Technology is vital to just about every business there is today. From an HVAC provider automating scheduling to a CPA working with digital accounting files for multiple customers.
When people think of lawyers, they generally picture them in a courtroom arguing a case or sitting across the table from client. But those that actually work in law firms know that a lot of their time is spent in front of computers, researching, writing briefs, billing clients, and filling out paperwork.
In manufacturing, it’s all about producing a quality product for the lowest cost and being able to deliver it to customers efficiently. An important part of doing this is ensuring the right business data is being collected and analyzed in a way that can improve processes from the office to the manufacturing floor.
Never before has there been so much data being generated on a daily basis by businesses. From how leads are getting to your website to how fast your suppliers fill an order, your data offers nuggets of insight that can help you make your business better.
It wasn’t all that long ago when “The Cloud” was a brand new buzz word that everyone was trying to wrap their heads around. But in just a few short years, it’s become a new standard for office technology.
One of the biggest challenges in an office with hundreds of new digital assets being created each month is how to store, share, and access them all efficiently. Some document storage programs don’t have a customer-facing component for sharing information and others are weak on search capabilities.
You see a computer sale at Best Buy or Costco and think, “Wow! What an excellent deal!” But is it? Low prices on consumer PCs are designed to draw you in, but are you really getting a device that can do what you need it to?
Fifty years ago, the most high tech devices in an office might be a self-correcting typewriter and copier. Today, technology has permeated just about everything a business does from communicating with customers to doing payroll for employees.
What would happen if you never changed the oil in your car? You’d get hit with an expensive repair that could’ve been avoided with a little regular maintenance at a fraction of the cost.
Do you ever feel like your office is playing the “telephone game”? The one where the first person gives a direction and by the time it makes its way to the last person, the message is completely wrong.