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How to make a business case for CPQ
WEB May 23 Article
June 01, 2023 Written by
Sales optimalisation CPQ software Hive CPQ

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 vs ecommerce: Exploring the differences and complementarity
New Web CPQ vs Ecommerce
February 28, 2023 Written by
Sales optimalisation CPQ software

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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Recap of the new features on Hive CPQ in 2022
New 01 23 Recap features 2022 web
January 26, 2023 Written by
Features in Hive

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.

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The importance of UX design in a digitalized sales process
11 22 UX design sales web
December 08, 2022 Written by
Sales optimalisation

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.

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NEW: The Hive Experience Configurator
11 22 Experience Config web
November 09, 2022 Written by
Features in Hive

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)!

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Hive has been nominated for Deloitte’s 2022 Technology Fast 50!
10 22 Deloitte Fast 50 web
October 11, 2022 Written by
Hive CPQ

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!
09 22 G2 High Performer web
September 29, 2022 Written by
Hive CPQ

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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Hive is now ISO 27001 certified!
07 22 ISO Certified web
July 29, 2022 Written by
Hive CPQ

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.

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Time is money: the importance of time efficiency
03 22 Time is money web
March 28, 2022 Written by
Sales optimalisation

Time is money: the importance of time efficiency

“Time is money”, the famous words from Benjamin Franklin prove that time efficiency was even in 1748 a trending topic. Today, the pressure is higher than ever to not waste any time, which has in turn influenced customer behavior. Customers today are demanding a better and faster buying experience. How can you handle this growing difficulty as a company?

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How to make a digital leap in your sales process
02 22 Digital Leap web
February 17, 2022 Written by
Sales optimalisation

How to make a digital leap in your sales process

Over the last few years, digital technologies have had a major impact on our daily lives: we wake up reading the online newspaper on a tablet, work on our laptops throughout the day, host remote meetings, and go to bed scrolling through social media on our smartphones. These changes are forcing companies to reinvent their businesses and to make a digital leap. However, merely digitalizing the internal processes is not enough. Let’s take a look at why you should transform your sales process and how you can do so in today’s modernized world.

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Recap of the new features on Hive CPQ in 2021
01 22 Recap 2021 features web
February 01, 2022 Written by
Features in Hive

Recap of the new features on Hive CPQ in 2021

The past year has been extraordinary. 2021 was the year of vaccinations, more remote work, and the attempt to catch up on the things we had to miss out on in 2020. Today, we’re taking one final look back at the previous year to see which features we treated our customers to! We added 150.000 lines of code to Hive, what kind of features does this translate to?

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The five principles of the Hive CPQ SaaS platform
11 21 Five principles Hive web
November 30, 2021 Written by
Hive CPQ

The five principles of the Hive CPQ SaaS platform

There are a lot of things for us to take into consideration when we’re building Hive as a SaaS or Software as a Service platform. The main challenge is that the system must be a great fit for a very broad range of users. What do you prioritize in that case when building a SaaS? After years of experience, we have got five principles that guide us to build a powerful CPQ platform.

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