Webinars & Speaking
Consumption-based, usage-based, pay-as-you-go – these are different names for a pricing model that is becoming more and more prevalent in businesses formerly dominated by committed subscriptions. Customers like it, businesses see good reason to do, but it’s not easy to get the sales comp right. Click through for great ideas from the Sales Comp ’23 conference.
Linearity is steady selling through a year, or a quarter, or even a month. It matters to many businesses, and so many try to incentivize it in their plans. Click through for a collection of all the best ideas to help your team sell more earlier, and more steadily all year.
(52 mins) Predict the cost of your proposed new plans using the right aggregate cost modeling technique. View this webinar to understand three good bases for modeling the cost of the new plans based on either a synthetic distribution, your historical performance distribution, or a simulation. Example of all three are provided in a downloadable Excel file.
Managing sales compensation in 2021 will require collaboration across disciplines, a willingness to make assumptions and adjust later, and an agile sales and compensation management process.
With little understanding of the extent and duration of the unfolding situation, how should sales compensation plans be adjusted, and when?
(62 minutes) The question of the year seems to be, “What should our sales compensation costs be?” Join Donya Rose of The Cygnal Group and Kevin Gray of IBM as they discuss best practices in modeling the cost of sales compensation, and the best ways to balance motivation for your sales people and value for the business.
(57 mins) Check out this practical session that will provide a grounding in best practices for sales compensation plan design in a recurring revenue business. We look at the best primary measures of sales performance, and the necessary secondary measure. We consider common mis-steps in these plans…
(54 mins) Learn about a new plan construct we’re calling a Relative Rate plan. In this construct, we don’t start with weights. We start with the idea that sales in a preferred category should pay out at a high commission rate than “vanilla” sales, and we directly manage the relative values of the commission rates rather than the weight for each stand-alone component.
Mark Briggs and Donya Rose presented at WorldatWork’s Total Rewards Conference on this topic. We share a downloadable copy of the presentation materials, along with other useful tools.
(33 minutes) Better accuracy in forecasts leads to reduced costs through better operations management, the ability to manage investor expectations and stabilize stock prices, and of course accurate sales quotas. This webinar features Kevin Gray of Anaplan and Donya Rose of Towers Watson with best practice information on sales comp plans and forecast accuracy.