Manufacturing

By Stéphane Poirier, Marketing Director for NubikEverybody is talking about the Fourth Industrial Revolution these days.However, only a few seem to understand how to translate the promises of Industry 4.0 into tangible benefits.As a manufacturer, you have most likely already faced one or several of...

The Canadian manufacturing sector reached new heights last year, with sales totaling 55 billion dollars (according to Statistics Canada 2018). Not only is the market growing very rapidly thanks to globalization and new technologies which are making production and shipping much easier, but the number of...

Industry 4.0 is a hot topic at the moment. The largest companies in the world are investing unprecedented amounts of money and are betting every penny of their savings on this new approach. The movement first started in Germany and has now spread throughout the...

Are you looking to grow your business more quickly in 2019?A business, just like any other living and growing animal species, evolves, transforms and eventually becomes extinct. A growing business must face many obstacles and anyone choosing to engage on this path is aware that...

Industry 4.0 is revolutionizing the manufacturing sector. The business world is changing faster than ever and will not wait for you to catch up. Take your eyes off the competition for a short time and boom!, you have been outpaced.Participating in as many seminars as...

By Jeff Da Silva, Business Solution Architect at NubikIt happens too often; the end of the sales process becomes complicated thanks to internal verifications, team responsibilities, product complexities, you name it. All of it simply causes many prospects to drop off before a deal is...

If there has been a single constant in the world of business for the last 4-5 years, it has been the concept of artificial intelligence (AI). In fact, there is a widely held “fear of missing out” (or FOMO) for artificial intelligence, of missing the...

Stéphane Poirier, Marketing director, Nubik Business challenge One of the principal challenges facing businesses is worker productivity, which is defined as the amount of output for a given period of time, typically one hour of work—particularly in manufacturing.While North American manufacturing output has nearly rebounded[1] in real...

Stéphane Poirier, Marketing Director at Nubik & IoT AdvisorThe Internet of Things (IoT) presents manufacturers and high-tech companies with a number of growth opportunities. These include increased sales through the augmentation of existing products to create uniquely differentiated offerings, new product launches based on rich insights...

You need a new CRM/ERP to replace your old, obsolete CRM/ERP which no longer allows your business to grow, either because you have new needs, or even because you want to link with external systems to consolidate your data.Do you identify with this situation? You’re...

Authors:  Salesforce CPQ Consultant, Nathalie Adam, and Pierre-Luc Jodoin, Professional Services Director, Salesforce PracticeChannel partners, including distributors and manufacturer’s agents, are key to the success of all manufacturers that don’t maintain a direct connection with customers. While it can be difficult to identify, recruit, and sign...

By Serena Clermont, Salesforce CPQ Administrator at NubikIn today’s sales environment, selling complex products is the norm. Any sale can have a dizzying array of options, complex guarantees or special discounts for specific clients, and sales reps are faced with the challenge of hitting the...

Field service is critical Field service activities are a complex yet critical component of the ongoing operations of organisations that have solutions deployed on customer premises or assets used remotely. Examples of such companies include manufacturers of capital goods; value-added resellers and distributors; and service providers...

In business, quoting is the process whereby you go from promises made by the sales rep to making customer commitments in writing and kick-starting the quote-to-cash effort.The way that businesses produce quotes has historically been a function of their size and maturity. For many companies,...