KIG Chooses Ascendix to Provide Robust CRM Solution

  KIG selects an AscendixRE CRM solution and successfully integrates with their existing investments to centralize key data and streamline information.   DALLAS, TX (July 2015)- Ascendix, a leading provider of technology solutions for Commercial Real Estate, provides CRM on both Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Salesforce. Having been in business for 20 years, Ascendix shifted their business model from a general CRM practice to focus solely on the Commercial Real Estate vertical over the last decade to provide subject matter expertise to their clients.  Having more than one platform provides Ascendix a unique ability to act in an unbiased advisory capacity.  Once business requirements are gathered and reviewed, their team can then consult on which solutions will solve their current business objectives.   KIG approached Ascendix looking for a solution to track all clients, contacts, and properties. The system also needed to have the ability to log notes on client interactions, set follow-up reminders, monitor the sales pipeline and closed deals, as well as integrate with existing investments. After researching multiple companies, KIG quickly realized that Ascendix had the tools and the experience to help them reach their goal faster.   Currently, KIG uses a well-known but outdated Commercial Real Estate CRM system that is neither user-friendly nor available via the cloud. This current system required an on-premise server to run the product that resulted in driving up costs. Additionally, they were unable to integrate the system with their other investments that hindered the flow of vital data.   KIG had previously developed a proprietary tool on Microsoft Azure to bring in property information from multiple lead sources, which included information from their clients. The data then had to be imported and managed within a CRM system. The decision was made to implement AscendixRE powered by Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and leverage the consulting services Ascendix provides to better facilitate this unique flow of property, company and contact information.   "KIG wanted a system that was quick, intuitive, and could be adapted to work with our investments in other information gathering technologies," said Marc Rutzen, the Data Analytics Officer at KIG. "Ascendix had a team that understood our requirements and could help us tailor the platform to our needs. Additionally, they were diligent in explaining the breadth of functionality within the platform and helped us work through the process of building custom forms and views to suit the needs of our team."   The key to any CRM implementation is the proper allocation of human resources to the project to steward the direction, engage the end users for feedback and quickly implement that feedback in an iterative refinement process.     "At KIG Marc Rutzen ensured that the proper focus and priority was placed on crucial tasks such as data importation, configurations and training of the end users that shortened the time to value for the company in their usage of the tool," said Wes Snow, President of Ascendix Technologies, Inc.   What made this project a success was the strong internal champion at Kiser,  an experienced solutions provider in Ascendix and creating a clear project plan, and a team oriented approach that made sure each milestone was met.   Want to see if AscendixRE can propel your team closer to their goals?  Contact us today at 1-888-FIND-CRM.   About Ascendix Ascendix is privately owned and has been providing CRM solutions since 1996.  Located in Dallas, Texas, Ascendix is the leading provider of CRM, sales and marketing solutions for domestic and international firms. With unmatched knowledge and expertise in the CRE Tech space, we provide clients with the latest and most efficient technology. For more information, visit:   Media contact: Camille Musick 469-916-8280   KIG Chooses Ascendix to Provide Robust CRM Solution Ascendix Technologies

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