Tips and Inspiration
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Hello, CS teams! 👋 My name is Ian Castelli and I'm one of the copywriters in the Customer Education Team here at Pipefy. Recently, I published a blog post about Customer Support with tips to structure it inside Pipefy in the best possible way! I gathered the best practices for this process and detailed how to build it fast and easy. Do you have any additional tips to point it out? Feel free to join the discussion and use the template to build your own CS workflow! Check it out: https://www.pipefy.com/blog/customer-support-process
Product Hacks: Hide PipesProduct Hacks
Have you ever asked yourself if it’s possible to hide a pipe so other members wouldn’t be able to see that it even exists? Well, that’s possible. Here is a step-by-step on how to hide your pipes: 1- Choose a pipe that you would like to hide 2- Access on it and open the pipe settings 3- Scroll down to “Permissions” and select the option private pipe and save it. 4- Click on create a new card , click on the three dots on the top right corner of the form module and go to “Edit the start form” 5- Scroll all the way down and uncheck the box “Allow all team members to create cards on this pipe” That’s it! Now your process is hidden and no one besides invited members and organization admins can see it. Important: having in mind that the process is now private and hidden, you will need to invite members to join the pipe otherwise they will not be able to found it. I hope you like it!
Hello Pipefy Community, This week we will share with you the integration of Pipefy with Twilio (Whatsapp). This recipe aims to bring information from Pipefy to notify someone on whatsapp when a phase move happens in Pipefy.The recipe contains the following steps: Trigger - When a card is phased in Pipefy 1st Action - Search the card's content2nd Action - Send the whatsapp Template through Twilio Most common use case: Notification in sales process, purchasing process, onboarding, customer service, etc. Click here to access the recipe in our library. You can clone it to your organization and follow the step-by-step configuration provided in this video. There are more than 40 recipes shared in English on the Workato Community. Every week we will post a new integration here in the community and we will be able to use this space to exchange information regarding this topic. See ya next week!
We’re always looking for improvement opportunities, and lately, we’ve been focusing on deliveries that will help doers achieve more with less.Here are our top 5 small deliveries that can make a big impact on your daily efficiency: You can now select/unselect all items at once on a checklist. Enjoy this new capability with any form or phase with this type of field! Now, you can filter expired and overdue cards and add them as columns to your reports: “expired at” shows the date the card became expired, and “overdue” shows YES/NO to inform if the card is overdue. You can quickly update the phase description directly in the kanban view and make it more intuitive for those using the pipe for the first time. Avoid duplicated cards by setting up fields with a unique value. It works for both pipes and databases. Improve how remote employees exchange information with the company using Pipefy’s mobile version. The app is available for both Android and iOS. Do you have more Pipefy tricks t
Olá Comunidade!Compartilhando a informação:O Pipefy tem um recurso bem legal para campos conectados em pipes e databases. A opção “este campo é editável em outras fases” nos permite bloquear possíveis alterações nestes campos, garantindo a segurança da informação.
Start sub-process automaticallyproduct hacks
Expected results: Boost your team's efficiency by enabling them to work simultaneously on complex tasks. What is this useful for? Making your process more dynamic by automatically distributing tasks to other teams in subprocesses. Before you get started you'll need to: Create a connection between your main process and each of the subprocesses; If needed, specify which fields you'll use as conditions for creating tasks in the subprocesses. In our case, we'll use a checkbox field where we'll select which subtasks need to be created. How to: Access the automation menu by clicking on the automation option in the sidebar (in the left side of the screen). Click on 'Add new automation'. Our event will be 'When a card is created' in pipe Project Management. We'll add the condition that our automation should only be triggered when 'project specification' is selected in our subtasks field. Our action is 'Create a new connected card' in pipe Project sp
I am just new in pipefy and I am trying to build a process for Determining Winners from a competition. Is there a way to ingrate a ‘Search Function’ within a form? If a contestant won, I want to have a ‘search function’ so we can just search the name from the database and mark that contestant as winner. Please help.
