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?
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.
Recap of the new features on Hive CPQ in 2022
Another year has gone by! While we’re settling into the new year, we’re taking one final look back on 2022 today. How did our Configure Price Quote solution change in the past year? What new features did we implement to improve our solution? Let’s take a look at how our product evolved in 2022.
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.
The importance of UX design in a digitalized sales process
UX design, or User Experience Design, entails any interaction a user has with a product or service and describes their emotions, from frustration to satisfaction. It plays a pivotal role in design decisions and providing positive customer experiences. But could UX design also be interesting to help drive sales? And how would that exactly work? Let’s find out.
NEW: The Hive Experience Configurator
Welcome to the future of lead generation. We are launching the Hive Experience Configurator, a new way of generating qualified leads with active purchase intent straight from your website. Align your marketing and sales processes with the actions performed by your prospects on your configurator to increase conversion and closing rates. Use our experience configurator to sell more (efficiently)!
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.
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.
The Smart Forklift: How to switch to Hive CPQ
You might feel like you are stuck with your current Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) software system because you have already spent so much time and effort on its setup and maintenance. But you don’t have to stick with a solution that doesn’t work for your business. We believe you deserve to switch whenever you’d like. That’s why we created the Hive Smart Forklift, the easiest way to transition from your current CPQ to Hive.
Signs it’s time to consider switching your CPQ software
CPQ or Configure, Price, Quote software helps companies worldwide to market and sell complex products more efficiently. The software offers a bunch of benefits but when it is outdated, slow, or complex, it might have the counterproductive effect. In that case, looking into a different CPQ provider that better fits your business case might help you get back on track. Let’s dive into some signs it’s time to consider switching CPQ softwares.
Hive is now ISO 27001 certified!
Hive cares about protecting the data our customers and partners have trusted us with. We have received our first ISO 27001 certification! Getting awarded with ISO 27001 demonstrates that with Hive we are using best-practice information security methods. Let’s take a look at what this means.
Must-haves of a CPQ solution in 2022
More and more manufacturers rely on CPQ or Configure Price Quote software to sell their complex products online, causing the CPQ market to exponentially grow in the past couple of years. There is now a wide variety of CPQ solutions available, but what are the must-haves in 2022? Which options are essential and will help you get the best ROI? Whether you’re already using CPQ software or still looking into buying one, our top 7 must-haves will help you select the right tool for you.