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Recap of the new features on Hive CPQ in 2021
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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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Integration is a crucial part of every CPQ
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December 16, 2021 Written by
CPQ software

Integration is a crucial part of every CPQ

CPQ or Configure Price Quote platforms simplify the sales process for manufacturers. A visual configurator allows users to compose products, consult accurate prices and generate a quote instantly. To implement a CPQ, you need master data about the products and the customers. This information can manually be entered, or it can seamlessly be pulled from other systems, using integrations. Integrations are therefore incredibly important in every CPQ project. Why is that and how can you connect these systems? Read on to find out!

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The five principles of the Hive CPQ SaaS platform
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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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How CPQ drives sales
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July 27, 2021 Written by
Sales optimalisation CPQ software

How CPQ drives sales

Are you losing sales because it takes too long to make a quote? Long sales cycles kill deals. It slows down your manufacturing business on its way to growth and holds sales back. Are you also looking out for a shorter sales cycle to be able to move faster and grow? A CPQ can assist you with this process. But what exactly is CPQ? And how does it drive sales? That’s what we will be figuring out in this article.

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How Hive handled the COVID-19 pandemic
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May 31, 2021 Written by
Hive CPQ

How Hive handled the COVID-19 pandemic

It has been over a year since the coronavirus has taken over the world. The pandemic put economic life on hold in March of 2020, and while the situation is looking a lot more promising in May of 2021, the virus still has its grip on everyday business. In this article, we would like to give you an insight into how Hive has handled the sudden recession and how our company has found a way to successfully continue to grow.

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Hive CPQ is now locally available in China!
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April 06, 2021 Written by
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Hive CPQ is now locally available in China!

Hive CPQ simplifies international B2B e-commerce even further now: our platform is running in China! It is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, working its way up to the number 1 spot. China, known as a manufacturing hub, is therefore an interesting place for B2B players around the globe to target.

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A Word from our CEO for the New Year
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January 05, 2021 Written by
Hive CPQ

A Word from our CEO for the New Year

A new year has begun, so it is time to reflect on 2020 and look forward to the new year. The Hive team would like to thank you for your dedicated support the past year, and wish you all the best for 2021! With a new year comes a new Hive!

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CPQ: let's see if it is something for you
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October 21, 2020 Written by
CPQ software

CPQ: let's see if it is something for you

Are you looking into a CPQ solution and would you like some help figuring out the possibilities and the right approach for your company? Are you wondering how a CPQ platform would fit into your digital landscape? You might have a lot of questions before deciding what software will help your company to reach its goals... Let our CPQ scan help you out! 

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How CPQ Fits Into the New Normal for B2B Sales
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August 25, 2020 Written by
Sales optimalisation CPQ software

How CPQ Fits Into the New Normal for B2B Sales

COVID-19 has left nothing unaffected. While the pandemic is lasting a lot longer than we all thought/hoped, it is important to identify the ways it has impacted us. In this short article, we will briefly discuss how B2B sales have been redefined since the start of the outbreak, and how CPQ can answer the (new) needs.

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When is the time right to replace your current product configurator with Hive CPQ?
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February 06, 2020 Written by
CPQ software

When is the time right to replace your current product configurator with Hive CPQ?

Complex and powerful product configurators are often the backbone of a manufacturers organisation. It is an engine to validate input and generate crucial output information like pricing, bill of materials, bill of labour, complex calculations and more. However, lots of configurators no longer meet today's market standards. Let's take a look. 

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What if… You make your quotations using Hive CPQ?
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January 24, 2020 Written by
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What if… You make your quotations using Hive CPQ?

Hive CPQ is the next generation quotation tool. Why? We take the quotation process out of your current CRM or ERP environment. Quotations can be made by any stakeholder (Sales, backoffice, engineering and your customers). The user interface is fast, clean and simple. Hive CPQ speeds up the quotation process. Hive CPQ supports complex products and pricing, but manages to hide the complexity to the users.

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What is the estimated shipping time for a product?
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August 18, 2019 Written by
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What is the estimated shipping time for a product?

To know when certain products will be shipped is often a challenging question, causing inefficient phone calls and back and forth emailing. Increase your customer relationship with Hive CPQ’s new feature 'Shipping Schedules', which can be activated by any manufacturer.

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