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Digital Transformation
Aqua Security signs sales leader to drive APAC expansion
Aqua Securityhas announced the appointment of sales veteran Robert D'Amico as area vice president for APJ to lead aggressive expansion across the region. 
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Apps
App and social media usage numbers soar in Australia
Social media and general app usage has soared in Australia, with new figures revealing 83% of Australians are now on some form of social media.
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Cloud
SugarCRM introduces playbook functionality thanks to AddOptify acquisition
“Sugar customers can now leverage proven playbook capabilities within the Sugar platform to streamline sales processes, improve marketing operations and optimise customer service execution."
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Augmented Reality
Pinterest widens reach in eCommerce sector with AR implementation
In a sign of things to come, Pinterest is widening its reach within the eCommerce sector by introducing new tools utilising augmented reality.
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Cloud
Shopify Plus partners with aCommerce in a first for Southeast Asia
End-to-end eCommerce platform provider aCommerce has become the first Shopify Plus partner in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.
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Attain
The rise of the CRO - an evolutionary step in business
As the business landscape fluctuates and COVID-19 continues to overturn usual routines, companies have had to readjust their focuses. 
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Partnership
PNY expands footprint in Australian market with Leader Comptuers partnership
"Leader is one of the largest component distributors in Australia and thus, we can and will leverage its strengths in each sales channel."
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B2B
Digitisation drives B2B sales organisations to rethink go-to-market strategies
"Transformative digital investments and technology give commercial leaders more capabilities than ever before to decisively adapt to today’s ever-evolving buying team dynamics and preferences.”
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Artificial Intelligence
AI-driven cybersecurity company Cybots A/NZ hires new direct sales channel manager
AI-driven cybersecurity company Cybots has announced the appointment of David Toniazzo as its new direct sales channel manager.
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Search engine optimisation
Online shopping: Mobile traffic soars but consumers still prefer to buy via desktop - Contentsquare report
Consumers may be turning to their mobiles to browse online stores, but desktop still rules the roost when it comes to making actual purchases.
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Customer experience
Sales professionals struggling to be relevant in a hybrid 'virtual' selling world
The rapid acceleration of hybrid work due to the COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound long-term impact on buyer and seller relationships, according to a new report. 
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Customer experience
Interview: Sitecore on the importance of digital touchpoints during the eCommerce revolution
2020 marked the dawn of a new decade, new disruption, and a monumental journey for commerce. Something changed for every business, everywhere, at the same time.
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Cloud
ActiveCampaign automates sales engagement into customer lifecycle
ActiveCampaign says businesses no longer need to use separate systems for marketing and sales.
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Similarweb
Breakfast bites - which is better for eCommerce - Black Friday or Boxing Day?
Which sales events should your business focus its marketing on? Join Similarweb for this morning session on 21 October and get a $20 Uber Eats voucher for breakfast!
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Sales
Seismic acquires Lessonly to build new sales and marketing platform - closes $170 million funding
Seismic has announced the acquirement of Lessonly, a training, coaching, and enablement solution.
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Sales
B2B firms in Hong Kong explore direct-to-consumer sales
According to new research from Adobe, B2B firms in Hong Kong are now looking into the consumer market.
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Collaboration
Allego launches digital 'rooms' to enhance online buying experience
Organisations need to think about more long-term approaches to online sales, particularly as they plan for the hybrid workplace.
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Contact Centre
LogMeIn has added new features to its contact centre platform to help retain customers
LogMeIn has announced a new contact centre outbound calling solution for GoToConnect, aimed at sales organisations and expanded inbound capabilities. 
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Cloud
Smartphone sales to reach 1.5 billion this year — Gartner
The rebound reflects the consequences faced by the industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, a year in which smartphone sales declined by 10.5%.
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Managed Services
Work harder, or work smarter? Why the IT channel needs a modern sales approach
The way the IT channel sells IT services is changing, and it’s time to take action through modern sales.
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Commerce Systems
How eCommerce platforms are helping online sellers thrive
2020 saw an impressive US$27,248 million in revenue made in Australia from eCommerce businesses alone.
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CRM
PROS named Challenger in Magic Quadrant for CPQ apps
The company has moved from Visionary in 2019, to Challenger in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites.
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Cloud
Commvault appoints ex-Oracle exec as new A/NZ sales leader
David Rajkovic heads to Commvault after three years as a sales leader for Oracle.
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Contact Centre
C9 Communications & MaxContact deploy contact centre solution for Thomas Direct
Thomas Direct previously had a 120-seat contact centre, however it found that its legacy technology wasn’t able to scale with the business.