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Enablement is a real problem. Why isn't it a real word?

Enablement is a real problem. Why isn’t it a real word?

Matt Lieberson
Written by Matt Lieberson May 3, 2019

Did you know that the word ‘enablement’ is not even recognized by Merriam-Webster, keepers of America’s most prominent dictionary? It’s true – search for enablement on the Merriam-Webster site, and you get this collection of lookalike words: And enablement remains sidelined, even while Merriam-Webster added 640 words to their dictionary just last week. More than 7,000 people…

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All Industries, Sales Enablement, Trending Topics
The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside (Q+A Interview, Part 1)

The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside (Q+A Interview, Part 1)

Jess Cody
Written by Jess Cody May 1, 2019

Interviews with sales enablement industry leaders, sharing best practices, strategies, and words of wisdom. For the first post in The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insight from the Inside series I interviewed Mark Siciliano, Vice President of Sales Productivity & Strategy at Demandbase. Mark has held a variety of positions at Oracle, Marketo, and now Demandbase. He…

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All Industries, Sales Enablement
5 Steps for Building a Business Case for Sales Enablement in Telecom

5 Steps for Building a Business Case for Sales Enablement in Telecom

Christina Wood
Written by Christina Wood April 30, 2019

Over the last decade, competition, margin pressures, and the way IT buyers research and invest in new services has fundamentally changed. In order to stay on top, telecom providers need to prioritize the following: Insight and value-oriented sales engagement Agile and collaborative sales and marketing alignment Engagement across the entire buying committee How can brands…

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Telecommunications, Sales Enablement
Why being a CMO is better than being a CEO

Why being a CMO is better than being a CEO

John Raguin
Written by John Raguin April 11, 2019

I always find it amusing when I read about the gloom-and-doom over the Chief Marketing Officer role being the “most precarious position in the C-suite.” The struggles behind how to attribute credit to marketing, high rates of turnover in the position, and difficulty creating proper expectations lead to the belief that being a CMO is a shaky ground to stand…

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Buyer Engagement, Buyer's Journey, Content Analytics
Mastering Excellence: The Art of Enablement in Consulting (Part 1)

Mastering Excellence: The Art of Enablement in Consulting (Part 1)

Christina Wood
Written by Christina Wood April 5, 2019

There’s not one equation to success in consulting. Teams and organizations can operate differently, and still be successful; however, as competition evolves, differentiation is paramount. How can you pull your consulting services apart? Seismic believes the answer is enablement. With that, we welcome you to Seismic’s blog series Mastering Excellence: The Art of Enablement in Consulting,…

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Consulting, Buyer Engagement, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Enablement
7 Sales Enablement Training Opportunities / Events You Won’t Want to Miss

7 Sales Enablement Training Opportunities / Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Jess Cody
Written by Jess Cody March 29, 2019

Sales enablement is a popular topic this year and rightfully so. Organizations that have implemented a sales enablement solution have seen a 350% increase in content usage, 275% boost in conversions and 65% more revenue generated by new reps. Sales enablement also solves major sales and marketing challenges around content creation, marketing and sales alignment,…

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Asset Management, Events, Sales Enablement
fee compression asset management

How Asset Managers Can Win the Fee Compression Fight

Alyssa Drury
Written by Alyssa Drury February 25, 2019

Around the world, institutional asset managers face significant headwinds from smaller, lower-cost firms. As a result, they’re being forced to make a difficult decision: reduce their fees or stand their ground, relying on their track record of performance to justify their cost. Of course, in an environment where active fund managers haven’t always been able…

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Asset Management, Sales Enablement, Trending Topics