitate sales force’s activities and improve customer engagement.
As stated hereafter: “Configure, price and quote application suites enable sales organizations to automate and optimize the creation of quotes and capture of orders.” Furthermore, according to Gartner, “core capabilities include:
- Support for the digital commerce channel via prebuilt UIs, integrations and/or APIs.
- Support for sales users, including integration with Salesforce automation solutions.
- Searching for and selecting products and services to sell.
- Selection of product options and features.
- Automatic pricing of the chosen products and services.
- Negotiation of terms and proposal generation.
- Extensibility framework that enables a company to set up the application for its processes, products and services.”
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