Why Motive is MIXing it Up

Because automotive retail in 2020 runs on data. Because our industry needs digital retailing…now – and digital retailing requires the vehicle inventory, customer information, manufacturer incentives, trade-in valuation, lender terms, F&I products, etc. to come together in real-time.   Because the connected vehicle needs to be connected – to the OEM and to the dealer.  Service appointments need to be made…

DriveCentric on how MIX helped move business forward

We love our customers, and we love when our customers love us even more!  Check out this 1 minute video testimony from DriveCentric, a leader in the CRM space who is able to divert IT resources from DMS integrations to in-house product development and innovation thanks to Motive Integrator eXchange (MIX). 

Shifting to focus on profitability has everyone looking for operational efficiency

In its newsletter this week, Automotive News featured an interview with Nicholas Speeks, CEO of Mercedes Benz USA about finding opportunity in crisis.    As  the global economy waits for demand to rebound, Mr. Speeks talks about shifting from producing volume to focusing on operational efficiency.  This shift is no-doubt common in many industries. If your business relies on data…

Motive Retail Covid19 Shelter-in-Place Week 6 Update

Six weeks into Motive Retail’s Covid-19 shelter-in-place protocol, here’s a quick update on how the virus has affected our work: We’ve fine-tuned our work efficiency tools (JIRA boards, agile rituals, etc) to the point where we may be BETTER aligned on work across the team than before Covid! We’ve increased all-hands standups over video call from 1x/week to 2x/week, while…