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How to meet customer needs with CPQ
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Oktober 31, 2023 geschrieben durch
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How to meet customer needs with CPQ

In the ever-changing world of business, customer-centricity reigns supreme. Providing tailored solutions to meet individual customer needs has become a driving force for success. Enter Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) software, an indispensable tool for businesses to effectively market their products. This month’s blog post explores the capabilities of CPQ, demonstrating how it helps companies meet, anticipate, and fulfill the ever-changing customer needs.

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Configure-To-Order (CTO) Manufacturing: Empowering Customization
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September 28, 2023 geschrieben durch
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Configure-To-Order (CTO) Manufacturing: Empowering Customization

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving manufacturing industry, businesses are constantly seeking ways to streamline their processes and deliver innovative products to meet the demands of their customers. One such method that has gained significant popularity is Configure-To-Order (CTO) manufacturing. In this article, we will explore what CTO products are, the benefits they provide, and the key differences between CTO and Engineer to Order (ETO) products.

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Navigating CPQ Project Costs: An Overview for Manufacturers
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August 31, 2023 geschrieben durch
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Navigating CPQ Project Costs: An Overview for Manufacturers

In today’s highly competitive and fast-paced world, manufacturers all over the globe have turned towards a CPQ or Configure Price Quote strategy. It enables companies to configure products, optimize pricing calculations, and accelerate quoting, all in a user-friendly online environment. While CPQ software helps companies grow, it also comes with a price tag that demands careful consideration. In this article, we are dissecting the various costs associated with CPQ projects. By understanding these costs, you’ll be able to make a more informed decision about leveraging CPQ to help your business grow.

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A comprehensive comparison: Online vs. offline product configurators
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Juli 27, 2023 geschrieben durch
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A comprehensive comparison: Online vs. offline product configurators

More than ever, manufacturers are relying on product configurators to customize their complex product offerings. However, the choice between an online and an offline product configurator can significantly impact the operations. Whether for habitual or company-specific reasons, the debate between online and offline software continues to be a hot topic. Let’s take a look at what the differences are and how to make an informed choice for your business case.

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Economic Uncertainty? The Value of Investing in CPQ During Times of Crisis
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Juni 21, 2023 geschrieben durch
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Economic Uncertainty? The Value of Investing in CPQ During Times of Crisis

In times of economic uncertainty, manufacturing enterprises are often challenged with reluctance to making business investments. Economic crises tend to trigger cost-cutting measures and cautious spending. However, Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solutions can be considered as an exception, since it forms an essential tool to support sales and provide potential benefits. Let’s take a look at why investing in CPQ in times of crisis is so crucial.

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How to make a business case for CPQ
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Juni 01, 2023 geschrieben durch
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How to make a business case for CPQ

In 2016, I founded Hive CPQ to help ambitious manufacturers accelerate their sales. One of the main reasons I wanted to create Configure Price Quote software is because CPQ is the kind of software that has a great impact on a company. If implemented correctly, it becomes a key strategy and efficiency ingredient. Today I’m sharing my insights on how to make a business case for CPQ. Let’s dive right in!

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CPQ implementation made easy: Meet our expert Hive CPQ team
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April 28, 2023 geschrieben durch
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CPQ implementation made easy: Meet our expert Hive CPQ team

CPQ or Configure Price Quote simplifies quoting for manufacturers of complex products. It is a powerful sales tool, but it only reaches it full potential when it’s implemented correctly. CPQ implementation is often really challenging. We have a team of CPQ specialists ready to help you every step of the way.

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Demonstrate the feasibility of CPQ with a Proof Of Concept
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März 22, 2023 geschrieben durch
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Demonstrate the feasibility of CPQ with a Proof Of Concept

Since the beginning of Hive, we have started nearly all our Configure Price Quote projects with a Proof of Concept, which we have called a Seeing Is Believing or SIB. What exactly does our Seeing Is Believing entail? What are the advantages of this approach and which results can you expect on which time frame?

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CPQ vs ecommerce: Exploring the differences and complementarity
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Februar 28, 2023 geschrieben durch
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CPQ vs ecommerce: Exploring the differences and complementarity

In today’s rapidly changing economy, companies are always on the lookout for ways to improve their sales processes. In recent years, Configure Price Quote software and ecommerce have proven to be useful tools for these companies to sell their products and services in an easy way. While the two approaches might seem similar at first, there are some key differences that are important to consider. Let’s take a look at these two online solutions, their similarities and differences, and how they can complement each other to help businesses grow.

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Tips for a successful CPQ rollout
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Dezember 14, 2022 geschrieben durch
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Tips for a successful CPQ rollout

CPQ or Configure Price Quote software helps companies with complex products to simplify and accelerate their sales process. It is a highly beneficial solution, so the implementation of a CPQ is a very exciting, yet also incredibly challenging process. In this month’s article, we have collected our best tips and tricks on how to create a smooth implementation process for your CPQ.

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Hive has been nominated for Deloitte’s 2022 Technology Fast 50!
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Oktober 11, 2022 geschrieben durch
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Hive has been nominated for Deloitte’s 2022 Technology Fast 50!

Hive CPQ has been nominated for Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50! The competition awards the fastest-growing technology companies in Belgium based on their percentage of growth in turnover during the last four years. Stay tuned for the final ranking on the 27th of October 2022.

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Hive CPQ Named High Performer in G2’s Fall 2022 report!
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September 29, 2022 geschrieben durch
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Hive CPQ Named High Performer in G2’s Fall 2022 report!

Hive CPQ has been recognized as a High Performer in the CPQ category in the Fall 2022 Report of G2, the world’s largest software marketplace. Based on customer reviews on the website, we have received three additional badges: Quality of Support, Easiest to do Business with, and Easiest to Use.

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