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SiriusDecisions' Executive Advisory Services are membership-driven and role-based. They are built to provide senior-level business-to-business executives with the sales and marketing operational insight required to improve topline performance. By combining thought leadership, benchmark data, analytic tools, best practices and access to a peer and analyst network, members quickly receive the critical insight they need to make decisions effectively.
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Below, please find a list of recently published research.
|Core Strategy Report|
Developing the Business Case-Concept
The business case−concept is a deliverable created by product teams during the discovery stage of the innovation and go-to-market cycle for potential new products, services or solutions. In this SiriusDecisions Core Strategy Report, we provide a template and guidelines that product teams can use to develop and present the business case−concept.
Measuring Certification's Impact on Partner Productivity
In this brief, we describe three types of partner certification and their impact on partner productivity.
Broker/Agent Onboarding: Key Components
In this brief, we examine key elements of a successful onboarding program that can identify, motivate and retain new agents and brokers.
B-to-B Campaigns and the Budget Alignment Process
In this brief, we describe how the campaign implementation and budgeting processes work in tandem.
Corporate Social Media Policy: Critical Components
In this brief, we introduce three critical components of a corporate social media governance policy.
The Demand Center: Service-Level Agreements with Field Marketing
In this brief, we outline a process for establishing service-level agreements (SLAs) between a demand center and field marketing.
Introducing the SiriusDecisions Launch Tier Model
In this brief, we introduce the SiriusDecisions Launch Tier Model, which encompasses four levels of product, solution and service introductions.
Measuring Partner Loyalty
In this brief, we provide a framework for tracking and measuring partner loyalty.
Demand Waterfall: When Multiple Views Are Better Than One
In this brief, we explain the benefits of creating multiple demand waterfall views, examples of these views and setup considerations for creating them.
Designing a Customer Marketing Pilot Program
In this brief, we describe three phases of a customer marketing pilot program that provides insight and faster time to impact.
Account-Based Marketing Pilots: A Framework
In this brief, we outline a three-phase operational process for designing and executing an effective account-based marketing pilot program.
Sales Asset Management: Gathering Requirements
In this brief, we outline key sales asset management requirements and share an approach for how to rank them.
Sales Asset Management: The Project Charter
In this brief, we discuss the benefits of a well-designed sales asset management charter and outline its essential elements.
Sales Performance: Using Comparative Measurements
In this brief, we describe internal and external comparisons that sales operations should apply to the performance of the sales organization.
Demand Creation: Understanding Contact Requirements
In this brief, we discuss how to estimate the number of active contacts needed to support marketing-led, outbound demand creation.
Account-Based Marketing: Four Strategy Options
In this brief, we describe four ABM strategy options and when they work best, and detail resource considerations for each.
Incentive Compensation: With Maturity Comes Change
In this brief, we examine how three organizational growth stages – high-growth, expansion and mature – affect sales compensation.
Brand Usage Guidelines: Sales and Service
In this brief, we outline a best practice brand style guide for use by direct sales and customer-facing service teams.
Marketing Directed Small-Net Fishing: Execution and Optimization
Targeted small-net fishing efforts by the teleprospecting organization can help b-to-b organizations achieve demand creation objectives that standard programs and tactics cannot. In this brief, we share how to execute and optimize marketing-directed small-net fishing programs.
Seven Methods for Understanding Customer and Buyer Needs
B-to-b product managers and portfolio marketers can take multiple approaches to deepen their understanding of the customers and buyers they serve; doing so enables these leaders to create more effective offerings, messages and tactics. In this brief, we describe recommended activities for understanding customer and buyer needs.