How to Use Technology to Increase Your Business Productivity

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Most everyone can agree that business productivity can be traced to an organization’s ability to successfully execute on overall strategy. Although this is true, businesses also need engaged and highly productive employees executing on goals that are aligned with the organization’s strategic objectives.

Since execution is the key to a successful business, how do you know your business and people-power are in alignment and performing at optimal levels to maximize productivity?

Productivity Software Boosts Business Success
Using productivity technology creates the catalyst for powerful business success. Business productivity software ensures organizations have the tools to overcome the challenges of executing on strategy, making sure your business runs smoothly, despite uncertain economic times.

Business productivity can be improved through automation. This allows faster strategic communication and increased time spent on strategic priorities and higher rates of project completion.

Here are some ways business productivity software streamlines business processes, allowing you to gain optimal results:

Create an Open and Communicative Environment
By measuring performance in an online framework, managers can more easily communicate business strategy, create measurable goals for their employees, integrating them with the overall company objectives.

An open communicative environment also allows for greater visibility, thereby allowing employees to see the whole picture and understand how each individual goal fits into the company’s overall business objectives. This creates energized and engaged employees, who can make the connection between their own efforts and the overall result, thereby raising productivity.

Connect Teams Virtually Within the Company
Create employee portals and team sites to help people work productively across the organization, no matter their location. You can eliminate “corporate silos” that cut off communication allowing employees to use technology to reach out to others who are working on similar projects. Employees may also be able to more easily access experts throughout the organization.

Monitor Business Productivity and Employee Progress on Goals
Online business productivity software enables managers to more easily track progress during every phase of the project and offer immediate coaching to keep performance and deadlines on track. This process leads to greater business productivity because your organization is staffed with a workforce of people who are continually learning new skills and being challenged to perform their best.

Analyze Performance
Today’s technology provides advanced reporting and business analysis capability to help you gain a deep understanding of your business performance, customer preferences, and market trends. Your executives and business managers can also access performance metrics and analytical reports, using this information to redesign strategy.

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How to Establish Workflow in Your Business

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A workflow is a repeatable pattern of business activity. This repeatable pattern of activity can only occur when there is a systematic organization of resources and processes, allowing you to more efficiently run your business.

Most Businesses Are Leaving Money on the Table
Creating optimal workflow is the dream of any business operator. Quite honestly, most businesses don’t take the necessary steps to establish these workflow practices and are leaving money on the table because they have failed to optimize their effort.

How do you feel about your own business’s workflow? Here are some things to think about when considering ways to optimize your workflow:

Take a Business-wide Approach
Examine all the steps and milestones in your business that delivers your finished product to your client. Standardize the workflow process so that all employees can easily access a project, allowing each individual to easily collaborate and communicate throughout each step to completion.

Start from the Shallow End First
While examining and identifying the steps and milestones, don’t go too deep. Start with identifying the point of entry and point of delivery for every product/service that you wish to track. Identifying and tracking the milestones should not create more burden for you or your employees.

Want Success? So Do Your Employees
Your employees are your greatest assets. When identifying the steps and milestones of your business workflow, get their input. Their daily work consists of accomplishing the steps that lead to your finished product. If they buy into the process and acknowledge the key milestones, the workflow process will be much easier.

Keep Looking Back Before Moving Forward
After living with the workflow process for a period of time “let’s say 6 months” take time to evaluate its effectiveness. You may find, or your employees may realize, that steps need to be added or removed. Don’t be afraid to make the changes. Results trump rules when it comes to efficiency.

Stay Open to New Ways to Improve
As your business grows and workflow products mature, be open to integrating with new products, such as custom software, or other applications to increase your productivity and efficiency.

A partner that understands workflow can be invaluable, offering a fresh perspective that can point out things in your business you’ve habitually overlooked. If you would like a free consultation on how you may be able to improve your workflow, you can contact us at(takes you to survey and schedule call)

Productive Businesses Are More Profitable

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Collaboration

Most businesses struggle when it comes to improving the productivity and quality of their Back-Office Processes especially since it is an ongoing task, requiring managers to constantly worry about how to minimize processing costs, reduce operational risks, and achieve competitive advantage.

Common problems faced by many Back-Office managers include:

  1. Excessive processing costs
  2. Time consuming procedures
  3. Insufficient processing capacity
  4. Unacceptable error and rework rates
  5. Delays and backlogs
  6. Duplication of effort
  7. Inadequate management information on productivity, quality, and risks
  8. If left unresolved, these Back-Office problems will result in dissatisfied external and internal (front-office) customers, lost opportunities, increased costs, and reduced profitability

In order to make your Back-Office processes more effective and efficient, you will need to:

  1. Reduce transaction costs
  2. Increase operational efficiency
  3. Increase processing capacity (without increasing costs)
  4. Streamline existing processes and procedures
  5. Improve accuracy and timeliness
  6. Eliminate rework and other forms of waste
  7. Successfully implement change
  8. Monitor productivity, quality, and costs

Although the problems are clear and the solution sounds simple, how can you put this into practice? The answer takes different forms for each unique business, but software automation can boost your back-office processes.

If you have ever considered software automation, but don’t know where to start, we specialize in targeting the specific areas of inefficiency in your business, help you build a strategy to overcome the inefficiencies, and work with you to implement a software-based solution that will boost your productivity. Since we are results-oriented, we make sure you see a dramatic change in your level of productivity.

Productive businesses are profitable businesses. If you would like a free consultation on how our services could help you become more efficient and profitable, feel free to contact us at (takes you to survey and schedule call)