A step-by-step ABM playbook to help Trimble’s marketing and sales teams execute end-to-end campaigns to spark, qualify and accelerate valuable conversations and build business with target accounts.
They knew they needed to start small and prove success in a key region first. Because the Nordic region is home to some of the world’s most innovative engineering and technology companies, they decided to focus their efforts there, testing the waters with forward-thinking prospects who want the latest solutions on their terms and within their timing.
Trimble, through acquisitions, had expanded their reach in the region and was poised to help smart, data-driven construction progress in an already tech-forward area.
However, whilst they are a known brand in the US they didn't have much recognition in Scandinavia.
Trimble needed to establish a foothold with some of the biggest construction firms in the region, then build on it.
The Age of the Buyer demands sales strategies that are ever-evolving and customer-centric. To sell enterprise solutions across the “construction continuum,” from roads to rails or ports to airports, industry leaders have to prove value and relevance to their prospects immediately. With this in mind, Trimble tapped 90octane to create a roadmap to help their sales and marketing teams sell enterprise-wide solutions, starting by targeting the five most promising partnership opportunities in the Nordics.
We knew we needed Trimble’s insights in order to identify these five key accounts, so we hit the tarmac and flew our team to Norway. Working directly with key Trimble stakeholders, we used discovery, purchase decision models and experience mapping to identify key prospects, understand their pain points and discover how Trimble could alleviate them.
Director of Integrated Marketing Strategies