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Modelbot - master data in Tacton CPQ

ModelBot serves as the central nerve of your CPQ automation process. It represents an advanced platform that harmonizes your product modeling endeavors as interconnected domains. Whether it’s routine updates, intricate configurations, or master data management, ModelBot orchestrates them with precision.

In a nutshell, ModelBot is not just a tool but a strategic fulcrum that integrates and optimizes your product modeling activities. It is a dynamic module that evolves with your needs, guarantees data consistency, and offers an array of tools to navigate challenges and innovate seamlessly.

Dive deeper into its capabilities in our white paper provided below.

What is it

ModelBot is a cutting-edge automation tool designed to bridge the gap between intricate product master data and the CPQ product model. It's the answer to the pressing need for a faster and more accurate product modeling process, eliminating the traditional hurdles of manual, time-consuming product configuration.

At its core, ModelBot carries out four pivotal functions:

  1. Retrieving Product Master Data from diverse sources such as PIM, ERP systems, and even directly from CPQ tickets.
  2. Processing this data and converting it into a Rundown - an easily interpretable Excel format.
  3. Generating TCX Models using Rune, ensuring a holistic product model inclusive of all configuration aspects.
  4. Uploading and Logging the models while maintaining complete transparency through dual logs, catering both to business overview and in-depth technical analysis.

In essence, ModelBot is an essential tool for businesses seeking to harness the true potential of CPQ software, ensuring efficiency, precision, and adaptability in their product offerings. Dive in and transform your CPQ process with ModelBot!

Why is it important

ModelBot, at its core, addresses a pivotal challenge faced by many businesses: the cumbersome and often error-prone process of manual product modeling in the Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) environment. Its innovative approach to automating product modeling enhances efficiency while reducing the margin for error, leading to significant time and cost savings.

  1. Enhanced Accuracy: With ModelBot's ability to seamlessly retrieve and process product master data, the risk of discrepancies is significantly reduced. This ensures that the product models generated are always in sync with the latest product specifications.
  2. Scalability: For businesses with frequently evolving product catalogs or those looking to expand into new markets, ModelBot's automation ensures that the CPQ system can easily accommodate growth without necessitating extensive manual interventions.
  3. Efficiency Boost: By transforming a traditionally time-consuming process into an automated one, businesses can reallocate valuable resources to more strategic tasks, thereby increasing overall productivity.
  4. Consistency and Reliability: ModelBot's dual logging system ensures that every step is documented, fostering a transparent environment and aiding in troubleshooting, if required.

In conclusion, ModelBot is not just a tool; it's an investment in future-proofing your CPQ process. By ensuring precision, scalability, efficiency, and consistency, it paves the way for businesses to thrive in an ever-competitive market landscape. Elevate your CPQ game with ModelBot!

Why should I care

In modern manufacturing, every decision, every tool adopted, directly shapes operational efficacy and market positioning. So, why invest your attention in ModelBot?

  1. Operational Excellence: In our digital age, manual product modeling might be to slow. ModelBot streamlines operations, ensuring rapid results, freeing your team to focus on strategic growth avenues.

  2. Financial Precision: Errors in product modeling can lead to cascading losses and tarnish client trust. With ModelBot's meticulous automation, ensure every quote is accurate, protecting profits and bolstering client relations.

  3. Future-Ready Scalability: Whether you envision rapid product updates or business expansion, ModelBot is tailored for adaptability, ensuring you can pivot and grow with agility. This also mean you can go live FASTER with CPQ!

  4. Competitive Edge: Propel your business ahead with ModelBot. Deliver unparalleled product configurations and quotes with a speed that leaves competitors in the rearview.

In essence, ModelBot isn't just another tool; it's a strategic powerhouse. ModelBot equips you not just to keep pace, but to define the pace. It's not just about adapting; it's about leading.


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Where do we get the data?

ModelBot has been designed to seamlessly tap into a multitude of systems, ensuring a comprehensive and accurate modeling process.

  1. Product Information Management (PIM) Systems: PIM systems are goldmines of product-related information. ModelBot can extract detailed specifications, descriptions, media files, and more from these systems, ensuring that the most up-to-date product data is always at hand.

  2. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems: ERP systems offer a holistic view of business operations, from inventory and procurement to sales and finance. ModelBot can fetch data such as pricing, availability, and lead times from ERP systems, ensuring that the models are not only accurate but also aligned with real-time business realities.

  3. Direct CPQ Tickets: Sometimes, the most valuable insights come directly from the field. ModelBot can directly pull data from CPQ tickets, capturing nuances and specificities that might not be reflected in centralized systems. This ensures that models are always in sync with on-ground sales activities and customer requirements.

  4. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Systems: Understanding customer preferences and sales histories can provide valuable context. ModelBot can integrate with CRM systems to incorporate this customer-centric data, leading to models that are more in line with market demands.

  5. Supply Chain Management (SCM) Systems: Timelines, vendor details, and supply chain bottlenecks can significantly influence product configurations. By integrating with SCM systems, ModelBot ensures that models reflect the broader supply chain context, from raw material availability to delivery timelines.

  6. Custom Databases: Every business has its unique data repositories. ModelBot is versatile enough to connect with custom databases, whether they're based on SQL, NoSQL, or other architectures. This ensures that no critical data point is ever overlooked.

In essence, ModelBot's strength lies not just in its modeling prowess but in its ability to harmoniously integrate data from diverse systems. This ensures that every model is a true reflection of both the product and the ecosystem it operates in, leading to more accurate, efficient, and relevant CPQ outcomes.