November 2005 - Ready, Set, SQL!
New BI and development tools, plus peak performance, equals partner opportunity as Microsoft's long-awaited database debuts. Plus: Blueprint for success, 7 keys to selling more upgrades and much more.
With improvements in business intelligence and development tools, on top of greatly enhanced performance, Microsoft's long-awaited database should present ample partner opportunity.
Microsoft may be its own greatest competitor, but you can convince customers to move on to new versions. Learn how to close that next upgrade opportunity.
If your marketing and sales efforts aren't hitting the mark, you may be missing out on opportunities. Here's how to assess their effectiveness and repair any damage.
Zoran Nikolic and GM Solutions, with a 200 percent increase in business, is but one Information Worker partner success story. Microsoft is looking for lots more.
Proving that your solution will quickly pay for itself is crucial to landing more business. Here's how to come up with return-on-investment calculations that will help you gain customer trust and build lasting relationships.
From pre-sales to delivery to support, partners like Tim Hebert of Atrion Networking find that blueprinting their processes makes them more efficient—and profitable.