Redefine How You See Products To Sell More With CPQ

Bottom Line: Next-generation configurable products sold through Configure, Price, and Quote (CPQ) channels will need to flex and scale to a broader range of customer needs than ever before, making real-time integration of product design, engineering, quality production and sales a must-have to succeed. What A Successful CPQ Product Strategy Looks Like In 2020 Supporting short-notice production runs, achieving higher product quality levels, and launching next-generation products that are more configurable to customer needs is how manufacturers are going to grow in 2020 and beyond. Walk any factory floor where configure-to-order…

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Apple products you should avoid: September 2019 edition

Let’s take a tour around an Apple Store and look at what you should and shouldn’t buy this month. Must read: iPhone 11: Specs, pricing, rumors, release date, more AVOID: IPHONE XS, XS MAX, XR Why you should avoid: Bottom line, we’re a few weeks away from new hardware landing, so if you’ve held out this far, you might as well wait and see what falls in the fall. Hardware last updated: September and October 2018. AVOID: MACBOOK Why you should avoid: Once the pinnacle of Apple’s thin-and-light engineering, the MacBook…

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PSA: If you’ve got a Dell computer, you might want to fix this now

Your new Windows laptop typically ships with an awful lot of bloatware you don’t need. Often, it’ll just slow down your computer a tad. But occasionally, a pre-installed piece of manufacturer cruft can pose a serious security risk — and that’s why you should probably update or uninstall Dell’s SupportAssist right away. The app, which Dell’s support page states is preinstalled on “most of all new Dell devices running Windows” and billed as “the industry’s first automated proactive and predictive support technology,” has apparently been vulnerable to a hack since at least last October, according…

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Rare cars that you can actually buy new: Mahindra Scorpio Getaway to Force Gurkha Expedition

Among the vast number of car models available in the Indian auto market, it is quite obvious for some of them to be barely visible. This is more so with cars that are placed in a niche segment or are in a price range which is inaccessible by the masses. We are talking about cars that one barely sees on road and many may not be even aware of any such vehicle being on sale. Let’s take a look at 8 such cars that are hard to spot in the…

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Buying a new car on loan: Should you go for used vehicle or rent one? Find out now

With loans available easily, the number of cars in India has been increasing virtually by the hundreds every day. If you are also planning to buy a car, then you should also consider the pros and cons before finally arriving at a final decision. This applies to all in general, and especially so to those who go for purchases to raise their status – yes, car buys as a status symbol are now very much a reality in India. And even if you are planning to buy a car on…

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The best makeup brush cleaner you can buy

I love just about everything that comes with wearing makeup – apply it, removing it, shopping for it. But cleaning my makeup brushes? I could do without that part. And in fact, I often do. I definitely don’t wash them as often as I should. My signal that it’s finally time comes when the bristles on my go-to eyeshadow brushes are so gross all my looks turn a singular muddy shade of sorta glittery brown. Having a good cleansing method does take a lot of the stress and guesswork out of…

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Makeup forecast: 2019 has a beauty plan ready for you!

A makeup enthusiast’s vanity kit is a treasure trove of the latest beauty tools and products in a myriad range of colours, from the essential earthy shades to the experimental rainbow hues, and their rich gilded versions. But what good is an on-trend collection if the look you create with that makeup is several seasons’ old or even oh-so-2018? With a new year, enter new trends and some continuing ones that are on their way to becoming bigger and better. Here’s what makeup in 2019 is going to be all…

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This makeup collab is so gym-friendly you can sweat in peace

If you’re one of those people who work out with makeup on, there is a collaboration that creates products that stay put. (Shutterstock/ezphoto) If you’re one of those people who work out with makeup on, Puma and Maybelline collaborated on a collection for that very purpose. Even when you’re not in the gym, the products promise to stay put. The 12-piece athleisure-inspired collection features Maybelline products in blush pink packaging with touches of metallic red and Puma’s logo on it. According to a press release, this “fuses beauty, fashion, and…

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