The origins of Business Management Software lie within the first accountancy and inventory software created to run SME’s and small businesses. The essential motivation for business software is to increase profits by cutting costs or streamlining operation and methods with an integrated technological solution. This is where stepping up to a fully integrated Business Management Solution comes into play.
Here are some key indicators that may lead to taking the first step to an integrated solution
The need to reduce the amount of paperwork, manual entries.
This is pretty self-explanatory. As your business grows the workloads increase and the strain on your information systems becomes apparent. Manually entering data because one system won’t talk to the other is commonplace.Whether it’s managing an ever increasing supply chain, tracking stock, tracing manufactured items or dealing with your clients in a more effective manner, stepping up to a fully integrated Business Management solution reduces the workload dramatically.
Streamline business processes to grow your business effectively.
Improving your sales processes, shortening production cycles, reducing the need for written reports. With time, these changes in business-critical process will lead to an increase in growth, allowing the business handle a greater volume of work
Competition in the marketplace.
Whether its local or abroad, competition is a reality for most businesses. Being on top of the latest developments in your industry and reacting to changes in the market. Having an overview of how your business is performing is an invaluable planning your strategy to stay one step ahead of the competition.
Staff are Overworked and Unproductive.
Streamlining your business process with technology can allow staff finish their tasks and increase their job satisfaction. The overwhelming need for changing your business processes will probably come from feedback sessions with your key staff members. Burgeoning overtime may be another indication that you need to hire more staff. Excess overtime can be inefficient from a financial standpoint and it may lead to worker burnout. Streamlining their tasks could eliminate those concerns and reduce any need for overtime.
Business Management Software can help you manage every aspect of your company, from sales and customer relationships to financials and operations.
I’ve have written extensively in our blogs about the impact it can make on your business. Herbst Insight ERP is a one stop software system for all your business management requirements.
Herbst Software has a unique place within the Irish business software community by being Irish. Offering a fully integrated management / financial solution which is able to simplify some of the more complex possesses in certain specialised areas of a business, enabling management to keep close watch on only the relevant matters which concern them through Real-time views.
If you’re thinking of stepping up and would like to find out more about Business Management Software and its benefits than feel free to contact us at 1800 911 000 and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.
If you want to learn more about ERP systems and their applications, look at our guide on ERP systems and benefits