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Transform to a Profitable Subscription Business Model

Customer demands are changing, pressuring companies to transform their models or risk being irrelevant. TSIA’s John Ragsdale and ServiceSource’s Chad Lyne discuss how to succeed with new subscription business models.
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Where has all the product revenue gone?

The digital age has created the “Knowledge Economy” that was predicted by analysts in the 60’s. We have more information than ever before. Data abounds—there for us to interpret and turn into actionable information to overcome disruptions and drive business innovation. And the company’s that have mastered this art are thriving.
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There’s Something Missing in Your Customer Success Job Description

A great customer experience is essential to profitability and growth for every business these days. Executives need to understand how build and staff a customer success team to protect and grow revenue streams.
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Microsoft World Partner Conference – Connecting People

Connecting is a basic human need. In much the same way we need food and water to live, growing research shows we are hardwired with the need to connect with others. Since companies are made up of people, connecting with people.
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Growing Channel Partner Revenue: Part 2 – Data Transformation in the Cloud

As I heard from the various presenters at the recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), solely embracing cloud technology is not enough to stay ahead of digital disruption. The cloud has provided us with a goldmine — customer usage and behavioral data.
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Healthcare Cloud Business Models: Creating Customer Value

The Healthcare and Life Sciences (HCLS) industry has resisted the aptly named, “Age of the Customer” and digital transformation for too long. With new entrants transforming the industry, resistance is now futile.

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Channel Partner Management Strategies

Growing Channel Partner Revenue: Part 1 – Policies and Processes

Recurring revenue business models have changed the game for channel management strategies. Thinking differently about how your partners enable, engage and extend customer relationships is the key to growing channel partner revenue in the subscription economy.
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Customer Expansion Revenue Strategies: Expert Cross-sell and Upsell Tips

Insights and tips on how to cross-sell and upsell using customer revenue growth strategies from a panel of customer success experts.
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Customer Retention – What’s Innovation got to do with it?

Variations of the phrase "innovate or die" have been around for centuries, although Jack V. Matson's book was one of the first to delve into a philosophy around failing fast. And yet, we continue to see businesses fail because their management failed to anticipate their customer’s future desires.
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Digital Darwinism: Business Adaptation Strategies for Enterprise Customer Success

At Gainsight Pulse 2016 Christopher Carrington presented the five adaptive strategies enterprises need for customer success in this age of Digital Darwinism.
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