Harvard Business Review: SMART Innovation in Sales and Marketing

With 35 pioneering solutions in technology, SMART is known as an innovative company. And, it’s not all about products, it’s about organizational innovation, too.

Recognizing the limitations of simply “better aligning” their commercial functions, however, the team completely dismantled traditional sales, marketing, success, and service altogether and reconfigured them into what SMART calls the “Unified Commercial Engine” (UCE). Unlike traditional silos, mapped to internal processes, the UCE is built back from a careful mapping of customers’ buying journeys across a range of predictable “jobs to be done” as part of a typical educational technology purchase.

Read more from Brent Adamson on how SMART is pioneering the future of sales and marketing in Harvard Business Review: