How digitally ready are your channel partners?

​Canalys-designed channel transformation tool Alys supports vendors to help their partners assess their digital capabilities.

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Alys

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Alys is a high-value innovative digital experience that allows technology channel managers to:

  • Evaluate and engage channel partners.
  • Learn about channel partners’ capabilities and skills in the channel ecosystem.
  • Deliver recommendations on the spot.
  • Collaborate with partners to close their skills gaps.
  • Integrate with partner portals, virtual events, newsletters and more!

 

Alys survey tool

 

testimonial

Tested, delivered, deployed

 

Alys is already seeing action at some of the leading global tech vendors. They want to keep quiet that they are ahead of the game in helping their partners transform. But our analysts can share a number of case studies and testimonies to help you understand how to get the most out of Alys.

Case studies

 

2020

Software development skills ​in the channel​

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2020

Channel capabilities in digital readiness

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Customize Alys

Offers a unique, fresh experience to partners.

 

 

Alys projects are structured around three to four categories aligned to the client’s strategy.

The client gets visibility of each respondent, allowing targeted follow-ups with individual partners.

Alys projects are structured around three to four categories aligned to the client’s strategy.

 

Alys projects are structured around three to four categories aligned to the client’s strategy.

The client gets visibility of each respondent, allowing targeted follow-ups with individual partners.

The client gets visibility of each respondent, allowing targeted follow-ups with individual partners.

Each respondent receives a detailed report with individual guidance from the Alys recommendations engine. Content can be customized for each project.

Customized design: Includes your logo, custom text and background image.

Executive summary: Each respondent receives an overall score based on their specific Alys responses, including a spider diagram graded across the four questionnaire categories.

Capabilities report: These interactive buttons allow respondents to drill into granular data from Alys.

Provides partners with actionable recommendations based on their responses

Each respondent receives a detailed report with individual guidance from the Alys recommendations engine. Content can be customized for each project.

Each respondent receives a detailed report with individual guidance from the Alys recommendations engine. Content can be customized for each project.

Provides partners with actionable recommendations based on their responses

Provides partners with actionable recommendations based on their responses

Recommendations: Each report offers custom recommendations based on the respondent’s inputs.

These recommendations can use Canalys data and market insights, vendor messaging and information from third-party sources.

Think about using the recommendations to direct partners toward specific programs and portals.

Partners can see how they are doing compared to their pool of peers.

Benchmarking: This section of the report provides detailed scoring on each response and how it compares to the wider response pool.

This is valuable, actionable information to help partners identify their individuals strengths and areas of improvement.

Partners can see how they are doing against their peers.

Partners can see how they are doing compared to their pool of peers.

What categories could you explore?

 

Everything-as-a-Service

  • PC-as-a-service​
  • Managed print​
  • Managed workplace​
  • Software development​
  • Vertical expertise​
  • Shift to opex​

Digital Excellence​

  • Driving website traffic
  • Social media​
  • UX/UI​
  • Online sales
  • Delivery times​
  • Converting sales​

Customer-centricity

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Segmentation
  • CRM
  • Attach
  • Cross-sell
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Value-add Services

  • Service catalogue​
  • Financing options​
  • Cybersecurity​

A detailed customized report for respondents

 

Alys survey tool
  • Customized design

  • Executive summary

  • Capabilities report

  • Capabilities summary​

  • Scoring​

 

Alys is a fully customizable assessment tool configured by Canalys channels analysts to evaluate partners across up to four focus areas. Vendors can align the categories to their unique strategy. Senior Canalys analysts work with our vendor clients to create a digital questionnaire around specific needs. There is a well-developed back-end structure and algorithm, but all Alys projects are highly tailored solutions. We find that this option to customize means that, with our vendor clients, we deliver the very best to their channel partners.

 

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