I already mentioned in “How to edit your HTML email templates in your favourite HTML Editor” that the tool i wrote, https://github.com/GenieTim/PipefyEnhancer, provides a few different abstractions and added functionality on Pipefy using their GraphQL API. In this post, I will explain one more of the commands it provides: adding a field to multiple phases at once. Why would I want to do that? The scenario, why I wrote this command, is, that my client wanted a way to organise the attachments on their pipe. They wanted fields, such as “External Analysis” or “External Invoice”, where they can attach documents. They want to be able to attach these documents at every step in a process, meaning in every phase, while also knowing at which phase they entered the document. The last condition is it, that prohibits a single field in the first phase, that could be edited later in other phases using the left hand side, history, of the card. Please support my idea “Sort Attachments” to reduce the ne
Hello, Finance teams! My name is Ian Castelli and I'm one of the copywriters in the Customer Education Team. I published a blog post on how to manage and build Expense Reimbursement Requests inside Pipefy! The article has tips and the best practices for this process, so take a look to understand how to extract the most out of Pipefy for this use case. Check it out: https://www.pipefy.com/blog/expense-reimbursement-tutorial Also, I have already published content for Purchasing, explaining how to build those processes in Pipefy.
Hello, HR teams! 👋 My name is Ian Castelli and I'm one of the copywriters in the Customer Education Team at Pipefy. I published a blog post on how to manage and build an Employee Offboarding process inside Pipefy! The article has tips and the best practices for this process, so take a look to understand how to extract the most out of Pipefy for this use case. 😁 Check it out: https://www.pipefy.com/blog/employee-offboarding-tutorial Also, I have already published content for Recruiting and Employee Onboarding, explaining how to build those processes in Pipefy.
Hello everyone! Bom dia! I’ve been using Pipefy for a year now. It’s been amazing to see the tool grow and improve, continuing to get better and better. I’ve learned a lot over the last year and I bet you all have too in the time you’ve been using Pipefy. My question for you is: what’s something you’ve learned to do in Pipefy (a feature or trick) that you didn’t know when you first started using the tool? Something awesome that others might not be aware of. I’ll go first: I recently learned that you can sort the cards in any phase by clicking on the … of that phase in the Kanban view and choosing “Sort phase’s cards”. It’s very helpful! What are your favourite features that others might have missed?Sarah
Hey, HR teams! 👋 My name is Ian Castelli and I'm one of the copywriters in the Customer Education Team here at Pipefy I published a blog post about how to manage and build an Employee Requests in Pipefy! The article has tips and the best practices for this process, so take a look if it makes sense for your scenario! Check it out: https://www.pipefy.com/blog/employee-requests-use-case Also, I have already published content for Recruiting and Employee Onboarding, explaining how to build those processes in Pipefy.
Hello, HR teams! 👋 My name is Ian Castelli and I'm one of the copywriters in the Customer Education Team here at Pipefy. I published a blog post about Employee Onboarding with tips to structure it inside Pipefy in the best possible way! I gathered the best practices for this process and detailed how to build it fast and easily. Also, don't forget to check the articles about Recruiting and Job Opening, since you can connect all of them to build a big HR workflow inside Pipefy. Take a look: https://www.pipefy.com/blog/employee-onboarding-use-case
Jump from one pipe to anotherProduct Hacks
Do you have the pain that every time you need to change pipes, you need to go to the home page, search for a pipe and then access it? There’s a much easier way to “jump” between pipes. For that, you only need to the Pipe’s ID number! To find a Pipe ID number is pretty easy, you just need to access the pipe and tha last numerical digits at your internet browser URL. For example: if you are working one Pipe and want to jump to another one, you just need to change the ID number in the URL. In the example below, I switch between the purchase process and help desk process. Important: Make sure you save all your work before leaving from one pipe to another! The same logic also applies to cards, Databases, automation rules and so on. Don’t forget to like this article if it was helpful! 👍
Hello! My name is Thiago and I work as Product Designer at Pipefy. I'm very glad to share with you a new plugin for WordPress I've been designing and developing in the last month. There's a lot of WordPress users around there. And a lot of them use contact forms every day. And probably they're struggling out with email settings, SMTP, and all these hard stuff to get their contact forms working. We all know the Public Forms inside Pipefy are awesome. Inside Pipefy you can structure your workflow and then make the start form public for everyone by generating a link. This form is the pipe’s front door. Its fields ask for all the information people must provide before creating a new card. This card can be one lead, an email, a customer question... basically anything. So I had the idea of creating a simple but powerful way to launch this form in all WordPress pages. By installing the plugin you can integrate your website with Pipefy and enable customers to communicate with your team dire
Hi, doers! I would love to hear whats is your most successful use cases for Finance you have ever deployed in your company! Sinc one of the main goals of the Pipefy community is to inspire other members on how to use Pipefy better and uncover product improvement opportunities, I invite you to share with us the use case you`re most proud of. Please post your process information following the framework below: Process Name What problems were you facing before using Pipefy? What are the main benefits of using Pipefy? Solution (just be careful while sharing a screenshot because it might contain sensitive information) Testimonial I am looking forward to seeing some remarkable use cases from community members!
