Social Media is Already Delivering Tangible Business Benefits – So say advocates from Dell, SAP and O2

computing, October 21, 2010 (Online)

The Social Media and Online PR Report 2010, by Econsultancy and bigmouthmedia, found that 83% of businesses surveyed planned to spend more on social media in 2011, although a third said that limited budgets were a problem. One way that businesses can use social media to improve productivity is to set up an internal social network. SAP’s CIO, Oliver Bussmann, recently told Computing about the need for IT companies to pioneer new technologies so that end users can follow suit. As a result, SAP set up an internal Twitter-like tool to improve communication among employees. Most large businesses have an intranet and internal blogs, but in 2007, Dell took its IdeaStorm site, which allows customers to share new ideas with the company, and repurposed it to create EmployeeStorm – a site that enables Dell’s employees to air views, opinions and ideas across the business. Last month, launched Chatter, which enables employees to collaborate with one another, while also giving updates on business processes by linking to other software platforms within the business.

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Primary purpose is to provide proactive and programmatic coverage of the SAP install base &

prospect base to identify up-sell, cross-sell & new customer opportunities. Ensure maximum

coverage of the account space, working in conjunction with Partners and field account

executives where necessary.


The primary responsibility of the Inside Sales Executive is to generate new SW license

opportunities and incremental revenue by systematic up & cross-selling in a set of accounts

and by co-selling with partners, if deal size is below the threshold. The ISE drives opportunity

qualification, hand-over of opportunities to partners /AEs; the ISE will remain engaged in the

sales cycle through to deal closure. The ISE acts as the prime quota own in the territory space

in deals below the threshold. In Target accounts the ISE collaborates with the field AE/ TSE and

will “own” opportunities that have a lower level of complexity



  • Territory and Account Planning
  • Pipeline Generation and Execution
  • Drive Software Sales
  • Proactive Self Development
  • Identify sales opportunities within SAP install base customers
  • Manage up-sell and cross-sell opportunities through fulfillment with SAP install base


  • First-line resource for partner led transaction support
  • Leverage field resources or partners to manage sophisticated or complex transactions



  • Responsible for delivery outcomes of assigned sub projects
  • Work within defined policies and processes under regular supervision
  • Contribute to milestones
  • Build collaborative work relationships with similar functions across SAP and customer

and partner organization



  • Contribute and works on sub projects and activities with moderate level of complexity
  • Work is independent & collaborative in nature.
  • Provide regular updates to manager or project manager on project status



  • Bachelor equivalent: yes


  • Strong competence with various tools, procedures, programming languages used to

accomplish the job

  • Minimum 1 to 2 years experience in complex solutions Sales
  • Knowing or having successful experience in multi channel go to market models
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indirect channel dynamics
  • Knowledge of ERP market






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