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Siebel CRM Desktop forMicrosoft OutlookAdministration GuideVersion 8.0, Rev AJune 2011

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ContentsSiebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide 1Chapter 1:What’s New in This ReleaseChapter 2:Overview of Siebel CRM Desktop for MicrosoftOutlookBenefits of Using Siebel CRM DesktopScenarios for Using Siebel CRM forforforforChapter 3:1515Working with an Activity That Is Associated with an OpportunityManaging Contact Information 16Managing Account Information 17Associating an Email with an Opportunity 17Managing an Opportunity 1816How Siebel CRM Desktop WorksOverview of How Siebel CRM Desktop Works19Extensions to the Microsoft Outlook User Interface 19Infrastructure That Siebel CRM Desktop Uses 20Architecture Components That Siebel CRM Desktop UsesHow Siebel CRM Desktop Uses the Siebel Enterprise2124Siebel Enterprise Components That Siebel CRM Desktop UsesAbout the Web Service API 26About the PIM Client Sync Service Business Service 27About the EAI Siebel Adapter Business Service 27About Integration Objects 28User Details Business Component 29About Authentication and Session Management 30Metadata That Describes the Siebel CRM Desktop Application2530Relationships Between Users, Responsibilities, Customization Packages, and MetadataFiles 30About the Customization Package 32About Metadata Files 33Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A3

Contents Chapter 4:How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles Siebel CRMDataHow Siebel CRM Desktop Handles an Activity35Overview of How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles an Activity 35How an Activity Is Created or Modified 37How Siebel CRM Desktop Processes an Activity 37How Siebel CRM Desktop Resolves Participants and Email Recipients of an ActivityHow Siebel CRM Desktop Displays an Activity in Microsoft Outlook 41How Siebel CRM Desktop Sets the Primary Employee of an Activity 41How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles an Attachment 44How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Shared Activity3944How the Origin of an Activity Affects Handling 44Example of How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Microsoft Outlook Meeting That ContainsMultiple Attendees 46Example of How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Shared Microsoft Outlook AppointmentThat Is Declined 47How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles Microsoft Outlook Calendar47How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Microsoft Outlook Calendar Item That the User Saves,Changes or Deletes 48How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Siebel CRM Activity That the User Saves, Changes, orDeletes 48How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles an Appointment 49How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Recurring Appointment 55How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Microsoft Outlook Task56How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Microsoft Outlook Email Message56How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles Items If the User Removes the Siebel CRM DesktopAdd-In 57How a User Can Link a Siebel CRM Record to a Microsoft Outlook RecordChapter 5:58How Siebel CRM Desktop Synchronizes DataHow Siebel CRM Desktop Synchronizes Data Between the Client and the Siebel Server59How Siebel CRM Desktop Synchronizes Data During the Initial Synchronization 59How Siebel CRM Desktop Synchronizes Data During an Incremental SynchronizationHow Siebel CRM Desktop Synchronizes Siebel CRM Data 62How Siebel CRM Desktop Manages Synchronization Duration 63Situations Where Siebel CRM Desktop Reinstalls the Data Structure 64Factors That Determine Which Data Siebel CRM Desktop SynchronizesFactors That Determine Which Data a Siebel CRM Desktop User Can Access4606666Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A

