The Quote to Cash Tour

I was recently anointed Marketing Director at Advanced Technology Group (ATG), and one of my primary duties is to travel the country, educating the unwashed on Quote to Cash and Monetization. A four-day bus ride landed me in Topeka, Kansas. Below is the dialogue from the keynote given in front of about 200 people. “My name is Jay Allen, I’m …

And a Car in Every Garage

ATG Quote to Cash Experts

During the 1928 Presidential election, the Republican Party famously declared that President Hoover would, “Put a chicken in every pot, and a car in every garage.” Henry Ford had perfected the technique of turning producers of cars into consumers, and the automobile was viewed as not only a status symbol, but a type of conveyance that would open opportunities to …

Of Movie Prices and Juicers

ATG Michael Giacometti Of Movie Prices and Juicers

There are some interesting pieces of information that came across my desk recently. The first was an article talking about the whole idea of MoviePass and AMC’s resistance to it. The second was how AMC’s stock has dropped 47% because of the larger problem of lower revenue for movie studios as well as the changing habits of consumers. The final …

The Call of the Wild – ATG Employees Who Came Home to Montana

The size of a company can have an impact on almost every aspect of its work environment, from daily operations to individual job responsibilities to office culture. So, what is it like to leave a large, established company and move to a small but quickly growing one? Some of our employees came to ATG with experience from much larger companies …

Quote 2 Cast 2017 Curtain Call

ATG Quote 2 Cast Summit 2017

Well, ATG’s inaugural Quote 2 Cast Summit is in the books, but I am pleased to say that the ripples from this deep dive into the pond are continuing to flow! What an amazing couple of days – watching customers, prospects, educators, analysts, partners, and colleagues interact with one another with meaningful conversations about life, career, projects, family, and passion. …

ATG Q2Cast Primer: Your Day on the Mountain

ATG Quote 2 Cast Summit

If you read last week’s post, ATG Q2Cast Preview: Your Day on the River, you’ve probably already realized that you need to get up pretty early in the morning to eat your lunch by 8:30 am. For those attendees that would like to experience part of their first full day in Missoula by waking up at a more reasonable hour, …

ATG Q2Cast Preview: Your Day on the River

The ATG Quote 2 Cast Summit has offered many of its attendees the opportunity to experience a piece of the Montana culture with guided fly fishing on the first day of the conference, Wednesday, August 9th. Below is the tentative timeline and likely scenario for those fortunate folks that will spend some of their day on one of Missoula’s rivers. …

Ask the Expert: Ted Brookbank with Tales from the Billing Dark Side [Part 1]

Tales from the Billing Dark Side Part 1 Ted Brookbank ATG

Even businesses with the most efficient enterprise support systems occasionally must face their dark side. The experts at ATG see these situations all the time. One of their most experienced back-office billing and operational support systems solutions leader is Ted Brookbank. He is a senior member of ATG’s Business Transformation and Delivery team and today he is going to share …

“You Spelled ‘Quote to Cash’ Wrong.”

ATG Quote to Cast Summit

“You have a typo in your title.” Everyone keeps telling me that. “Quote to Cash is spelled wrong.” “No, that is intentional,” I respond. “Troutforce was taken, so we went with Quote to Cast.” After a little back and forth I usually get an, “Oh, I get it…kinda.” That pretty much sums up ATG. We do everything you’d expect from …