We are all used to seeing car designs improve year after year to become faster, sleeker and more efficient. But every so often a car manufacturer will go back to the drawing board and plan a new model that is much more in keeping with the modern environment and fit for purpose. In the same way, companies must constantly review their ways of working and the efficiencies of their business processes with their systems. Our team of expert consultants perform an independent review (based on our experience of industry benchmarks) and help you decide if processes and systems need optimisation or a complete overhaul.
Read our case study: Helping Dafabet - a rapidly expanding online gaming company - streamline its business processes
They may not always excite enthusiasm, but the processes by which business transactions are dealt with underpin your business operation. Could you be doing things more effectively or at less cost?
Such a review is particularly relevant when core computer systems are being changed or you are taking on a new business system. No matter how good it may be, a new system will not ensure that what people do around it is optimum for the organisation. It is however, usually an excellent time to re-appraise and update existing practices to make best use of the functionality contained within the new systems.
Our starting point is to understand the required inputs, processes, checkpoints and outputs and analyse the existing situation to determine where improvements could be made. We would then place these in perspective by:
Businesses don't stand still – they constantly change in order to cope with and take advantage of market and economic conditions. All too easily, however, the underlying processes, controls, checks and balances that support the day-to-day operation get left behind and become outdated. At best this may simply mean that unnecessary tasks are undertaken, wasting time, effort and money, or at worst it may give rise to gaps in control or management information that can allow problems to go unnoticed until they are of critical importance.
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