The 4 Fundamental Attributes of Customer Loyalty, Part 4


If you want to succeed at engaging customers, or anyone else for that matter, it helps to have a model of what success looks like. This idea isn’t new. Elite athletes train themselves to see a perfect race in their mind’s eye, or to imagine the arc of a ball to its flawless conclusion. Scientists model physical and chemical reactions that occur at a scale too small to view directly. Business people use spreadsheets to specify business plans and they are really no more — and no less — than models for how a business operates and makes money.

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This Guy Built A Room-Sized Computer Because He Felt Like It

A giant computer fills an entire living room

Huge 16-bit processor can play Tetris, and not much else

A man in Cambridge England has built a massive processor, or megaprocessor, in order to make the functioning of computers “less opaque.” The computer, built from 40,000…

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come… Again


Whether you call it “industry CRM,” “vertical CRM” or something else, the concept is gaining altitude. Not that it’s new or ever been gone, but today’s vertical CRM is different — a constellation of quantitatively and qualitatively different and better CRM solutions than we’ve ever seen. Vendors like Veeva, Vlocity and Salesforce are getting into the act, and I expect this sector could be one of CRM’s sleeper stories of the year. First, what is it, where does it come from, and why hasn’t it been more of a force already?

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