Goals, can't live with them, can't live without them. Goals are necessary to motivate and to keep us moving forward. As human beings, we all feel a sense of achievement when a goal is met. For companies, goals provide much needed direction and clarity. But goal management has always been a confusing subject.
In previous blog posts, we have discussed about why workflow automation software is a worthwhile investment as it frees up human resources, increases efficiency, reduces errors in both information gathering and overall processes, and reduces your overall costs.
As we have explained in earlier blog posts, proper document management is a challenging but worthwhile practice. However, if you have decided to invest in a document management system (DMS), a whole new problem arises – Which one do you choose and what does such a system even need?
Many businesses today are still relying on paper registers, massive spreadsheets and human resources to manage a lot of workflows in their business. Operations such as inventory reporting, sales approval and customer experiences that are managed manually will often result in many bottlenecks as operations become backlogged because of the sheer amount of data that needs to be catalogued and processes that need to be done. As a result of this, data is often lost or incomplete, and productivity and efficiency is reduced.
Businesses across all industries have two things in common: they utilise documents and they create a lot of them. Documents are used for everything from sales reports to product development and end up being stored in all sorts of places, both digitally and physically.
Document management is often an overlooked practice in your business, but did you know that according to research your employees can spend up to 20% of their time at work searching for information about the task they are currently doing?
Infor d/EPM is a fully integrated solution suite that is capable of automating your business’ financial management process, thereby eliminating the use of spreadsheets. It layers world-class in-context business intelligence, financial performance management, and risk and compliance monitoring, empowers you to drive your business performance more effectively.
A budget is a quantified version of your strategic goals. Therefore, having a sound budget in place is instrumental in driving your profitability and also in averting any number of adverse consequences that may arise as your business grows.
In a global survey conducted by KPMG1 in 2016, over two-thirds of respondents, who are all senior executives, said they have some forms of rolling forecast in place. In order to thrive in this VUCA world, accurate forecasting seems more imperative than ever. Rolling forecasting, as a means to achieve that, is now a universal practice thanks to its proven capabilities.
Budgeting plays a vital part in any organisation regardless of size. For some, the process of building a budget is downright tedious, time-consuming, and challenging. What's more, businesses have to worry about not only short-term budgets but also long-term ones.