SugarCon 2017 Recap: App Throwdown

By Sarah Friedlander Garcia & Paul Scondac• September 27th, 2017

As of 2018, we've thrown on a fresh coat of paint and upgraded our look and name to UpCurve Cloud.

To kick off SugarCon 2017, the category winners for the App Throwdown were announced during the opening reception. However, we got to see the teams in action on Wednesday at the SugarCon App Throwdown where they got to compete for bragging rights to the "Ultimate Superpower!"

The panel of judges this year were:

  • Avi Bar – National Sales Manager, ASI Group
  • Rebecca Wetteman – VP of Research - Nucleus Research
  • Rich Green – Chief Product Officer, SugarCRM
  • Mark Weitzel – Sr. Director, Worldwide ISV Alliances, SugarCRM

Best in Class Winners

X-Ray Vision – Splash: Gamification Platform for Sugar

Splash introduced game-like mechanics into Sugar to inspire employees to be more curious, detail-driven, and competitive. This increases productivity and performance, in addition to job satisfaction. Tap into your workforce’s hidden potential and turn your CRM into an employee-motivation engine.

Teleportation – Appdome: Enterprise Mobility in Minutes

With Appdome, organizations can integrate Sugar Mobile with their EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) SDK of choice in a matter of minutes, no code or coding required.

Clairvoyance – PandaDoc: Sales Docs Integrated with Sugar

From sales proposals, case studies and contracts, PandaDoc allows you to create customizable documents directly from Sugar. You can easily customize these templates and add new ones to create a robust library of branded templates, and then send out for electronic signature saving both your sales team and prospects time without having to install specialized software.

Utility Belt – RT SalesMap: Google Maps Integrated with Sugar

By bridging the gap between Sugar and Google Maps, RT SalesMap helps users track and locate their records on Google Maps within Sugar, which enhances the overall performance of the sales team, making them more productive and efficient to deal with the customers.

Crowd Pleaser – 3CLogic: Amazon Alexa Integration

Introducing 3CLogic’s voice-enabled Insides Sales solution leveraging SugarCRM but enabled via Amazon Alexa using 3CLogic’s CTI and Call Center platform. It’s a simpler way to provide customized customer engagements while extending the size of your sales or customer support teams. Now that’s a superpower!

App Throwdown Winner: Splash by Intelestream

Voting to choose the winner of the App Throwdown was done through the SugarCon Mobile App: Congratulations to Intelestream on their win!

This post is part of our SugarCon 2017 blog series. Take a look at all the articles from SugarCon 2017 here.
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Sarah Friedlander Garcia
Director of Marketing at UpCurve Cloud
Paul Scondac
Marketing Manager at UpCurve Cloud