Contents How Differences in Data Between Microsoft Outlook and the Siebel Server AffectSynchronization 69How You or the User Can Modify Synchronization Frequency 70How Siebel CRM Desktop Avoids Duplicate Data 70How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Conflict During Synchronization71How Siebel CRM Desktop Prevents Cyclical Synchronization 71How Siebel CRM Desktop Prevents Duplicate Records 73How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Synchronization Error 74Chapter 6:Installing Siebel CRM DesktopRoadmap for Installing Siebel CRM DesktopProcess of Preparing the Siebel Server7777Preparing the Implementation Environment for Siebel CRM DesktopAdministering Metadata Files 78Creating and Publishing the Customization Package 82Administering Server Variables 84Overview of Installing the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In85About Files, File Locations, and Profiles 86Changes That Siebel CRM Desktop Makes During InstallationProcess of Installing the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In8789Verifying the Network and Infrastructure 89Installing the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In for a Single UserOptions for Installing the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In779192Customizing the First Run Assistant 93Guidelines for Installing the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In for Multiple UsersUsing the DOS Command Line to Set Optional Parameters 101Chapter 7:99Administering Siebel CRM DesktopChanging the Behavior of Siebel CRM Desktop105Modifying the Windows Registry to Change Siebel CRM Desktop Behavior 106Overriding Windows Registry Parameters That Locate the Siebel Server 110Setting Behavioral Limits for Siebel CRM Desktop 111Defining the URL That Siebel CRM Desktop Uses to Open the Siebel Web Client 113Controlling the Object Types That Siebel CRM Desktop Displays in the Filter Records Tab114Controlling the Synchronization Intervals That Siebel CRM Desktop Displays in theSynchronization Tab 114Controlling the Fields That Are Available in a Filter 115Controlling How Siebel CRM Desktop Converts Contacts 116Controlling How Siebel CRM Desktop Deletes Records During Synchronization 116Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A5

Contents Configuring the Exclusions List 122Controlling How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles an Archived ItemRemoving and Upgrading the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In123124Removing the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In for a Single User 125Removing the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In for Multiple Users 126Upgrading the Siebel CRM Desktop Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In 126Administering Metadata127Overview of Administering Metadata 127Republishing a Customization Package 127Administering Features That Affect Performance128Controlling the Time and Day to Perform Synchronizations 128Regulating the Size and Type of Synchronized Records 130Regulating the Number of Records That Siebel CRM Desktop SynchronizesAdministering Batching Options 132Administering Tracing and Logging 132Administering an Appointment That a Non-Siebel User Creates 133Troubleshooting Problems That Occur with Siebel CRM Desktop131134Enabling SOAP Data Dumps 134Troubleshooting Problems That Occur When Siebel CRM Desktop Connects to the SiebelServer 136Troubleshooting Problems That Occur During Synchronization 137Troubleshooting Problems That Occur When You Customize Siebel CRM Desktop 139Chapter 8:Customizing Siebel CRM DesktopCustomizing the Siebel CRM Desktop Application143Overview of Customizing Siebel CRM Desktop 144About Files in the Customization Package 144Customizing How Siebel CRM Desktop Maps Fields 148Customizing Which CRM Data Siebel CRM Desktop Removes if the User Removes SiebelCRM Desktop 149Customizing Synchronization 149Customizing a Form 150Customizing a Toolbar 151Customizing a Dialog Box 151Customizing a View 152Customizing the SalesBook Control 152Customizing Meta Information 152Customizing Localization 153Customizing the URL Protocol to Use HTTPS 154Customizing the Email Address of the Support Team 1546Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A

Contents Performing Typical Customization Work155Checking Out a Project in Siebel Tools 155Displaying Object Types in Siebel Tools 156Customizing the Product Name 156Localizing Values 157Displaying a Custom Siebel CRM Field in a Siebel CRM Desktop FormMaking a Field in Siebel CRM Desktop Read-Only 163Adding a Default Value to a Field in Siebel CRM Desktop 164Preventing the User From Deleting Records 165Process of Customizing Objects in Siebel CRM Desktop159166Defining the Custom Object 166Defining Synchronization for a Custom Object 169Adding Custom Views in Microsoft Outlook 171Defining the User Interface 171Defining the Validation Rules 179Defining Validation Rules for a Phone Number 180Adding Custom Logic 182Defining the Toolbar 183Defining Other Options 185Defining Logic for the Custom Form 185Process of Adding a Predefined Siebel Picklist to Siebel CRM Desktop185Identifying Predefined Picklist Objects in Siebel CRM 186Creating an Integration Object for the Contact Method Picklist 188Extending an Integration Object for the Contact Method Picklist 189Adding a Field to the Customization Package 190Customizing the Physical Layout for the Pick List 198Publishing and Testing a Custom Picklist 202Process of Adding an MVG Field203Identifying Predefined MVG Objects in Siebel CRM 204Process of Making Siebel CRM Data Available to Add an MVG 206Process of Modifying the Customization Package to Add an MVG 211Publishing and Testing a Custom MVG Field 216Example Code You Use to Add an MVG 217Appendix A: How Siebel CRM Desktop Maps Fields BetweenSiebel CRM Data and Microsoft Outlook DataHow Siebel CRM Desktop Maps Fields Between Siebel Activities and Outlook Calendar229How Siebel CRM Desktop Maps Fields Between Siebel Activities and Outlook Tasks232Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A7

