Cockpit & Playbooks
Share your questions and best practices on Cockpit, CTAs, and Playbooks for Gainsight CS here.
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Is it possible to restrict the closure of a CTA until all the tasks within are completed? I find team members are accidentally clicking the close radio button at the CTA level and then all of their tasks get marked complete in the playbook. I would like to restrict this to only be able to close once the tasks are completed.
Hi Team,If we change to Tasks due date in the Gantt Chart view then we are not getting the prompt the user to update the new date of the corresponding CTA. Please refer to the screen recording: https://share.getcloudapp.com/P8u61dZ2.Thanks & Regards,Syam
Hi all: One of the goals we’re trying to do with my team is to reduce the number of “places” people need to go. A prime example of this is where folks can manage their “To-Dos” that arent attached to a Company per se. So for example, they need to fill out a form by MM/DD date. Is there an ability to create a CTA without having it connected to a company? Or is there an alternative workaround? Thanks!
Team,Has anyone experienced an issue with Success Plan Objective Templates, when adding a template and to a success plan we are having to refresh the screen in order to view the objectives/CTA’s that are populated. As you can imagine this is a huge issue for our CSM’s just hoping to get clarity and hoping it is a bug that is being addressed.
Hi brand new GS user and admin here. Objective: Leverage Success Plans to, once selected, automatically create multiple CTAs for touchpoints (QBRs & monthly check-ins). All CTAs should have ‘reason = QBR’ or ‘reason = Monthly check-in’ Issue:When I’m in Admin → Success Plans → Success Plan Type → Configure Templates → Add Objective, I see multiple fields (see Add Objective screen shot), but I don’t see the same ‘reason’ field from CTAs, which I need so I can report on the number and status of QBRs and monthly check-ins. Ask:How do I get the CTA ‘reason’ field in a Success Plan Objective? If this isn’t possible, what is the best way for a user to create multiple predefined CTAs? Example of Objective where I want to add in the ‘reason’ field from CTAs. Example of the ‘reason’ field that I’m looking for:
When creating a Timeline activity from a CTA on the cockpit and adding external contacts, Gainsight pulls in ALL contacts from your Salesforce database in the returned dynamic search. When this is done on the Timeline tab, the dynamic search is limited to the company for which the Timeline Activity is being created. The behavior on the CTA cockpit timeline activity creation seems like a bug.
I have a customer that has a rule creating a CTA but assigning to the "default owner" rather than the account CSM initially. We now see that the rule has executed recently and during the run the rule results sheet is fetching the owner as expected, the actual owner of the CTA is still showing as default owner. [b]This is the concern of customer.[/b] The answer for this is, as per the code/design, when a CTA is created either via rules/manually. And if we have similar setup to update the same CTA, the system will update only the priority, status, name and comments sections. Though if there are any changes to the owner field, it will not override the existing owner. The owner will remain same. Want: The customer would like the rule to also update/override the owner field as well.
Hi, Since all assets like rules, reports, etc. (except playbooks) can be accessed from administration, we are thinking of moving playbook page too inside administration tab. The functionality will not change but only users having admin access will be able to access playbooks. Please let us know if this works for you or if you think this change will add challenges in your current process. Thanks, Nitisha
When selecting an Owner for a Task in a Playbook, once a selection is made, a user can't clear the selection out to reflect no owner. The only way we could get around this was to delete the Task and recreate it without selecting an Owner.
In Gainsight's most recent v5.11 Winter release, we introduced the option to create and close CTAs within Adv. Outreaches. In the 3-min. video below, Abhishek Sivaraman from our product management team explains how to use the new feature. More information is available [url=https://support.gainsight.com/Product_Documentation/CoPilot_and_Automated_Email/Admin_Configuration/Configure_Model_and_Emails_for_Advanced_Outreach]here.[/url] [video]https://player.vimeo.com/video/257995911[/video]
[list=1] [b]Identify the source of closed CTAs for Reports[/b]: The ability to identify the source (Manual, Rules, or Mass Edit) from which a CTA is closed is now added. To support this, the ‘Closed Source’ field is added in the CTA object. [/list] I do not have the "Closed Source" field available on my CTA. If this field is only available in Reporting, I recommend you update the Pre-Release notes to indicate that this feature is only available to Admins in Reports 2.0. Furthermore, why [i]wouldn't this be available on the CTA? If i was a CSM, rather than an Admin, I would love to know why/who closed out my CTA rather than bug the admin for that info...wouldn't you?
