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Top 5 Incentive Compensation Management Challenges and Solutions

Whether you’re evaluating a new Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) system, making changes to an existing system, or preparing for a new implementation, there will be challenges along the way. To help with your next project, we’ve identified five common challenges and recommended solutions.
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How Xactly's Prior Payment Processing (PPP) Improves Payroll

The payment period is over. Your incentive compensation management solution locked the payment amounts in the previous months. But a change is required for a sales rep’s quota, order amount, compensation amount, or other variable compensation value. How do you keep track of the changes, get everything done before the deadline—and...
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Get the most out of your IBM ICM system: preparing for new plans

Preparation is key to successfully rolling out new sales incentive plans. At launch, it’s essential that your sales force understands the plan, and that they spend their time selling the products and services you want them to be selling, not calculating their compensation.
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In Incentive Compensation Software Evaluation, Smart Planning Leads to Smart Selection

Every Incentive Compensation Management project kick-off typically includes a version of this guidance from the project sponsor:
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Agile Sales Teams Rely on Intangent for Sales Performance Management Services, Support and Consulting

Just as a builder’s tools require a skilled worker to craft a quality finished piece, your sales performance management solution requires expertise to deliver the ongoing performance you require.
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Machine Learning for Optimal Compensation Plans

Advanced predictive analytics is slowly making its way into the broader Sales Performance Management domain. More organisations are investing resources in machine learning techniques and how they can augment sales effectiveness.  This ranges from utilizing historical data for better forecasting, real time feedback to sales reps...
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