Contents How Siebel CRM Desktop Maps the Owner Field Between a Siebel CRM Activity and anOutlook Task 234How Siebel CRM Desktop Maps the Status Field of an Activity 235How Siebel CRM Desktop Maps Fields Between a Siebel CRM Activity and an OutlookEmail 236How Siebel CRM Desktop Transforms Objects Between Siebel CRM Data and MicrosoftOutlook Data 238How Siebel CRM Desktop Transforms a Calendar Event That Does Not Recur 238How Siebel CRM Desktop Transforms a Recurring Event That Matches a Siebel RecurrencePattern 239How Siebel CRM Desktop Transforms a Recurrent Event That Does Not Match a SiebelRecurrence Pattern 241How Siebel CRM Desktop Transforms a Siebel CRM Activity That Is Not Repeated 242How Siebel CRM Desktop Transforms a Siebel CRM Activity That Is Repeated 242How Siebel CRM Desktop Maps Fields Between Certain Siebel Appointments and MicrosoftOutlook Appointments 244Appendix B: XML Files ReferenceXML Code to Map a Field245Example Code of the siebel basic mapping.xml File 246Type Tag of the siebel basic mapping.xml File 247Form Tag of the siebel basic mapping.xml File 247Alt Message Classes Tag of the siebel basic mapping.xml FileCustom Views Tag of the siebel basic mapping.xml File 248Field Tag of the siebel basic mapping.xml File 249Writer Tag of the siebel basic mapping.xml File 249248XML Code to Customize the Data That Siebel CRM Desktop Deletes if You RemoveSiebel CRM Desktop 250XML Code to Customize Synchronization251Example Code for the connector configuration.xml File 252Types Tag of the connector configuration.xml File 253Type Tag of the connector configuration.xml File 253View Tag of the connector configuration.xml File 253Synchronizer Tag of the connector configuration.xml File 254Links Tag of the connector configuration.xml File 254Natural Key Tag of the connector configuration.xml File 255Filter Presets Tag of the connector configuration.xml File 255XML Code to Customize Forms258Form Tag of the forms xx.xml File 259Validation Rules Tag of the forms xx.xml FileScript Tag of the forms xx.xml File 2628261Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A

Contents Info Bar Tag of the forms xx.xml File 263Page Tag of the forms xx.xml File 263Stack Tag of the forms xx.xml File 264Control Tag of the forms xx.xml File 265Types of Controls for the Control Tag of the forms xx.xml FileXML Code to Customize Toolbars267273Example Code of the toolbars.xml File 273Toolbars Tag of the toolbars.xml File 273XML Code to Customize Dialog Boxes275Dialog Tag of the dialogs.xml File 275Layout Tag of the dialogs.xml File 275Appearance Tag of the dialogs.xml File 275XML Code to Customize Views276XML Code to Customize the SalesBook Control277Example Code of the lookup view defs.xml File 278Array Tag of the lookup view defs.xml File 278Lookup View Definition Tag of the lookup view defs.xml FileXML Code for Meta Information279279SiebelMetaInfo Tag of the siebel meta info.xml File 280Common settings Tag of the siebel meta info.xml File 280Object Tag of the siebel meta info.xml File 281Field Tag of the siebel meta info.xml File 282Extra command options Tag of the siebel meta info.xml File 284Open with url tmpl Tag of the siebel meta info.xml File 284Picklist Tag of the siebel meta info.xml File 285Master filter expr Tag of the siebel meta info.xml File 285Appendix C: Additional Code in the Customization ExampleXML Code That Defines a Set of Custom Fields287XML Code That Defines a Many-To-Many RelationshipXML Code That Defines a List291XML Code That Creates Cells293289GlossaryIndexSiebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A9

