Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity is fraught with risk based on a variety of research showing that approximately 70% of all mergers fail to create value that matches a market-based rate of return, and that aggregate returns to buyers are basically zero. To meet the key goal of M&A – revenue growth that exceeds standard market investment – companies must align sales and revenue-creating departments so that they are prepared to be effective on Day One. This report provides guidance to M&A-facing executives and Chief Revenue Officers on key practices and analytic tools that can quickly accelerate sales team alignment with the goal of maximizing top-line revenue growth.

TrustSphere cited in February 2016 Forrester Report  titled “Five Key Trends That Are Shaping How We Manage Enterprise Content Landscape: The Enterprise Content Management Playbook”, among companies “pushing the envelope, by encouraging organizations to mine archived corporate memory and email based ‘e-trash’ for unexpected insights”.

TrustSphere mines your messaging data to get real insights and information from the mountains of emails and messages that bounce into, out of, and around your organization every day.

TrustSphere cited as one of the vendors that provide message intelligence and analytics that allow technology managers to mine archives that lack native analytics capabilities in Forrester Research, Inc.’s report titled “Archiving Platforms Evolve into Sources of Insight and Corporate Memory”, by Cheryl McKinnon. Published: 27th March 2015.

Despite the range of functionality offered in Office 365, like any cloud-based offering it cannot be all things to all customers. There are some missing features in Office 365 that will prompt some customers to consider the use of third-party, cloud-based or on-premises tools to enhance Office 365’s native capabilities. Specifically, we believe that these third party enhancements will be focused primarily on the security, archiving and encryption capabilities available with Office 365.

Archiving 2.0 is primarily about extracting the intelligence locked away in data archives and using it to understand an organization’s operations in ways that would otherwise be impractical or impossible using conventional tools. It expands the traditional archiving paradigm from one of defense to one of defense plus offense: allowing managers to become proactive by gleaning insight from the information that organizations already possess.

Relationship Analytics takes the essence of data and makes relevant, real-time analytics available to key staff members within an organization at the point at which they need to make decisions. In short, Relationship Analytics provides decision makers with situational awareness at the point of decision-making.

This IDC Buyer Case Study highlights the experience of one of TrustSphere’s customers, Eagle Technology, which uses TrustSphere’s relationship analytics on top of its Salesforce CRM environment. It discusses why the customer chose the technology, the customer’s experience of using the platform, and examines the lessons learned from the experience.

The report introduces the new logical advancement in customer relationship management. Through practical application examples, it shows how relationship analytics identifies key communication relationships both within businesses and externally with customers, suppliers and stake holders. This helps to optimize untapped value within existing business relationships, across all business communication tools. The report also shows how relationship analytics can help to identify opinion leaders, manage relationship transition, organizational risk and aid privacy and security protection. In short, the report shows how relationship analytics will become an essential tool for all enterprises.

This IDC Insight analyzes TrustSphere, a company playing in the Relationship Analytics market, and reviews key success factors: market potential, products and services, competitive edge, customers, and corporate strategy. Leveraging IDC’s expert understanding of the competitive landscape and future outlook, this document provides insight into private companies based on IDC’s unique watch score system.

This IDC Insight analyzes TrustSphere, a company playing in the Relationship Analytics market, and reviews key success factors; market potential, products and services, competitive edge, customers, and corporate strategy. Leveraging IDC’s expert understanding of the competitive landscape and future outlook, this document provides insight into private companies based on IDC’s unique watch score system.

TrustSphere, a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s report, ” Market Guide for Social Network Analysis ” for “social network analysis tools that analyze relationships and interactions among people in enterprise social networks” by Carol Rozwell and Achint Aggarwal. Published: 31st July 2015.

TrustSphere named as a vendor in Gartner’s report titled “Five Best Practices To Strengthen Your Sales Analytics Initiative” by Praveen Senger and Bhavish Sood. Published: 19th March 2014.

TrustSphere named as a vendor of social for sales with functional capabilities in social analytics applications and contact enrichment applications in Gartner’s report titled Social for CRM Vendor Guide, by Michael Maoz, Jenny Sussin. 2014.

TrustSphere positioned as niche analytics vendor in Asia/Pacific in Gartner’s report titled “Competitive Landscape: BI Platforms, Asia/Pacific” by Bhavish Sood, Daniel Yuen and Dan Sommer. Published: 22 January 2014.

TrustSphere named as a “Who Knows Who” vendor in Gartner’s report titled “What You Need to Know About Social Media for Sales” by Patrick Stakenas, Jenny Sussin, and ED Thompson. Published: September 9th 2013.