Computer Market Research (CMR) has developed a number of strategic corporate alliances to provide organizations with the very best in channel management. These partners provide a range of services, which are complimentary to CMR’s suite of channel-related products. Together, we help organizations streamline their processes and maximize their channel return.
Chanimal Marketing is a step up from “Guerilla Marketing” focusing on the special needs of products in two-tier distribution. The Chanimal Website contains street-smart software marketing information. Much of the content was gathered through contributions from industry marketing professionals and from trial and error from the founder, Ted Finch who has participated in over 400 product roll-outs (including the original launches of Corel Draw, Lotus SmartSuite, OS/2, MacroMedia, Sound Blaster, WinFax, and Netscape Navigator), from over 150 companies.
Djinn Technology Consulting
Djinn Technology Contracting is a boutique management consultancy firm who specializes in providing smart solutions to complex problems.
We don’t focus on buzzwords and abstract business-speak: we’d rather get to the point, and implement solutions that will yield tangible benefits for your organization. At Djinn Technology Contracting, we support our clients to grow their business by building capabilities in marketing, sales, and transformation.
Jan De Bondt, Owner Djinn Technology Consulting
As a digital strategist Jan De Bondt connects the dots between business, sales and marketing goals and the different sales channels, tactics, and technologies. A seasoned professional with over 15+ years experience in covering business development, marketing & sales. Jan has held commercial leadership roles (channel management) in different multinational companies. Expert in starting up and building new teams and big fan of social media strategies. Proven track record in direct and indirect sales, particularly in B2B. Belgian native with international working experience in Dutch, French and English.
Gilwell Group provides research, consulting, and enablement services to help organizations measure, manage, and improve partnership productivity through the use and understanding of Channels 2.0 products.
Michael Dubrall, Managing Director of Gilwell Group
Mike Dubrall has extensive technology marketing and sales experience with Gilwell Group, Technology Channels Group, InfoMentis, Channel Enablers, Sybase and NCR in various executive channel roles. Mike founded the Technology Channels Group in 1996, specializing in high-tech consulting and training to improve partnering results for high-tech clients. Mike has extensively researched the development of current and future channel relationships and has authored numerous articles and reports, including the recent Channels of the Future Research Series. He currently works with vendors to improve their channel influence using next generation social media tools. You can contact him through LinkedIn or @mikedubrall on Twitter.
In 2007, CompTIA is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Just as the information technology (IT) industry it serves has grown, CompTIA has also enjoyed remarkable growth over the past 25 years. The organization was founded by representatives of five micro-computer dealerships working together to find better ways to do business. Today, CompTIA has more than 22,000 member companies in over 100 countries around the world; and serves as the voice of the world’s $1 trillion-plus IT industry. CompTIA is committed to advancing the long-term success and growth of the IT industry by helping organizations maximize the benefits they receive from their investments in technology; and by helping individuals to obtain the skills and credentials they need for productive careers in IT.
Business Objects is the world’s leading business intelligence (BI) software company. With more than 30,000 customers worldwide, including over 80 percent of the Fortune 500, Business Objects helps organizations gain better insight into their business, improve decision making, and optimize enterprise performance. Business Objects has built the industry’s strongest and most diverse partner community, and also offers consulting and education services to help customers effectively deploy their business intelligence projects.
Microsoft Business Solutions
Microsoft Business Solutions offers business management software and services that help small and midsize organizations automate processes, make more profitable decisions, and accelerate growth. In today’s fast-changing business world, no organization can succeed alone. That’s why it’s important to establish partnerships that provide a competitive edge. Microsoft Business Solutions gives that edge to more than 6,000 organizations worldwide – offering each the most successful partner programs in the financial software solution’s industry. Microsoft provides its partners with superior business opportunities, marketing support, incentives, special offers, education, productivity tools, online assistance, and alliances. As a Microsoft Certified Partner and certified Microsoft CRM Specialist, CMR passes this expertise and philosophy onto partners and customers, incorporating outstanding excellence into our products and services.