Software provides sales performance analytics.

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Winter 2008 release of Compel® features interactive dashboard analytics that graphically present multidimensional, interactive earnings and performance data. Personal multicurrency management enables local currency views for all sales reps and managers and provides corporate reporting in any relevant currency. Software also analyzes revenue and commission spend across any transaction or dimension attribute, such as customer, product, territory, and region.



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Centive Announces Winter 2008 Release of Compel® - Delivering Best-in-Class Sales Performance Analytics



BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 17 / / - Centive, the leader in on-demand sales performance management, today announced the Winter 2008 release of Compel(R), the industry's most widely used choice for on-demand sales compensation and sales performance management. Central to the release are Compel's interactive dashboard analytics, which graphically present multi- dimensional, interactive earnings and performance data to help sales representatives and their managers better monitor and measure individual and team performance. The Winter 2008 release of Compel also features enhanced reporting, enhanced document distribution and acceptance workflow, personal multi-currency management, and deeper API-level integration with Salesforce.com.

"A key challenge for sales managers and sales representatives is getting timely access to sales performance information so they can better measure and manage their sales teams or their own individual activities," said Denis Pombriant, managing principle at Beagle Research Group. "Compel has always offered great visibility into earnings and performance data. With the Winter 2008 release, they have now raised the bar by providing interactive graphs that help the user quickly interpret trends and explore the relationship between sales performance and commission earnings across various dimensions such as product, territory and time."

In addition to Compel's dashboard analytics, details on some of the Winter 2008 enhancements include:

1. Personal multi-currency management
o Enables local currency views for all sales reps and managers while
providing corporate reporting in any relevant currency.
2. Enhanced reporting capability
o Offers dynamic reporting to analyze revenue and commission spend
across any transaction or dimension attribute, such as customer,
product, territory and region.
3. Commission cost analysis tool
o A sales cost analysis tool that details the credit distribution and
exact commission cost of every sales event, including commissions
paid across all plans at all levels of the organization.
4. Enhanced crediting
o Compel builds on existing functionality to provide crediting on
combinations of dimensions, such as Territory and Product

"With the Winter 2008 release of Compel, Centive has provided additional tools to help companies better measure and manage sales performance," said Michael Torto, president and CEO, Centive. "From modeling and commission expense forecasting to cost of sales analysis to sales performance analytics, only Compel provides the strategic tools sales and finance executives need to achieve and exceed sales, revenue and profitability goals."

As a multi-tenant, on-demand solution, all Centive customers are live today on the Winter 2008 release of Compel. Centive continues to deliver Compel as the industry's only fully integrated sales performance solution. All new enhancements delivered in the Winter 2008 release of Compel are included as part of the core Compel solution at no additional charge; there are no additional modules to purchase.

About Centive

Centive, headquartered in Burlington, MA, is the recognized leader in on- demand sales performance management. Companies use Centive Compel, hailed by CIO Magazine as the "most widely used choice for sales compensation management," to accurately model and forecast commission costs, calculate commission and bonus earnings and gain real-time visibility into sales performance metrics. Compel, a salesforce.com AppExchange certified solution, is a winner of the CODiE award for "Best Financial Software," the CRM Excellence and Product of the Year awards from Customer Inter@ction Solutions, and the CRM WizKids Award from Beagle Research. To learn more about Centive, please visit www.centive.com or call 1-877-CENTIVE.

Centive, Compel, Inspire Performance, From Prospect to Paycheck and the Carrot logo are registered trademarks of Centive, Inc. All other company or product names are or may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Source: Centive

CONTACT: Bob Conlin, Centive, +1-781-852- 3500, bconlin@centive.com

Web site: www.centive.com/

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