Hello, everyone! My name is Ian Castelli and I am one of the copywriters on the Customer Education team. I would like to share with you an article on how to structure a purchasing process in Pipefy efficiently! After extensive research, I've gathered here some of the industry's best practices and how you can implement them in Pipefy if you don't use it for your finance processes yet. If you have any additional tips or questions, just write in the comments! Check it out:https://www.pipefy.com/blog/purchasing-process
Hello, HR doers! My name is Ian Castelli and I'm one of the copywriters in the Customer Education Team here at Pipefy. Recently, I published a blog post about the Job Opening Process with tips to better structure it inside Pipefy! Do you have any additional tips to point it out? Feel free to join the discussion and use the template to build your own Job Opening workflow! A quick tip: don't forget to connect it to your recruitment workflow! Check it out: https://www.pipefy.com/blog/job-opening
Hello, everyone! My name is Ian Castelli and I'm one of the copywriters in the Customer Education Team. Recently, I published a blog post for NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreements) Requests with tips on how to structure the process inside Pipefy! Do you have any additional tips to point it out? Feel free to join the discussion and use the template to build your own NDA workflow! Check it out: https://www.pipefy.com/blog/nda-requests-process
Hello, everyone! My name is Ian Castelli and I'm one of the copywriters in the Customer Education Team! Recently, I published a blog post for recruitment with tips on how you can structure the process inside Pipefy to get the most out of it. Do you have any additional tips to point it out? Feel free to join the discussion and use the recruiting template to build your own workflow! Check it out: https://www.pipefy.com/blog/recruiting-process
Hi Everyone,I’m sharing with you a video explaining how we usually manage files in Pipefy to send using email templates.Some use cases for this are in the Recruitment process or Employee onboarding where there’s a need to share standard files to all applicants or new employees using Pipefy’s email templates.https://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cYeqIix9KM
While there are two ideas asking for a clear way on how to manage labels via automations, https://community.pipefy.com/ideas/create-labels-when-updating-a-field-1111 and https://community.pipefy.com/ideas/automation-to-change-label-909, there is actually a way to do so already. The trick is to use a field with type “label” and use an automation to update that field.Example according to @thaiannelourenco in https://community.pipefy.com/ideas/create-labels-when-updating-a-field-1111:Let’s add a label when a field has a certain value.Let’s start with adding the labels field:Notice the “Synchronize card's field with this fixed field”. That’s how the labels will end up on the card.Feel free to additionally add a field conditional to hide the field in order to use it only in automations. Then, we can add the automation: as a trigger, we use “When a field is updated”. Select the pipe and the field you want the trigger to be based on. Add conditionals if you want the label to be only added whe
Hey everyone, I’m here today to share a quick and useful hack for processes that have mandatory checklists and you need to make sure that all the boxes are checked before moving the card on to the next phase. When you make a checklist field mandatory Pipefy will consider it filled even when just a box has been checked. If you need all boxes to be checked, check out my video and let me know if this hack helps in the comments below! I’m also super available if you have any feedback about the format of the content, suggestions for other hacks as well. Have a good one!
If you work with different organizations and need a connection between them, these two integration flows can help you a lot. The flows were built using Integromat: 1) Copy based on triggers.Example: When a card form is moved in organization X, create a card in organization Y: Integromat's integration modules are very flexible and exploit all Pipefy APIS. The difference is that in Integromat, you were able to select different Pipes in each module, even if they are in other organizations: 2) Copy all the cards in a given phase or pipe from company X to company Y. This automation can be done only once or can be programmed based on periods. If importing is required only once, you can also do it via Importer (Standard Pipefy Application): In the examples I made the simplest possible flows. They can be improved with other steps, transformations and filters. If you have questions about how to create Pipefy integration flows with Integromat, you can call me. My Integromat partner link is h
727 Projects. Since implementing Pipefy, our marketing team has completed 727+ projects! This huge milestone started as a workflow change in August 2020 and has benefitted our small marketing team immensely. We are able to work on more projects, meet project deadlines and move projects through our workflow making us more efficient. Clients are benefitting from better automated communication and status tracking. Kudos to our team of THREE people!
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