Ra’anana, Israel, February 10, 2016 – NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced the release of a new version of its
Sales Performance Management (SPM) solution geared for large sales organizations with substantial transactions and complex incentive compensation management (ICM) needs. The solution covers the full breadth of sales organization needs, including incentive compensation, quota and territory management, coaching, analytics and gamification.
Highlights of the new NICE SPM solution include:
- Real-time performance capability: in-memory calculation capabilities allow sales organizations with thousands of payees and tens of millions of transactions to run calculations and issue compensation statements within hours rather than days.
- What-if commission calculator: allows sales reps to view expected commission instantly, based on real-time calculation of plans in the production system.
- Top-down and bottom-up territory and quota management: enable the validation of quotas and territories against large historic data sets, to rapidly assess the implication of changes.
- Next generation coaching: enables the implementation of a collaborative, guided coaching process to increase productivity and effectivity of sales reps.
NICE has also been recognized as a Challenger in Gartner’s newly released 2016 Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management Report1.
“We believe our broad SPM offering, sales operation automation, and high-performance calculation capabilities is proof our investment and strategy for SPM resonate with the market and our customers,” said Miki Midgal, President NICE Enterprise Product Group.
“The benefits of real-time performance go beyond scalability, as it is a key business enabler that improves operational efficiency, adds Avrami Tzur, NICE VP ICM LoB. “NICE SPM enables compensation administrators to perform better planning, sales reps to be more motivated, and sales executives to analyze and optimize their team’s performance.”
About the Magic Quadrant
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 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management” by Tad Travis, January 2016.
About NICE Systems
NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) is the worldwide leading provider of enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data. NICE solutions help the world’s largest organizations deliver better customer service, ensure compliance, combat fraud and safeguard citizens. Over 25,000 organizations in more than 150 countries, including over 80 of the Fortune 100 companies, are using NICE solutions.
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