As part of its IT Innovation Prize competition, Initiative Mittelstand, a German interest group representing IT companies in the SME sector, has awarded its BEST OF 2018 seal in the Business Intelligence category to Corporate Planner Sales. This means that the sales management solution is among this year’s most innovative software solutions that greatly benefit SMEs.
Initiative Mittelstand launched this year’s competition under the slogan: “Inspiring – Lively – Digital”. As well as novelty, product maturity and future orientation, the assessment criteria were SME suitability and recognisable benefit, i.e. having a beneficial impact on profitability and increasing efficiency.
A neutral panel of specialists consisting of professors, academics, journalists and IT industry experts assessed the solutions submitted by several hundred companies. The portfolio comprises 38 categories ranging from Apps through Business Intelligence and E-Commerce to IT Security and Knowledge Management.