Due to the speed of innovation in digital technology within business, the role of the CIO has seen numerous changes over the last couple of decades. Now, however, it is seeing a total transformation.
“Long-term success requires faith – faith that your efforts to plan and execute the process will lead to the desired outcome.” Tony Dungy, first African-American football coach to win the Super Bowl. Coach Dungy’s words ring just as true in business as in football.
Business process automation has been on the cards for some time now. You know you need it. You know how it will impact your company, but you’re not quite sure how to go about it. Here at Velocity IT, we are BPA pros and have seen it all. Let us take you through the three main steps we recommend you take to catching the process automation train.
So, you’ve started your own business and, so far, things have gone swimmingly well. Demand is increasing, and you’ve even got a small team. But resources are limited, and optimising time and making your investments work harder for you are crucial to taking the business to the next level. While it’s still tempting to be a jack of all trades and do many of the tasks yourself, there are certain processes that, if automated, will help you make those much-needed time-savings. Here are three simple ways of getting started with BPA.
How to grow a company without having to increase spending? That’s the question on many a small business owner’s mind. Traditionally, to scale a business, a decision will be made to hire more staff because more staff equals higher capacity to manage demand, and to manage the day-to-day running of the business. But with process automation, this is no longer necessarily the case. Automating business processes gives small business owners the ability to put digital processes in place. This allows the company to take on increasing demand and generate higher revenue, without increasing costs proportionally. Let’s take a look at some of the ways BPA helps to scale a business more effectively.
WHY AUTOMATE BUSINESS PROCESSES?
The automation of business processes enables a company to work smarter and gain a competitive advantage over others in the industry. It gives them the ability to achieve optimum efficiency by coupling the automation of standard business operations with a workforce that has the right insight to make effective manual process decisions.