Solutions – Business Process Automation
Like all other advancements in technology, features and functions that might previously have been considered as ‘modern’ or ‘current’ can soon fade to being ‘expected’ and sometimes even taken for granted. Systems should work in harmony with each other so that the entire organisation is joined up with its data and processes wherever possible.
‘Business Process Automation’ or ‘Workflow’ software as it is often referred is the ability for software to automate standard business processes within any organisation. The systems do this by ensuring that a standard set of logical and pre-defined rules and tasks are maintained and executed in a timely manner – eg ‘if x happens do this’ or ‘if x happens then do y, and follow up by doing z’.
There are many business benefits of using ‘automation’ or ‘workflow’ software in an organisation as they often also provide a ‘safety net’ to an organisation by making sure that internal processes and procedures are adhered to in a consistent manner. Conversely, having software that joins up your processes can also dramatically benefit areas such as Customer Services by making sure that your customers are always kept informed at all times.
Examples of ‘automation’ or ‘workflow’ could be as simple as:
Alternatively, there are many other departmental requirements that can be addressed including:
Sales Force Automation
Time and Expense Management
Purchasing and Procurement
Documentation Delivery and Automation