They say old habits die hard, and that is twice as true in the corporate world. Trying to convince a business to change their processes and the way they work, and introducing them to a new system is a hard sell – the first reaction to abrupt change is resistance and annoyance.
One mandate on every budget-conscious business’ collective mind is: get more done by spending less. In short, these businesses strive to be more productive and get more return on their investments without incurring additional debt like adding extra employees to manage an increasing workload, paying overtime or spending inordinate amounts of time in efficiency meetings. […]
An intriguing article on itnewsafrica.com outlines how document digitisation is now a crucial enabler of the digital enterprise, while also proving that digitisation is making a huge impact on business processes all around the world. For an organisation to truly achieve end-to-end digital transformation (and therefore effectively compete in the new digital economy) – it […]
Comparing today’s workflow automation solutions to more early examples of how businesses first applied technology to speed up their day-to-day operations is kind of like comparing today to last week. The differences are many depending on what angle you take. Business results are better and more profitable, specialised solutions for each vertical are plentiful and […]
It’s been called the next industrial revolution—Industry 4.0. What is it exactly? Industry 4.0 refers to the leap in manufacturing made possible by the digitisation of data, encapsulating the entirety of an organization’s people and processes—from the conference room to the manufacturing floor. This enormous, digitally-accessed data source is the groundwork by which new technologies […]
We’ve all found ourselves staring at a new employee packet at least once in our careers. Depending on the size and organisation of the company, it may have consisted of several stapled sheets of paper (a welcome letter and a list of internal resources with a W-9 thrown in) or an impressive binder with everything […]
The purpose of process excellence is to support and enable effective business strategies. Using a variety of methods, businesses can strive to find continual improvement and optimise their work processes, in a bid to achieve better quality and efficiency, lower costs and improve overall customer satisfaction. Business Process Improvement (BPI) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) […]
In recent times, customers are being empowered by constant connectivity and on-demand information – in short, they want the exact information that they need, when they need it, wherever they are. As a direct result, business requirements are changing faster than ever before; companies simply cannot afford to spend excessive amounts of time implementing new […]