SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

Callidus Software Inc.

August 18, 2009 07:00 ET

Callidus Software Launches OpenCommissions User Community for Sales Performance Management

Community Features Networking Opportunities, Blog, Discussion Groups, Industry News and Tools to Enhance Company Performance

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2009) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), today launched OpenCommissions, the industry's only vendor-neutral sales performance management community. OpenCommissions includes discussion groups on best practices, sales and compensation that allow members to exchange experiences, share opinions and give advice. It also includes breaking industry news, downloadable sales and sample sales compensation plan templates, job forums and blog. The OpenCommissions blog features frequent guest writers such as Jim Welch, president and founder of The Growth Leader Inc., and Curt Tueffert, vice president of sales at DXPE, to offer expert advice and insight.

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"SPM is highly beneficial, yet complex to understand," said Jim Parker, director of worldwide commissions, at Novell. "It is difficult to improve sales performance without the correct knowledge and information. OpenCommissions allows everyone to easily connect with professionals for advice, learn from other SPM users and access critical information. It offers the tools needed to research, improve and stay updated on the latest sales performance management trends."

OpenCommissions gives users the opportunity to network with industry professionals all over the world and build personal contacts. Visitors to the community can access information on sales performance management including sales performance management whitepapers, SPM best practices, SPM case studies and implementation tips.

"OpenCommissions is a community where SPM professionals can network, share knowledge and exchange experiences," said Allison Solin, director of customer marketing, at Callidus Software. "We invite everyone to join, connect with peers and tap into our vast repository of news, events and research. Additionally, we designed vendor specific discussion groups for customers to share best practices, valuable advice and have access to sales and tech support."

For more news updates on sales performance management, follow OpenCommissions on Twitter.

About Callidus Software®

Callidus Software ( (NASDAQ: CALD) is the market and technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Performance-based compensation is one of the largest investments for all companies. Callidus' customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing the return on this strategic asset. Our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications set the standard for pervasive performance management across the enterprise. Over 1.9 million employees and channel partners have their performance managed by Callidus Software.

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