When we set a flag for a milestone in CTA, it updates milestone on that particular CTA but not for the tasks assigned to it. Is it possible to enhance this feature? so that we can trace the tasks followed on that particular account. In rule we may have to filter based on the task completion as well as per the requirement.
Gainsight looks at the standard account field for Co-pilot , CTA's etc. Every Salesforce instance implementation is different and with our current account structure in Salesforce(2 account views) it is challenging to use Co-Pilot , contacts within CTA. This applies to all the functionality which uses contact and account related to the contact.
When I view CTA or Task details from cockpit, it shifts to the left and cuts off customer name and the task names. It looks like there is plenty of space, so why do they get cut off? [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/gainsight-en/attachment/RackMultipart20160227-7157-1yvzr9x-img_inline.png[/img]
When applying Cockpit Filters Status includes "Closed Success, Closed Risk, Closed Not Applicable" no CTAs show in cockpit. Tried doing the opposite Status includes "New, Work In Progress" but that does not work either. [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/gainsight-en/attachment/RackMultipart20160914-15283-1rxv7l8-Screenshot_from_2016-09-14_12_55_00_inline.png[/img]C
I am trying to add a field to a gainsight CTA. I've added the field in the salesforce object "call to action" but I cannot figure out how to get it added to the API that then loads it into gainsight. Any input? Thank you!
I'm in the middle of testing the new 5.9 release and came across an issue: When I create a CTA and add my email assist playbook to it, the checkbox next to the task is checked and shown as completed even though the task status remains at “Not Started”. The playbook completion shows 100% complete, but I haven't even sent the email yet. If I did, then we would see the email stats & bounce rates... Do we know why this is happening? Glitch? I created a playbook and added an email assist task [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/gainsight-en/attachment/RackMultipart20170905-17455-hw01jk-image_inline.png[/img]as instructed: [url=https://support.gainsight.com/Product_Documentation/CTAS_Tasks_and_Playbooks/Admin_Configuration/08_Configure_Email_Tasks_to_Send_From_Cockpit]https://support.gainsight.com/Product_Documentation/CTAS_Tasks_and_Playbooks/Admin_Configuration/08_...[/url]
Seems like with the new UI, when I go to reassign a CTA that has tasks it is not asking me to reassign all tasks - or if the confirmation box does show (didn't for me but did for a colleague) it shows so briefly that you can miss it. Can it either be that the default is YES if you don't click anything (if the box shows up for such a brief time) or that you HAVE to click Yes or No before it disappears.
It would be great if you could set the default view for users upon log in. For our CSMs, we would like the default view to be cockpit. For managers, certain dashboards. Right now the only way I'm aware to do this is to bookmark the link.
Currently we have an approval workflow within Salesforce used for transferring opportunities from the Onboarding Specialist to the CSM. 30 days after a customer is launched, the Onboarding Specialist is prompted to update notes and submit the opportunity for approval. The manager receives the approval request, and can accept or reject. If accepted, the CSM handoff is approved (updates a checkbox for CSM approved = true, adds timestamp, updates lifecycle stage from 'adoption' to 'retention). Are there best practices for creating an approval workflow in Gainsight? Right now, as long as the entry criteria is met, the Onboarding Specilist just clicks the "Submit for Approval" button on the opportunity. Is it possible to somehow incorperate this button into the CS350 page or CTA? I would love to hear how any other gainsight customer handle similar scenarios and workflows!
We have a client onboarding CTA; associated playbook has four tasks. I want to be able to report on which of the four tasks during the onboarding process were successful/completed vs. those that were not however, I can't figure out how to 'close successful' only the tasks that were completed without being required to close all tasks when the CTA itself is closed out. Is anyone doing something similar that has a good solution? Thanks! JAM
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