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1What’s New in This ReleaseWhat’s New in Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft OutlookAdministration Guide, Version 8.0, Rev ATable 1 lists changes described in this version of the documentation to support release 8.0 of thesoftware.Table 1.What’s New in Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide, VersionVersion 8.0, Rev ATopicDescription“How Siebel CRM Desktop Uses theMicrosoft Exchange Server” on page 23Modified topic. Includes more details about how SiebelCRM Desktop uses the Microsoft Exchange Server.“How Siebel CRM Assigns the MeetingOrganizer” on page 42New topic. Describes how Siebel CRM assigns themeeting organizer.“How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles anAppointment” on page 49Modified topic. Describes how Siebel CRM Desktop useskeys to correlate a Siebel CRM activity with PIM data inMicrosoft Outlook.“How Siebel CRM Desktop Prevents DataLoss if the User Deletes CustomizationPackage Files” on page 65New Topic. If the user deletes customization packagefiles, then Siebel CRM Desktop restores thecustomization package files from local storage.“Administering Metadata Files” onpage 78Modified topic. You are no longer required to add onemetadata file at a time. You can now upload allmetadata files at one time. Also, the number ofmetadata files you must upload has changed, includingfiles for individual languages.“Uploading All Metadata Files at OneTime” on page 81New topic. You can upload all metadata files at onetime.“Guidelines for Assigning a Responsibilityto a Customization Package” on page 84Modified topic. A customization package requires aresponsibility. A customization package cannot containanother customization package. A metadata file canbelong to more than one customization package.“Caution About Changing the Default MailDelivery Location” on page 86New topic. You must not change the default emaildelivery location in the Microsoft Outlook profile whereyou install Siebel CRM Desktop.“Changes That Siebel CRM Desktop MakesDuring Installation” on page 87New topic. Describes changes that Siebel CRM Desktopmakes during installation of Siebel CRM Desktop to thefile system, Windows Registry, and settings in MicrosoftOutlook.Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A11

What’s New in This Release Table 1.What’s New in Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide, VersionVersion 8.0, Rev ATopicDescription“Customizing How Siebel CRM DesktopConnects to the Internet” on page 95New topic. You can customize how Siebel CRM Desktopconnects to the Internet.“Customizing How Siebel CRM DesktopShares Native Microsoft Outlook Items”on page 98New topic. You can customize Siebel CRM Desktop toshare or not share any new native Microsoft Outlookitems that the user creates in Microsoft Outlook.“Guidelines for Installing the Siebel CRMDesktop Add-In for Multiple Users” onpage 99Modified topic. Includes new instructions.“Controlling the Synchronization IntervalsThat Siebel CRM Desktop Displays in theSynchronization Tab” on page 114New topic. Describes how to control the synchronizationintervals that Siebel CRM Desktop displays in theSynchronization Tab of the CRM Desktop - Optionsdialog box.“Controlling the Fields That Are Availablein a Filter” on page 115New topic. To control the fields that are available in afilter, you use the IsHidden property of the field in thesiebel meta info.xml file.“Controlling How Siebel CRM DesktopConverts Contacts” on page 116New topic. First Run Assistant prompts the user toconvert Microsoft Outlook contacts to Siebel CRMcontacts. You can disallow this feature.“How the Number of Deleted RecordsDetermines Delete Confirmation” onpage 117New topic. Describes how the number of records thatthe user has deleted determines whether or not SiebelCRM Desktop displays the Confirm Synchronization tab.“Configuring the Exclusions List” onpage 122New topic. The Exclusions List allows the user toexclude an individual record from synchronization. Youcan configure how Siebel CRM Desktop uses this list.“Controlling How Siebel CRM DesktopHandles an Archived Item” on page 123New topic. If Microsoft Outlook archives an item, thenSiebel CRM Desktop interprets this action as a deletion,and it deletes the corresponding Siebel CRM record inthe Siebel database. You can control this behavior.“Troubleshooting Problems That Occurwith Siebel CRM Desktop” on page 134New topic. Describes how to troubleshoot problems thatoccur with Siebel CRM Desktop. It includes several newtroubleshooting topics and a topic that describes how toenable SOAP dumps.“JavaScript Files in the CustomizationPackage” on page 147New topic. Describes the JavaScript files that SiebelCRM Desktop includes in the customization package.“Customizing Language for the FormsFiles” on page 153New topic. To customize the behavior of theforms xx.xml file that comes predefined with SiebelCRM Desktop, you can use a forms file that is specific toa language.12Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A

