An interactive survey can be sent to your customer before your business value review session. You choose the potential benefits that you think are relevant to their business and could be achieved through the implementation of your product or service.
You can reset or change your password from within your Shark profile.
You can add a photo to your Shark profile!
This features allows you to update or change the name that is visible on your Shark profile.
You can invite others to collaboratively work on a business case session.
See all previous versions of a Shark session and restore from an older version.
We have expanded the filters for finding the correct benefit for your customer conversation.
You can now duplicate benefits whilst your building the business case with your customer.
You can now smooth out the cash profile of individual benefits.
You can now adjust benefits to accommodate for Adoption, Risk and Growth factors.
You can now see graphing at an individual benefit level.
You can now create a default start month across all benefits within your business case.
You can now add a cover page to Shark's Short and Long Form outputs!
You can now add images to business case sessions!
You’ve had a discussion with your customer about the benefits your new solution will offer to them, you’ve also discussed the costs, the next step is scrolling to the ROI figures. We don’t want our users keeping their fingers crossed that it’s a positive business case, we want them to reveal the ROI figures with confidence.
Found on the left hand side of the screen, we have added sidebar navigation functionality. Here you can quickly and easily see details about the business case, benefits, costs, ROI summaries and you can also create the different outputs. To make things even easier for our users, we've added a calculator!
You've built the business case with your customer and then they tell you that they are going out to tender.
You've built the business case with your customer and then they tell you that they are going to delay the project.
You've built the business case with your customer and then they decide that they are not going to move forward with you and have actually decided not to do anything at all.
You can now choose how the graphing in the software is ordered (this will also be replicated in the outputs).
We have now added undo and redo functionality so you can easily remove changes or bring them back.
When you are at a client to do that valuable business case you no longer need to be concerned about getting online. You can now use Shark entirely offline.
Some benefit inputs are the same across several different benefits, when this is the case you will be asked if you would like to turn your inputted value into a Default Session Value. Doing so will allow you to re-use the value across multiple benefits and instantly update the value across all occurrences.
Shark now allows you to freely edit a benefit cash profile.
Before a customer visit you can send a document to help collect data pertinent to the business case.
The benefit progress bar shows how much of a benefit has been completed.
Quickly find the benefit you are after by using the handy search and filter options.
You can add Shark as an App icon on your phone or tablet home screen or computers desktop.
Shark has multiple languages versions available including English (UK), English (US), Dutch, Spanish, French, German and Italian.
Select up to 10 sessions for a full comparison and generate a comparison document.
You can now create your own benefit layouts to only include the exact benefits you require.
With Shark you can start a session using a sample session (when available) or one of the many custom template layouts.
Having carefully crafted your business case you can choose to output in Short Form or Long Form docx for use in your preferred software (Word, Google Docs etc.)
With theme support you can change the user interface of Shark. Among the available themes are Light and Dark mode.
Shark is clever enough to adapt to your devices screen size. This means you can use smart phones, tablets, laptops, Mac's, PC's and any other device that can run a modern web browser (Edge, Chrome, Safari etc.).
You can duplicate an existing session to create different variations of it.
Quantify the business case benefits from an extensive library of benefit calculators called Evaluators.
If you already have a benefit you would like to add to the business case you can use the custom monthly and one time feature.
Choose a review period from 1 to 360 months.
Set the customers minimum annual return rate percentage on the investment.
Central to creating a business case with Shark is the Summary screen.
NPV is displayed on the Summary screen when you have added benefits and costs.
IRR is displayed on the Summary screen when you have added benefits and costs.
Payback is displayed on the Summary screen when you have added benefits and costs.
Include recurring and non-recurring costs in your business case.
Each type of cost can have notes which will be added to the final output documents.
Shark Software generates xlsx spreadsheets for use in your preferred software (Excel, Power BI, Google Sheets etc.)
Spreadsheets give you an alternative way to articulate the value you have to offer.