White Paper – CRM Vendor Pricing: A Comparative Analysis

I saw a blog about a white paper today from Accent Gold and the white paper was comparing CRM systems Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Sugar, SalesLogix, Salesforce, ACT and SageCRM.

You can read the whole white paper here
It breaks it down into costs paid in the first three years.

It doesn’t really take into account the functionality offered by each system in comparison to the cost.

It’s interesting to see where Microsoft CRM Dynamics appears in the list, especially when you consider the amount of development and enhancements it has scheduled in for the future.

You can summarise the findings with this graph

CRM 2011 – Free Entity icons solution

If you have ever tried to create icons for a CRM solution then you will know it’s no easy feat.  Trying to get the different types into the different sizes can be very tricky.

So it was with interest I read this blog post about Free Entity icons solution

Basically the blog Christian Espinoza has got some free (royalty free) icons and put them into a solution so you can easily get at them.  Below is a list of the icons.  If you want to use them then download the solution ESCustomIconGallery_1_0_managed.zip and then use them, nice.

below is a screen shot of the icons in the solution