What’s New in This Release Table 1.What’s New in Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide, VersionVersion 8.0, Rev ATopicDescription“Customizing the Product Name” onpage 156New topic. You can customize the product name thatSiebel CRM Desktop displays in the client.“Making a Field in Siebel CRM DesktopRead-Only” on page 163New topic. You can make a field in Siebel CRM Desktopread-only.“Adding a Default Value to a Field in SiebelCRM Desktop” on page 164New topic. Describes how to configure Siebel CRMDesktop to populate a field with a default value whenthe user creates a new record.“Preventing the User From DeletingRecords” on page 165New topic. You can configure Siebel CRM Desktop toprevent the user from deleting records in the SiebelCRM Desktop client.“Defining Validation Rules for a PhoneNumber” on page 180Modified topic. Includes new XML code.“Process of Adding a Predefined SiebelPicklist to Siebel CRM Desktop” onpage 185New topic. You can add a picklist to Siebel CRM Desktop.“Process of Adding an MVG Field” onpage 203New topic. You can add an MVG field to Siebel CRMDesktop.“How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles anItem That is Marked Private” on page 231New Topic. Siebel CRM does not display the contents ofan item to any user who interacts with the Siebel Serverexcept the item owner.“XML Code That Defines a Set of CustomFields” on page 287Modified topic. Includes new XML code.“XML Code That Defines a Many-To-ManyRelationship” on page 289Modified topic. Includes new XML code.How CRM Desktop Maps the Private Fieldof an ActivityTopic removed. The user cannot share a privateMicrosoft Outlook appointment or task in Siebel CRMDesktop. These items are not synchronized with theSiebel Server.How CRM Desktop Maps the Alarm andAlarm Lead FieldsTopic removed. Siebel CRM Desktop no longersynchronizes reminders with Siebel alarms.Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A13

What’s New in This Release What’s New in Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft OutlookAdministration Guide, Version 8.0Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook, Version 8.0 is the first release of this new product. Table 2lists the chapters for this guide.Table 2.Chapters in Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide, Version 8.0TopicDescription“Overview of Siebel CRM Desktop forMicrosoft Outlook” on page 15Describes an overview of the Siebel CRM Desktopsolution, including descriptions, comparisons, andexplanations of daily uses.“How Siebel CRM Desktop Works” onpage 19Describes how Siebel CRM Desktop operates, includingsynchronization, how synchronization conflicts arehandled, and which Siebel Server components SiebelCRM Desktop uses.“How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles SiebelCRM Data” on page 35Describes how Siebel CRM Desktop maps certain databetween Siebel CRM and Microsoft Outlook.“How Siebel CRM Desktop SynchronizesData” on page 59Describes how Siebel CRM Desktop uses Web servicesand integration objects during synchronization.“Installing Siebel CRM Desktop” onpage 77Describes how to prepare the Siebel Server and installthe Siebel CRM Desktop application.“Administering Siebel CRM Desktop” onpage 105Describes how to administer Siebel CRM Desktop,including changing behavior of the Siebel CRM Desktopapplication, adding and removing Siebel CRM Desktop,and improving performance.“Customizing Siebel CRM Desktop” onpage 143Describes how to customize an implementation.“XML Files Reference” on page 245Describes the code in the XML files, which is included inthe customization package.“How Siebel CRM Desktop Maps FieldsBetween Siebel CRM Data and MicrosoftOutlook Data” on page 229Describes how Siebel CRM Desktop maps fields betweenSiebel CRM data and Microsoft Outlook data.“Additional Code in the CustomizationExample” on page 287Describes XML code used in the customization example.“Glossary” on page 297Defines certain terms that this guide uses.14Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A

