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FINDLAY, OH, Nov. 13, 2015 — Tour de Force, a leading provider of customer relationship management, business intelligence, and sales force automation software solutions, has appointed Chris Ostrander to its Board of Directors. Ostrander is the President and CEO of AP Emissions Technologies, headquartered in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Prior to joining AP, Ostrander ran Cooper […]

By: Ashley Parinello



“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” Bill Gates spoke those words which couldn’t ring truer than with the Tour de Force User Group. The annual […]

By: Rechelle Bischoff



Integration with existing ERP/back office business systems is a key requirement for CRM projects. When you are researching and investing in CRM solutions and providers, here are 3 questions to ask about the solution’s ability to integrate with your ERP system. 1. Is the integration a standard offering from the CRM system? Or does it […]

By: Ashley Parinello



FINDLAY, OH, Oct. 19, 2015 — Tour de Force, a leading provider of customer relationship management, business intelligence, and sales force automation solutions, has named Dave Litzenberg as Vice President, Sales & Marketing.   Litzenberg is responsible for managing the growing sales and marketing teams at Tour de Force in order to drive growth and help […]

By: Ashley Parinello



It’s that time of year again when sales leaders center their attention on building annual sales plans for the following business year. While throwing darts and crystal ball gazing are a couple of potential techniques to employ, here is a list of six key techniques and considerations which should yield far-superior results. 1. Consider trends, […]

By: Dave Litzenberg



Tour de Force has been selected by the Bostwick-Braun Company, one of the oldest and largest wholesale hardware distributors in the Midwest, to deliver reporting and analytics through the Tour de Force BI (business intelligence) solution. Bostwick-Braun will be implementing Tour de Force BI for a team of 75 users consisting of their Outside Sales […]

By: Ashley Parinello



FINDLAY, OH, Aug. 6, 2015 — Tour de Force, provider of customer relationship management, business intelligence, sales force automation, and business process optimization solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation”¹ for the second year in a row. Tour de Force […]

By: Ashley Parinello



Jake Thompson is a sales representative at the Phoenix Branch in the Southwestern Region for XYZ Supply. He sells a shipment of goods to a customer that has several warehouses in his territory, however, the company headquarters are in the Midwest. Billing for the sales go to the Midwest headquarters but the shipments are sent […]

By: Ashley Parinello



New program allows partners to resell Tour de Force CRM, SFA, and BI software products FINDLAY, OH, February 2, 2015 — Tour de Force, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise customer relationship management, business intelligence, sales force automation, and business process optimization software solutions, has announced the launch of a Channel Partner Program. As the […]

By: Ashley Parinello



Ledyard responsible for development and launch of new Channel Partner Program FINDLAY, OH, Jan. 30, 2015 — Tour de Force, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise customer relationship management, business intelligence, sales force automation, and business process optimization software solutions has named Ken Ledyard as Director of Channel Sales.  As Director of Channel Sales, Ledyard will […]

By: Ashley Parinello



Former Hercules Tire VP of IT & Real Estate Will Oversee Every Day Operations FINDLAY, OH – Tour de Force, a leading provider of customer relationship management, business intelligence, and sales force automation solutions, has named Terry Kin as Vice President of Operations.   As VP of Operations, Kin will manage the strategic and tactical operations […]

By: Ashley Parinello



Tour de Force CRM Positioned in the Niche Quadrant of the Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation”  FINDLAY, OH, Aug. 11, 2014 — Tour de Force CRM, a leading provider of customer relationship management, business intelligence, and sales force automation solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Niche quadrant […]

By: Ashley Parinello



We are very excited to announce the release of Tour de Force CRM version 6.0!  Released on Nov. 6, 2013, v6.0 contains 120 new features, 115 feature modifications, 7 major new features, 4 major architectural changes, and 2 new modules. The most significant changes in v6.0 involve the following new features and modules: Build Your […]

By: Ashley Parinello



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