Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I get access to SpotOpp

How do I access SpotOpp?

You can access the SpotOpp platform by clicking the button in your welcome email and choosing a password of your choice.

Once you have chosen your password you can access the platform by typing the link in your searchbar (spotopp.app) or by clicking the ‘log in’ button at the top of the SpotOpp website (spotopp.com).

How do I get my password?

You can choose a password by clicking the ‘create password’ button in your welcome email.

Can’t see the button? You can copy the full link at the bottom of the email.

What if I get an error notice when choosing my password?

Type spotopp.app in your browser bar and click the ‘Forgot your password?’ button in the bottom right area. You will receive an email with a link that will help you choose your (new) password.

If you choose the ‘Forgot your password?’ button more than once make sure to use the most recent reset email, because every attempt to reset will overwrite the link of the previous one!

How do students get access

How do my students get a free SpotOpp student licence?

Students at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Amsterdam) can request a free student licence by clicking the link in the SpotOpp info at the CMI tool page. They will be directed to the SpotOpp student page where they can click a button to request their licence with their @hva.nl email account.

Why do students have to indicate their teacher and class when applying?

An analysis in SpotOpp combines the input from different contributors to increase reliability of the outcome. We call that the Wikipedia principle.

In class they will learn about the strategic market analysis and can then use SpotOpp to practice this analysis with a case. The input and results are aggregated per class, as would be done for instance for a business unit in an organization, rather than the entire school. This way they can clearly see the effect of their analysis in a business setup.

Why do students need to request for a second licence for their thesis?

An analysis in SpotOpp combines the input from different contributors that are linked to a specific account (normally this is a company, but for the student account this is the school). For their thesis students will perform an analysis for a real, existing company.

To ensure they only include input from and show this -privacy sensitive- info to employees from that company they will need to get a separate licence for their thesis. This licence will only be linked to that organization, and not the school. If the organization gives permission the student can grant you access by adding you as a user.