2Overview of Siebel CRM Desktopfor Microsoft OutlookThis chapter describes an overview of Oracle’s Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook. It includesthe following topics: Benefits of Using Siebel CRM Desktop on page 15 Scenarios for Using Siebel CRM Desktop on page 15Benefits of Using Siebel CRM DesktopSiebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook (Siebel CRM Desktop) is an application that integratesSiebel CRM processes and data in Microsoft Outlook . It allows the user to perform important andtypical CRM work directly in a native Microsoft Outlook environment.Siebel CRM Desktop centralizes essential business information in the familiar Microsoft Outlookenvironment. This centralization complements the existing capabilities that a Siebel applicationprovides. These features help the user to perform common interactions. The user can use Siebel CRMDesktop to realize the following benefits: Manage Siebel CRM data. Manage Siebel CRM data and link this data to CRM records directlyin Microsoft Outlook. The user can manage appointments, emails, contacts, accounts, activities,opportunities, and so forth directly in Microsoft Outlook. Synchronize data. Perform bidirectional, incremental synchronization between Siebel CRMDesktop on the Microsoft Outlook Client and the Siebel application on the Siebel Server, whichhelps to keep the data in these applications up-to-date and consistent. Work while disconnected. Perform work even when disconnected from the corporate network.For your organization, some benefits include: Increased user adoption of your business processes and tools. Siebel CRM Desktop does notrequire the user to use an application that the user is not familiar with. Increased accessibility to data because the user is not required to log into the Siebel applicationto view and maintain CRM data. Decreased training costs. Most users are already familiar with Microsoft Outlook. You can focusyour training on CRM processes instead of spending time and resources on learning how toperform simple interactions.Scenarios for Using Siebel CRM DesktopThis topic describes several scenarios of how you can use Siebel CRM Desktop with Microsoft Outlook.It includes the following topics: “Scenario for Working with an Activity That Is Associated with an Opportunity” on page 16Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Administration Guide Version 8.0,Rev A15

Overview of Siebel CRM Desktop for Microsoft Outlook Scenarios for Using SiebelCRM Desktop “Scenario for Managing Contact Information” on page 16 “Scenario for Managing Account Information” on page 17 “Scenario for Associating an Email with an Opportunity” on page 17 “Scenario for Managing an Opportunity” on page 18Scenario for Working with an Activity That Is Associatedwith an OpportunityThis scenario gives one example of how you might use Siebel CRM Desktop with an activity that isassociated with an opportunity. You might use Siebel CRM Desktop differently, depending on yourbusiness model.On Friday afternoon, a sales manager reviews the Big Deal opportunity and realizes that it has beeninactive for some time. The Manager does the following work in native Microsoft Outlook to assignthe task to a sales representative: Create a new Microsoft Outlook task Associate the relevant opportunity to the task and complete other details of the task Send the task to the assigned ownerOn Monday, the representative uses Microsoft Outlook to view opportunities. The representativeexamines the opportunity and notices the new activity, notices the assignor, and realizes that thedemonstration must be revised. To examine more information the representative can drill down onthe activity record. On Thursday, the representative finishes revising the demonstration and changesthe activity status to Done.Scenario for Managing Contact InformationThis scenario gives one example of how you might use Siebel CRM Desktop to manage contactinformation. You might use Siebel CRM Desktop differently, depending on your business model.A sales representative works at High-Tech Office Expo and manages many customers, including acustomer named Company Y. While at High-Tech Office Expo, the sales representative meets a newcontact who is the CEO of Company X, which is a competitor of Company Y. The sales representativealso encounters an old college friend who just moved to town. They trade contact information.The sales representative creates a new contact in Microsoft Outlook and enters

How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Microsoft Outlook Task 56 How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles a Microsoft Outlook Email Message 56 How Siebel CRM Desktop Handles Items If the User Removes the Siebel CRM Desktop Add-In 57 How a User Can Link a Siebel CRM Record to a Microsoft Outlook Record 58 Chapter 5: How Siebel CRM Desktop Synchronizes Data

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