Sempre trabalhei homeoffice então não mudou nada, mas no Brasil inteiro todos estão fazendo homeoffice, eventos cancelados etc.
Working at home, doing online meetings, looking business according with the world situation
In Pipedrive, we're working from home with the whole company. We're making sure that our service with the tools and our customer service doesn't change and we're here for everyone in times of need. We do understand some business less build to swift to remote work will struggle. We're very interested to hear what everyone is struggling with in their team and how we at Pipedrive can help with our tools.
With the outbreak of COVID19 everyone at our company started working remotely since Friday. We have seen a huge spike in our inbound sales leads since more companies are looking to launch internal and external communities.
Our company also launched an initiative to provide free upgrades to research institutes and non-profits tackling issues related to this virus.
Our team is already completely remote so nothing has changed for our business BUT our customer base is typically working from an office. For the next couple of weeks I'm planning to offer FREE Pipedrive training and basic onboarding to any small business that needs to quickly go remote. We'll see how it goes!
We are a manufacturer based in New Zealand and have a number of effects that are being felt by our company. Our manufacturing staff are still at work, but some of our office staff are working remotely. Our biggest issue is freight and supply chain issues. We cannot purchase some of our items and we also cannot easily get air freight of our products out to customers. New Zealand air freight capacity has dropped down to ~15% of usual.
Hi to all! I live and work in Italy: my consultant activity has gone down a lot, because the country lockdown does not allow me to meet the customers (this situation from the beginning of March and - I think - realistically believe it will continue until end of April or first week of May).
But this is necessary.
So, I've decided to move forward and now I'm focusing my effort in two directions: first, providing my customers support in cybersecurity services. Smartworking needs more attention on security :-)Second, I'm trying to find new lead for Pipedrive: it's a "online business" and it's perfect now.
Have a nice day :-)Marco
At Salespanel, almost everyone is working from home from tomorrow. India is in stage-2 of the epidemic development. The Govt. is imposing lockdown on IT workspaces. Our support and services aren't affected as most people are already comfortable with remote work in the team.On the product team, everyone has to deal with some extra communication but it's in everyone's best interest to keep social distancing for a while. We are pushing on our product roadmap while extending trial periods for businesses. Some of them are distracted and need more time to go through the solution. @Nil Ray
I have to say that in these days I'm doing my first deploy of pipedrive.
The difference is that I'm not meeting in person with my client, we have done a Whatsapp group and we are working toghether.
Aqui na Sales Hackers nossos clientes que estavam em Forecast seguraram o investimento e isso abalou as nossas vendas!Estamos todos remotos e estou junto a direção pensando em formas de gerar vendas nesse momento...Já estamos flexibilizando pagamentos e com possibilidade de desconto para os projetos fechar. Nossas consultorias são remotas então isso não é um problema, é só o medo mesmo das pessoas que fizeram eles desistir de investir.
Thank you for the question and for sharing our concerns and ways to face the challenge. We work as facilitators and process consultants so all our face to face workshops and events had two alternatives, postponement/cancellation or finding proactive solutions with the clients.
We have transformed this challenge into creative energy and have convinced our clients to move to facilitated and moderated digital workshops and meetings by applying our skill and expertise in the field.
As you may imagine the clients initially were a bit skeptical but as everyone wants to react and transform the feeling of impotence and fear into one of renewal and positiveness we had a very positive response and enthusiasm. As my colleague from the International Association of Facilitator Pilar Orti says “relationships fuel a team, not physical proximity”.
Although most people are used to face to face meetings, because everyone can interact with all the senses, there are great advantages in terms of effectiveness, focus, productivity and impact of the meetings and brainstormings that are facilitated online.
Like any facilitated meeting or workshop a proper prior planning relating to the purpose outcome and process and a quick rehearsal between the client and our team, are fundamental.
Do you have any experience to share about your challenges and insights of running remote meetings?
The confinement due to COVID19 does not, in reality, affect much in my working methods.
I deploy PIPEDRIVE to my clients, most often remotely, independently or via google meet for meetings. Meet allows me to screencast and to be able to provide interesting support to my clients.
The face-to-face portion of my services has been replaced by meetings ... it's less social but it has the merit of working well anyway.
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