Fast Start for implementing Zoho         

How do we get started with Zoho One using FastStart?

Easily Get Started Using FastStart for Zoho One

FastStart programs are designed to introduce you to what Zoho can do for your business  and how working with Prodigm professional services. will  help you achieve your goals. It's like a maiden voyage on a new ship.

 

"We don't know what we don't know"


We work with you to initially configure the Zoho applications so you can test and use the key aspects of the each application that you plan to implement. During the Discovery process we demonstrate what the Zoho applications can help you to achieve in business benefits.  At the end of Discovery process you are far better informed, and ready to define the project plan with us.


"That's Perfect!"


The phrase we hear a lot in Discovery is "That's perfect". It reflects that we can often exactly meet, not just the stated requirements, but those unspoken requirements, like total data security, guided procedures or cross-silo integration, that makes such a huge difference to productivity and collaboration.


"How much?"


You select an appropriate initial FastStart  budget, and we demonstrate how much we can get done for that price in advancing your project. 

Our aim is to provide you with a plan which includes addressing your immediate urgent priorities, setting up a detailed project plan, configuring your required system applications so we can illustrate how they work and how they can be configured to meet your needs. 




Internal Resources?


If you have internal IT resources resources, they may be able  take the project from the project plan point. If not, we work with you on a schedule and budget plan that meets your requirements to implement the system and support it.


During the Discovery process, your staff and management are being introduced and trained in the new possibilities that Zoho application integration provides for greater efficiency, easier management and a more consistent process management and reporting system.


        Is one Sprint enough to go live on the new system?


For some clients with very limited requirements it may be possible to go live in a limited way, but typically a first sprint is to get the system to a complete enough point, where realistic decisions can be made about important topics like:

  • Training your staff
  • Importing and cleaning your data for every aspect of your system functionality
  • Enforcing internal security of Data and access
  • Defining your specific requirements, workflows, automations and procedures
  • Establishing and training your Administrator
  • Integrations with your website and forms
  • Creating workflows and process  controls
Fast Start 0 less than $1,000

You want to find our more - are we a fit?​

We will work with you to configure your system, get it connected and basic setup completed. That means you can look at the functionality, try out a few things, use the test data to see how it works, what you like, what you can use. 


We work with you for about a day, on a Zoom session or in person, just to see that your users are set up and the various admin processes are ready to go to ensure that when you load real data it is secure. We help you work out what you will need initially and nice things to implement later. There is a bunch of great functionality that you can use almost immediately. We will help and guide, train as we go. You will get a good feeling or you will realize it isn't what you need. We will help.

FastStart 1 $5,000

What do you get in  FastStart 1  $5,000?

When you are really not sure what you need and you want initial professional help and a Discovery process to check the feasibility of your plans.. 


Using a mix of resources, we reserve up to 31 Contact consulting training hours, plus Project Management, over a 2 week implementation Sprint


Expect to work with us in defining what you want to achieve and in seeing what the standard procedures and facilities look like on a real-loife system that we configure for your basic needs as we discuss capabilities.


 We will identify what needs to be customized and configured. We may begin or even complete that work during the Sprint depending on how much needs to be accomplished. 

FastStart 2 $10,000

What do you get in FastStart 2

When you know that you have a medium-sized project and you are still exploring your overall scope and budget


Depending on the type of resources you require, we will reserve up to 62 Contact and consulting / development/ training hours, plus Project Management, over a 4 week implementation Sprint,

FastStart 3 $20,000

What do you get in FastStart 3 - $20,000

When you know that you have a bigger project, with more discovery and you need to reserve required  resources straight away

Reserving up to 124 Contact and consulting / training /development hours plus Project Management over an 8 week implementation Sprint,,

Fast Start Advantages

As with anything new, It is helpful to have a guide to make it all easier. 


Fast Start service packages offer you initial set up and planning to ensure that you will understand your objectives and how they will be met by using the system and procedures we design with you. We integrate the Zoho One system components that you will use, with users assigned appropriately to the applications that you need to use immediately. 

 

Fast Start packages deliver several advantages:

 

      You get to know Zoho One applications better, so you can make informed decisions

      You will understand what Prodigm can do for you, so it makes it easier to decide to make a larger commitment if required, in building a long-term relationship.

      You will avoid big “Showstopper” mistakes that will derail your implementation. Early mistakes can cause your project to lose credibility with Management and Staff.

      You can assess how much Prodigm can accomplish for a fixed price, and the immediate value of Prodigm services

      You will be able to assess to what extent your staff is capable of taking on the various strategic, organizational and technical tasks that are required. We want you to be confident and self-supporting users of a system that you understand well. If you have the right staff and management, you may be able to take on the next phases using internal resources with minimal support from Prodigm or Zoho. If not we will help you beyond the initial stages outlined with ongoing support and coaching for as long as you want using our monthly-paid support program

      Increased insight into the business advantages that Zoho can bring your business, provide guidance into the opportunities in the “next phases of the project.

      You will understand how Prodigm professional services enhance and augment the standard support processes offered by Zoho as part of your license fee.

      You will understand the training required to on-board a new user, how to protect your data security and how to be consistent in your sales process. 


    You can add the balance of the functionality available in Zoho One once you and your staff are ready. That way you are not overwhelmed with all of the training and changed procedures all at once.

 

 

Fast Start ​1 sample resources and activities       

Senior Consultant

  • Leads Discovery sessions
  • Provides strategic advice
  • Directs the team
  • Defines scope
  • Up to 7 hours
  • + 10% Project Management

Consultant

  • Performs Design detailing during Discovery
  • Configures the interface for chosen applications
  • Leads client configuration sessions
  • Provides Administration training support
  • Details Project plan
  • Up to 10 hours

Support Consultant

  • Daily coaching and support sessionssessions
  • investigates and solves  issues found by the client
  • Develops useful reports
  • Up to 14 hours

Fast Start ​2   Sample resources and Activities     

Senior Consultant

  • Leads Discovery sessions
  • Provides strategic advice
  • Directs the team
  • Defines scope
  • Up to 14 hours
  • + 10% Project Management

Consultant

  • Performs Design detailing during Discovery
  • Configures the interface for chosen applications
  • Leads client configuration sessions
  • Provides Administration training support
  • Details Project plan
  • Up to 20 hours

Support Consultant

  • Daily coaching and support sessions
  • investigates and solves  issues found by the client
  • Develops useful reports
  • Up to 28 hours

Fast Start ​3  Sample resources and Activities      

Senior Consultant

  • Leads Discovery sessions
  • Provides strategic advice
  • Directs the team
  • Defines scope
  • Up to 28 hours
  • + 10% Project Management

Consultant

  • Performs Design detailing during Discovery
  • Configures the interface for chosen applications
  • Leads client configuration sessions
  • Provides Administration training support
  • Details Project plan
  • Up to 40 hours

Support Consultant

  • Daily coaching and support sessions
  • investigates and solves  issues found by the client
  • Develops useful reports
  • Up to 56 hours