Xactly Inspire Gets Social, Introduces New Mobile and Peer-to-Peer Coaching Features
SAN JOSE, Calif. – September 27, 2016 – Xactly, (NYSE:XTLY), a leading provider of cloud-based incentive solutions, is transforming the way companies create and engage world-class sales teams with the latest innovations in Xactly Inspire™ software. With new social collaboration, peer review and coaching features – accessible online or via any mobile device – sales reps get the personalized coaching they need to sell smarter and faster. Combined with the Xactly Incent™ product, Xactly Inspire allows customers to analyze the entire sales lifecycle, from on-boarding to training to quota attainment and beyond, so they can continually optimize and refine their sales programs to deliver better results.
Through modern sales coaching and crowd-sourced learning, Xactly Inspire empowers companies to not only on-board faster, but also engage and educate sales reps throughout their tenure with the company. Trackable, repeatable sales trainings and certifications ensure reps are always up to speed and mastering new material quickly. A built-in recorder allows reps to practice their ‘pitch’ directly from the app and get real-time feedback from their teammates. As such, managers can easily assess how and where a rep needs to modify their message or approach to reach their full sales potential. Throughout every stage, leaders can easily analyze and track the effectiveness of their coaching and training programs with integrated reporting of the sales performance of each rep overlaid with their training activities.
For example, a company can create and share a best practice playbook for an upcoming product launch – helping everyone get aligned quickly. From there, reps can record their practice sales pitch and get manager/peer feedback. As they move into sales mode, they can pull up Xactly Inspire software to review a refresher course, giving them advice on how to pitch to a specific audience such as sales enablement. With all this information in hand, the rep is prepared and ready to deliver a winning pitch.
“The 80/20 rule has been a foregone conclusion in sales team performance for far too long,” said Evan Ellis, president and COO of Xactly. “Improving sales coaching as a means to change this paradigm has been a vision the industry has yet to deliver on, until now. Using advanced analytics and industry best practices, Xactly Inspire helps companies close the performance gap by enabling them to easily map coaching efforts to the sales results of each rep on a single platform – from new hires to reps at the top of the leaderboard.”
New features in the latest release of Xactly Inspire enable customers to:
- On-board reps faster and move ‘B’ players to ‘A’ players through better coaching
- Provide managers with a consistent approach for one-on-one meetings
- Leverage top performers to help train the larger team with social and peer-to-peer coaching
- Customize playbooks for each role, while maintaining one message across the sales organization
- Make sure reps are continually adjusting their sales strategy with new competitive intelligence, product updates, and messaging changes
The latest version of Xactly Inspire is available today. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/2dbPUcv
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Xactly is a leading provider of enterprise-class, cloud-based, incentive compensation solutions for employee and sales performance management. We address a critical business need: To incentivize employees and align their behaviors with company goals. Our products allow organizations to make more strategic decisions, increase employee performance, improve margins, and mitigate risk. Our core values are key to our success, and each day we’re committed to upholding them by delivering the best we can to our customers.
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