- - Innovative New Application Harnesses Gamification Techniques to Drive Sales Effectiveness
“Sales organizations must find a way to tap into the inherent competitiveness of its sales force while fostering a culture of cooperation and collaboration to drive their performance,” said Leslie Stretch, President and CEO, CallidusCloud. “MySalesGame is a new social sales performance management platform that drives selling behavior by publishing peer performance on key sales objectives in real time and providing social currency for real results. These gamification techniques are a vital addition to cash incentives. No company should deploy cash incentives in isolation. MySalesGame encourages social and collaborative selling. It will revolutionize the way companies measure, motivate, coach and train their sales forces, and enable them to take their sales performance to the next level.”
· Delivers real time visibility into and alerts for each sales rep's performance relative to peers, and intuitive visualizations that describe sales rep performance relative to top performers.
· Generates social currency based on real performance. Badges can be used for sharing credit, online retail, or cash rewards.
· Includes MySalesSherpa, an automated sales advisor, which analyzes sales rep performance to provide suggestions for improvement.
MySalesGame will be available in Q4 2012, as part of the CallidusCloud suite or standalone.
CallidusCloud delivers a comprehensive SaaS suite designed to help businesses drive more effective sales at each stage of the talent lifecycle, from making the right sales hire,to making it easier to sell, to motivating sales execution with targeted incentives and rewards, to building a knowledge-based work culture with high frequency coaching and development. The CallidusCloud platform is an award-winning, multi-tenant SaaS infrastructure that includes the Hiring Cloud™, the Marketing Cloud™, the Selling Cloud™, and the Learning Cloud™, and a best-in-class SaaS Reporting & Analytics platform.
Note on Forward-Looking Statements
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About Callidus Software
Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and technology leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing. Our customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. CallidusCloud‘s award-winning multi-tenant SaaS applications set the standard for performance management of a company’s sales force and channel partners. Over 2.5 million users rely on our solutions to power their performance. For more information, please visit www.calliduscloud.com.
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