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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
The five principles of the HiveCPQ 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.
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.
HiveCPQ is now locally available in China!
HiveCPQ 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.
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!