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Apttus and LTI deliver emergency management solution

Apttus and Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) have launched a joint solution aimed at emergency response teams. The solution is designed to accelerate the team planning, preparedness and response to disasters. The number and cost of natural disasters continues to rise year on year as do the costs. According to Kirk Krappe, CEO at Apttus:…

Apttus unveil third leg of IBM plan

In a somewhat belated announcement Apttus has revealed that IBM ventures was one of the unlisted investors in its Series E funding in September. Enterprise Times spoke to Raj Verma, COO Apttus about the news. He did not reveal the level of investment that IBM made last year. However He commented: “We have a three…

Business Leader Interview Kirk Krappe, CEO Apttus

Kirk Krappe is CEO of Apttus, a company he co-founded in 2006. Apttus describes itself as the category-defining Quote-to-Cash software company that drives the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue. Prior to Apttus, Krappe worked at BEA Systems, Nextance and Corio. He has an MBA from…

Too many changes at Apttus?

Apttus has announced more senior leadership appointments as the year closes. As part of their global expansion it has made three appointments in India. It also announced two C Suite changes with Rajnish (Raj) Verma appointed COO and Ben Allen promoted to CMO (Chief Marketing Officer). Verma joined the company in October as Chief Strategy…

The drive to race to adopt Artificial Intelligence is on

Apttus has released a new white paper that looks at the rise of artificial intelligence in business. The white paper included a survey of 490 business executives and thought leaders. It was carried out by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. Entitled: “Artificial Intelligence for boosting revenue generation in the B2B enterprise” (registration required) it could…

Can Apttus AAI reduce your legal costs?

Apttus has announced that it has released Apttus Contract Management with Applied Artificial Intelligence (AAI). According to Apttus the new solution is part of their top edition and is available as an add-on to other editions. The solution uses Microsoft Azure’s applied AI and machine learning capabilities to deliver several benefits to customers. These include reductions…

Apttus puts off IPO again and raises funds

Apttus has just raised another $55 million in a series E funding round. This comes as a slight surprise as Apttus had been powering towards an IPO as a means to raise additional funds. Preparing for an IPO that hasn’t come Kirk Krappe originally indicated that Apttus would IPO in the first half of 2017,…

Bringing the power of behavioural analytics to your sales team

Apttus has announced the general availability of its Incentives Compensation Management solution (ICM). The solution provides a comprehensive portfolio for companies to manage their strategic sales programs. The deliverables include commissions, bonuses, SPIFFs and contests for both direct selling teams and its channel initiatives. There are three main foci for the product: Incentives, rebate management…

Is there a better time to start a Salesforce consultancy?

Following a Salesforce announcement yesterday this could be the best time to start a Salesforce consultancy. The company announced a $50 million SI trailblazer fund from Salesforce Ventures. It is specifically aimed at accelerating the growth of cloud consulting firms. Salesforce also announced the SI Trailblazer Alliance Initiative. In the same way that Salesforce trailhead…