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The Three Most Common Excel Headaches, and an Aspirin-free Approach to Eliminating Them

by Mike Nieburg in All Blog Posts, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote), Democratization, Excel Spreadsheets, Finance and Insurance

The Three Most Common Excel Problems EASA Solves Excel is universally loved for its flexibility, power and agility, but probably nearly as universally loathed for three problems it can create when users attempt to share critical spreadsheets, namely: 1. Lack of version control: Most of us have personally experienced the scenario of losing track of […]

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Don’t Invest in That Expensive CPQ Solution Just Yet

by Mike Nieburg in All Blog Posts, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote)

If your company sells products or services that are highly configurable, and your processes are not “cookie cutter,” then Excel is probably being used somewhere in your quote generation procedure. You are likely struggling with the ensuing chaos—version control challenges, proprietary information exposure, lack of an audit trail, and so forth. It is critical to […]

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The dilemma: Replace Excel with dedicated software for configuration, pricing & quoting (CPQ)? Maybe not…

by Mike Nieburg in Appification, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote), Excel Spreadsheets, Finance and Insurance, Low-Code Development Platform

Replace Excel with dedicated software? There are situations when Excel is an ideal solution for CPQ, for example when your configuration mix is small and uncomplicated, with few people generating proposals and tight budgets for software investments. But as you scale up to a larger group of users, with increasing proprietary information, need for approvals […]

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Using A CPQ Software Solution To Save Your Business Money

by EASA Software in All Blog Posts, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote)

Putting together proposals and figuring out pricing for new or potential customers is often a painful process, especially if your products or services are highly configurable based on the customer’s requirements. For you, there is no such thing as a quick and easy price list or barcode scan. Each proposal is as different and individual […]

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How Insurance Industry Leader Zurich Financial Uses EASA for Innovation

by EASA Software in All Blog Posts, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote), Excel Spreadsheets

The insurance industry is a competitive one, and companies that occupy this sector need to be constantly improving their processes to stay successful. One of the biggest challenges that insurance groups face is how to effectively and efficiently price their products.  The pricing process for insurance providers is a complex one where many factors, some […]

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How Streamlining Proposal Generation Can Put You Ahead of your Competition

by EASA Software in All Blog Posts, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote)

It’s a common concern of nearly every business owner, large or small: how do I get more business, and differentiate myself from my competition in the process of attempting to earn that business? Often one of the things that can help you win a bid for new work is fast turnaround time of your proposal.  […]

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What is a CPQ Application and How Can it Help Your Business?

by EASA Software in All Blog Posts, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote)

We’ve had many clients leverage EASA software for their proposal and pricing generation, or CPQ, needs, due in large part to the flexible nature of EASA and the fact that it can easily integrate existing systems and spreadsheets.  But why exactly would a business need a custom application developed for CPQ (configure, price and quote)? […]

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