Insights & Impact
Legacy software and legacy processes are among the chief frustrations that bog down efficiency efforts in financial services. Too often, data gathering and reporting has been automated only to have the results be exported to spreadsheets for manipulation into “usable” reports.
The idea of custom software for nonprofits sounds counterintuitive in an industry known for making do with less. However, a properly planned software solution can offer a return on investment (ROI) that moves it from a luxury to a strategic necessity.
Many outside the manufacturing industry picture manufacturing companies as easy to streamline and manage, but the truth is that modern manufacturing processes can be just as hard to schedule and perform as professional services.
It may be true that data drives all successful businesses today, but who is in the driver’s seat, you or your data? In many businesses reactive management practices let the data call the shots without proper analysis, leading to costly mistakes or missed opportunities.
In the world of sales and remote service teams it can be a challenge to manage their work to minimize down time and maximize productivity with out-of-the-box software. If you have run into any of the challenges below, it may be time to consider a custom software solution that integrates into your current CRM or ERP system, allowing you to maximize your investment.
Being small in the manufacturing industry does not have to be a disadvantage, however. If you use your ERP well, you can develop your data into a strategic asset that provides you with advantages that don’t need headlines to help you stand out.