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About Kip Smith

Kip has spent his career improving business with technology. Having experience in sales, marketing, operations, IT, executive leadership, and entrepreneurial startups, there are very few business challenges he has not seen or been involved with. Kip is a happy husband, proud father, skier, surfer, and adventure seeker.

CIO Review Features Alternetics as 100 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers

By | 2017-03-22T15:03:10+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Alternetics, a national provider of business software consulting, was honored in the July issue of CIO Review as one of the Top 100 Most Promising Microsoft Solution Providers 2014. The CIO Review panel, comprised of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts and its editorial board, evaluated thousands of vendors in [...]

Good Data: Finding Reliable Data Sources

By | 2017-12-05T21:03:31+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: CRM|

In the third and final blog post in the Good CRM Data trilogy, Planning Your Data Model and Tips to Avoid Data Duplication in Your CRM, I want to discuss the final component to building a good and reliable database.  And as if you had not guessed, it is the actual data itself. So let's get a [...]

Good Data: How to Avoid Duplicate Data

By | 2017-12-05T21:08:58+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: CRM|

In my first post of the Good CRM Data series, Clean CRM Data: Planning Your Data Model, I focused on the planning portion of building your data treasure chest. With an understanding of the relational data model and a customer relationship management system (CRM) selected, you are now ready to begin populating data. You will quickly realize that with so many sources [...]

Good Data: Planning Your Data Model

By | 2017-12-05T21:09:34+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: CRM|

Having spent a good part of my career working as a consultant to others in the sales and marketing side of business, a week rarely goes by where the topic of “clean CRM data” is not discussed. Even the most seasoned marketing and sales professionals become frustrated trying to wrap their arms around building and maintaining and accurate [...]

Dynamics CRM Project Success

By | 2017-12-05T21:22:05+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: CRM|

Preparing for Dynamics CRM Project Success It's no secret that many organizations struggle to see Dynamics CRM project success.  Most projects start with excitement and high expectations but go down from there. Unfortunately, there's no perfect recipe that fits every organization, so I thought I would share a few tips that may help you realize Dynamics CRM project success in your organization. [...]

Should I Hire a CRM Administrator

By | 2017-09-20T16:34:11+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: CRM|

Before I answer the question "Should I hire a CRM administrator?," it is important to understand the different roles and skills required to ensure success with your CRM efforts.  Many organizations fall into the trap of thinking "...I have a CRM administrator, they can do it all...," only to be extremely disappointed and frustrated when they don't get the [...]

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