Investing More in the Method for Business Success
Posted on: 03/12/15
“Ultimately, in order to be a truly operational excellent company that sees results and profits, your system needs to include strategies that eliminate waste, mistakes, and hassle, while also saving money and time”
- SmallBusiness.co.uk, (2015). ‘How to ensure your business works like a well-oiled machine’. Online <http://www.smallbusiness.co.uk/running-a-business/business-management/2498386/how-to-ensure-your-business-works-like-a-welloiled-machine.thtml> Access Dates: 01 December 2015
The article explores how businesses can use business management systems to aid proficient project management and provide strong staff coordination to ensure business works like a well-oiled machine.
The article picks up on many common issues in businesses. Ultimately businesses want to work like a well-oiled machine but face day to day challenges of either data management issues, staff miss-communication, document loss or spending countless hours on trying to find the right digital asset.
Here at Target we use technology to transform the overwhelming to the simple as we know the working world can be made simpler. By creating software solutions like business management systems for organisations, we make their work easier and empower them to be more efficient and effective and in return help them save on time and money; Therefore we could not agree more with the below statement:
“If you find that occasionally things are slipping through the cracks, things are being lost or misplaces, or tasks need to be done two or three times for them to get done right, then your business isn’t running as well as it should. Something as small as a missing email today can mean devastating consequences for your business later down the road, if proper systems are not adopted and trained into the daily governing of the business.”
The article covers the two main components for business success; the operation and the operators.
The overall operation for business success can be created and determined by adopting business management systems to ensure projects and daily jobs and activities are properly managed, to avoid major confusion and wasted man-hours between internal and even external departments; as well as underproduction which can impact the quality of work as well the entire business. The article states that companies wishing to see results and profits should look towards a business management systems that can provide strategy to the business by helping companies eliminate waste, mistakes and hassle to make the entire organisation more efficient and productive.
The article continues to highlight that the ‘system and its strategies also should be easy to learn for present and future employees’. As a software company we understand how difficult it is for organisations to adopt new systems into the business; because of continued growth and constant changes in processes it is difficult for organisations to stay with one system and its strategies. We provide bespoke business management systems that can be continually developed and configured to meet growing and changing business requirements.
‘Being able to manage your people is a huge part of being able to manage your business.’
Business management systems can help provide strong staff coordination to bring departments together and create a collaborative working environment. The article continues to explain that a lot of the factors behind whether your employees are motivated and productive has to do with how well they and their projects are being managed. It is important for organisations to add value to their business and by working more efficiently and effectively, organisations can ensure their workforce is working at full capacity.
To ensure your business is performing like a well-oiled machine in relevance to ‘the operators’, business management systems can bring your operators together and with CRM functionality, employees can manage project, sales and marketing activities and interactions from past, present and future. Business management systems allow everyone access to additional notes so the organisation is kept up to date with information and ensures nothing is missed or lost in the communication process. A system can provide a valuable tool to staff coordination by better engaging workers and improving productivity by keeping teams in touch with alerts and notifications to activities that need to done urgently or in the next couple of days.
The article highlights that by investing more into the methods like business management systems to boost business success through the means of staff and operation efficiency could be the best investment for business. Here at Target we advise before making that investment into a business management system, ensure it is the right one for your business and your staff; because down the line, as your business grows and you need to invest more into other systems, invest in a system that grows with your business success.