BigMachines differentiates itself in the quote-to-order (Q2O) sphere due to its solutions’ lean end-to-end, inquiry-to-order focus. Although there are other vendors offering Q2O as a service, BigMachines product is arguably more flexible, as high tech manufacturers may be noting.
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). According to AMR research , while sales configuration remains a component of the suite, the company targets companies looking for the broader B2B e-commerce capabilities the suite offers, such as catalog management, guided selling, pricing, partner relationship management (PRM), warehouse management, spare parts optimization, and trade funds management. Along similar lines, Sterling Commerce (which recently acquired Comergent ) has meanwhile combined its configurator and PRM capabilities with other