Hive Software


 

Hive is a cloud-based collaboration software tool for small and midsize organizations, primarily in technology-related fields. It is used by project teams to automate and streamline project workflows.

Users can communicate with other team members by creating group conversations or send direct messages for private conversations. Hive also offers integrations with over 100 other cloud-based tools and allows users to receive automated updates from integrated systems without leaving the platform.

From within the platform, users can access files from Google Drive, Box or Dropbox. Files can be dragged and dropped onto a message to share them or onto an action to attach them.  

Action templates help automate assigning tasks by allowing users to assign the same steps used on previous actions. Users can also toggle between different views, including their individual actions, team actions, progress view or view by labels.

There is a free starter version, and paid versions are priced per user per month. Priority support, unlimited integrations and other upgraded features are available with the paid versions. All versions are free to nonprofit organizations. Hive offers mobile apps for both iOS and Android.

 

Hive  - Dashboard
 
  • Hive  - Dashboard
    Dashboard
  • Hive  - Create new workflow
    Create new workflow
  • Hive  - Progress view
    Progress view
  • Hive  - Integrations
    Integrations
  • Hive  - Team calendar
    Team calendar
  • Hive  - Direct messaging
    Direct messaging
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Unix, IBM OS/400, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 10

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So hail from Accenture
Specialty: Technology
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

March 2017

March 2017

Home Automation and control

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This software is really cool if you want to automate things in your house such as your heating and lighting where you can use sensors for when you walk into your house they will turn the lights on automatically. The app they offer is really easy to use and very straight forward. The downside is that sometimes it lags so if a sensor goes off it does not turn the lights on right away. In summary, the idea is really good and the execution is good but the reliability needs to be worked on as it does not always work.

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Good design idea and easy to use

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Not very reliable yet as it sometimes fails to work as expected, looks like they have some bugs to sort out

 
 
 
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Clare from Turner Construction

January 2017

January 2017

So much better than Slack

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We were using a combination of Slack and a couple of other tools, like Trello and some Google Docs but Hive gave us everything we needed in one spot. Big step forward and we're very happy!

Source: Capterra
 

Andrew from Harvard University
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

September 2016

September 2016

Awesome teamwork tool

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I've been using Hive now for many months, and it has only made collaboration with the teams I work with easy and efficient. It's very customizable, and their team continues to improve the product on a consistent basis. I've only had positive experiences with this product.

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-Easy to use
-Powerful organization
-Has everything in one place-files, task management, messaging, integration

Cons

Not enough people know about it!

Source: Capterra
 

Jan from Digitum Marketing
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

September 2016

September 2016

Simplest way to run your team

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Great tool, use it to run my marketing team across US & Canada. Been happy with it for 6 months or so now, and they add improvements quite regularly.

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Super simple, pretty much has all the tools we need.

Cons

Want to see them add Gantt charts.

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Pretty quick customer service, worth asking them if you want new features.

Source: Capterra
 

Katherine from Citigroup

May 2016

May 2016

Great!!

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Hive is very easy to use and is great t help me manage tasks! It's very useful and I like how it integrates with google drive!

Source: Capterra
 

Kate from N/a

May 2016

May 2016

Easy to use!

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The software is a great tool for collaboration- consolidating actions, tasks and messages into one place.

Source: Capterra
 

Lesley from Orville Group

May 2016

May 2016

Hive is for achieving your goals

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Great way to get a team on the same page about tasks. It is also useful as a way to make sure things don't slip through the cracks.

Source: Capterra
 

Allison from U.S. House of Representatives

May 2016

May 2016

Great team management software

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I found it very straightforward to use and it has significantly improved my task management

Source: Capterra
 

Anna from PR 20/20

May 2016

May 2016

Intuitive software for project management

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I like that it integrates with tools I already use like google drive. It was also really easy to figure out and my team was able to get started right away.

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Anna from Georgetown University

May 2016

May 2016

Highly Recommend

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Easy to use and understand - fantastic interface. The product is user-friendly and clearly organized for those managing multiple tasks.

Source: Capterra
 

Gabrielle from CSL

May 2016

May 2016

Great for productivity

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Love the dashboard feature

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Alexandra from Glade Brook Capital

May 2016

May 2016

one happy customer!

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So happy to have started using this - it is easy to use and so helpful - big pro is that it integrates with Google Drive. Would definitely recommend it

Source: Capterra
 

Paul from Butterfly Effect Beauty Salon

January 2016

January 2016

Great software support beauty business, features accurate and very useful.

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Great software support beauty business, features accurate and very useful.
Guys are always a quick email or phone call away and always get back to me within the hour. everyone I've spoken to is really attentive & patient. The software is great but the staff complete it. My team and I are really happy with our decision to use Hive. Thanks. Paul

Source: Capterra
 

Aisling from Empower Studio

October 2015

October 2015

Excellent

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We love the hive salon software service at Empower Studio, it helps us manage our bookings with ease and organisation, leaving no room for error. It's also fantastic for the artists to be able to access their own booking schedule and for us to keep track of our best sellers and figures.

Source: Capterra
 

Hassan from Krystal beauty

October 2015

October 2015

Unbelievable value for money

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Being a small salon Owner I had spent a lot of time finding an effective and affordable solution. I had never heard of Hive before until they called me at work. The sales person on the phone quickly pointed out its Key benefits i.e. booking, marketing, customer records and EPOS software. Then instead of offering me a trial he offered to give me an online demo on a Monday morning. It only took 15 minutes but I knew how the software worked. Very easy to use and does everything that my salon needs to manage and grow.

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Sara from Sara's Spa and Beauty

January 2015

January 2015

Great for new owners and professionals.

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Ok so I used this cloud based service and it was great at first i was skeptical but it turned out to be great. I originally was going for this other service they had a $2000+ upfront fee and $269.99 monthly usage fee and I was a new business owner so didn't really want to pay that much then I found Hive which was cheaper by thousands of dollars and saved me a good $1000+ and it has been great been using for about the last few days and my customers love this service and love how smooth and quick it is for them and it is for me. I would totally recommend this service for new business owners or even professional business owners.

Source: Capterra
 

Kayleigh from Marions Beauty Rooms

January 2015

January 2015

Hive is the way forward!

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Hi Guys,

I'm a beauty therapist in Kerry and our salon uses Hive Salon Software. I thought it would be difficult for all our staff members to get used to it but its so simple, just like using a Smartphone! The diary feature is excellent for making fast bookings and has saved us lots of time to work on other areas such as marketing. They gave us a free online booking tool for our salon Facebook page and website which has really increased sales for us as customers tend to use this service after salon hours, there booking pops straight into our diary. The reports feature is also interesting as it enables our manager to view sales, staff performance and top selling treatments. The main advantage we find using Hive is the price. We use the Silver Price Plan which is ¿69.99 a month and we can use the whole 13 features. All in all this has worked very smoothly for us so far and I would recommend it to anyone in the hair and beauty industry.

Source: Capterra
 

Lauren from Vidal Salon

December 2014

December 2014

Love it

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Have used a number of salon softwares in various jobs but this by far beats them all. Its easy to use, simple 3 click solution, looks great on my tablet. I can acess it 24/7 and has lots of feature. the great thing is all the girls in the salon find it easy to use. I wont be moving from this and the great thing is they recon more features are being released.

Source: Capterra
 

Walsh from Johns Beauty

December 2014

December 2014

Superb !!!

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Easy to use system, can manage bookings from anywhere, powerful marketing tools, able to monitor my staff and their performance, excellent support and affordable solution,

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