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 The software offers a bunch of benefits but when it is outdated, slow, or complex, it might have the counterproductive effect.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.
Top 7 most common myths about CPQ software - Myth vs. Reality
Configure Price Quote (CPQ) software simplifies the sales process for manufacturers by making it easy to configure complex products, calculate the correct price, and generate a quote. Working with a CPQ guarantees that all information is stored in one place and that all departments within a company are linked to one another. However, there are a lot of common misconceptions about CPQ software that need debunking. Let’s take a look at the most common myths and how CPQ software handles these.
The war for talent: How to protect your company from the talent gap and the great resignation?
The war for talent rages on. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are not only dealing with a talent gap, or a lack of skills in the workforce, but also with the great resignation, making people rethink their salaries, working conditions, and job satisfaction. The number of people quitting their jobs has rarely been higher. Studies have shown that the manufacturing industry in particular has been hit hard by this job market crisis. How can you protect your company from the increasing influence of the talent gap and the great resignation?
Welcome to Hive, Anna!
The Hive team is welcoming someone new once again! We’re so happy to announce that Anna is joining us on the marketing team as visual designer.
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?
Welcome to Hive, Simon and Victor!
Our Hive team keeps growing! We’re very happy to welcome Simon and Victor to our team as interns on sales and marketing.
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.
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?