Revitalise Strategy with a Business Management System
Posted on: 22/10/15
“Everything seems to come down to finding a way to fix the pervading lack of time that underscores every aspect of running a business. Companies and entrepreneurs all struggle with efficiency when trying to make their businesses run as smoothly as possible.”
- pctechmag.com, (2015). ‘The Tools and Software that can Increase Business Efficiency’. Online <http://pctechmag.com/2015/10/the-tools-and-software-that-can-increase-business-efficiency/> Access Date: 20 October 2015
A nice and compact article exploring some of the tools and software that is already on the market to businesses which can help increase efficiency and productivity.
The article explores four different tools and software that business could examine on their road to incredible business efficiency. However before starting the journey to introducing new software into the business, it is important to understand and consider the things most critical to your business success, this will provide a concept on which to focus and follow to improve and be successful.
The four different tools which the article explores are:
- Google Docs
- Corporate Expenses Management Software
- Password Management
All four tools is what we would call the basics – all four components can separately contribute to all businesses looking to increase efficiency, spend, productivity and security.
As a software company we understand that the challenge businesses face when looking at what technology has to offer is that already existing software and tools do not have the full capacity to provide the business with everything they need to do their day to day tasks quickly, simply and securely.
The above tools are perfect for businesses starting out, but a business that is more established and has overwhelming business data which has become critical and hit the top of their agenda, need a more robust business management system which incorporates all these tools and more!
Corporate Expenses Management Software is our speciality, we have a number of clients using our contract management systems in their procurement, purchasing and facilities departments to help improve efficiency in the business as well as save money through improved data management to make better negotiation decisions. With our contract management systems, we configure to procedures of the business and include document creation and control in the configuration because a robust business management systems should have the same functionality as Google Docs; allowing businesses the ability to create, store and share large and valuable documents and files online between internal and external users.
Dropbox has become the tool of core productivity for virtual teams and mobile entrepreneurs. This is why robust online business management systems incorporate this functionality by providing businesses with the ability to upload, store, edit, share and even collaborate with other members of the team. With an online business management system internal and external users should always have the ability to back up and access files and documents whenever and where ever they might be. To enhance document creation and control, password management tools are incorporated as a way to set permissions and access controls. Administrative control options and features to set user permissions are tailored to the needs and responsibilities of each staff members to not only increase business efficiency but enhance security on important documents and business data.
The article provides a good base for those wanting to look at the market of tools and software that can increase business efficiency, but looking at the bigger picture, as your business grows you need a business management system that can cover all the bases as well grow with the changes and demands of the business.
What tools or software are you looking for to increase your business efficiency and overcome your day to day business challenges?