Uses for Vyew
- Give sales presentations and product demos.
- Do team selling – invite experts to answer customer questions.
- Train field sales remotely.
- Post estimates or contracts and walk through them with prospects and customers to get instant sign-offs on changes.
- Drive sales leads by conducting webinars to targeted audiences.
- Collaborate on marketing plans.
- Conduct reviews of advertising campaign materials with your ad agency – save money by not having to handle review cycles face-to-face.
- Post new marketing content for review and comments by your manager and executives – use Vyew’s filtering capability to easily see who added what.
- Load support content and go over
it with customers having trouble with your product.
- Use Desktop Sharing to show customers how to solve a problem, or see what their problem is.
- Bring in an off-site expert or a manager to assist with technical problems or quality concerns.
Engineering, Research & Development
- Outsource and collaborate with developers or designers located across the globe.
- Overcome cultural and language differences by using visual communication.
- Review product iterations and leave detailed annotations regarding desired changes.
- Keep a historical record of change requests or production status over time.
- Load floor plans, 3D renderings, blue prints and pictures of progress made over time for review and comments
- Share spreadsheets and financial data, models, and discuss “what if" scenarios.
- Share financial results with executives and your investor relations team in advance of quarterly earnings releases.
- Host a Web meeting with financial analysts covering your company’s financial performance.
- Show accounts payable or receivable reports to help regional managers manage cash flow.
- Post contracts or customer invoices and add comments to resolve payment disputes.
- Educate employees regarding expense reports.
- Train new hires on corporate policies and laws that must be complied with.
- Educate employees about employee stock purchase plans or changes to corporate policy.
- Invite financial service providers to give your employees ‘lunch briefs’ about their products and services.
- Ask recruiters to post resumes in for your review and ratings all in one place.
Vertical Business Uses
- Real Estate - put together rich property listings using a variety of content from different sources; hold virtual open houses; host first-time home buyer seminars; put together a portfolio of options for buyers to choose for viewings; ask home owners to post photos or screen captures from the web showing what they like
- Insurance – upload pictures of damaged property, mark affected areas, and insert annotations for review by adjusters.
- Medical/Dental – upload x-rays or scans for review by other specialists to help make a diagnosis; show patients having surgery anatomical diagrams of what’s wrong and what’s going to happen during surgery; insert diagrams of physical or occupational therapy exercises for patients to do at home
- Property Managers – give guided tours to prospective tenants; annotate move-in/move-out pictures to explain why you are retaining a portion of their damage deposit
- Programmers – load database diagrams and clearly mark column relationships; post code that won’t compile for assistance by peers; propose new architecture changes to make programs more scalable or perform faster
- Electrical Engineers – load circuit board diagrams for review; post designs and component lists for vendors to bid on
- Textiles – load proposed fashion designs for review and comment; host an online fashion show where you preview your wares to retailers; post outfits for customer or peer feedback on colors, fit and more
- Transportation – load routes, directions, bills of lading, and invoices for review with suppliers or customers
- Have impromptu meetings with teammates while working on team projects.
- Add visual communication to your daily instant message strings with teammates – get quick answers to questions and speed-up sharing of information.
- Post iterations and solicit team feedback and keep a record of who contributed what.
- Keep track of progress against task lists – post to-do lists and have teammates check-off what’s completed and post their completed work to integrate into the final project.
Page last updated: Oct 2010