More people can mean less flexibility and can even make opportunities for growth slower. Getting the business to expand without the need for more hands at the wheel is a great way to climb without plateauing… but just how do you actually do that?
Process automation is one of the hot subjects in business today and there are many tools available to do it. The internet is full of articles telling you that you should immediately go forth and automate every process in your business.
There are a number of benefits of field service management software in businesses that send workers out to sites to undertake their work. But it’s important to find a piece of software that works for YOUR individual businesses needs and service.
Costs are an inevitable part of any business and the only way to achieve zero costs would be to close your business entirely. But that doesn’t mean you have to accept your current levels of cost, especially if your business is not as profitable as you would like it to be.
If you’ve just bought a new business, you probably want to make your own mark on it. And a change in ownership is perfect timing to review your businesses processes and decide whether they are lean and fit for the future and growth. Or whether they are more of a relic and need to stay in the past.
There are a number of sales and marketing automation tools available, and use of one can transform the productivity of your business.
As businesses begin to reopen after the Covid-19 lockdown, many are facing new requirements to collect personal details from their customers in order to support contact tracing. But without experience in handling personal data they could be exposing themselves to existential risks.
Every business has access to the most advanced intelligent decision making tool known… the human brain. Whilst it is infinitely flexible and capable of making complex decisions and learning from them, the human brain is however less than optimal for repeating highly predictable tasks and tends to become distracted and demotivated. And yet many business processes require exactly that.
If you’ve read my post about process automation you’ll understand how data integration is key to making automation possible and how integration data from various APIs can allow you to do that with information-centric processes, but what if your process touches hardware in the real world?
When you talk to someone about data integration, you usually see their eyes glaze over before you’ve finished the second syllable but in this post I’m going to tell you why every small and medium sized business should really care about it rather a lot.