It’s all too easy to get swept up in the day-to-day running of your organization and not take the time to look at the “big picture” of your company’s business processes. The turn of the New Year is a great time to take inventory of your Accounting, CRM and operations IT systems to make sure they can meet growing business needs for the coming year.
Often business owners and managers are able to rationalize the time and attention necessary to address problems in a makeshift system with glaring inefficiencies, but it would be wiser to use that time for planning and strategizing about a system upgrade or change. Don’t wait for a glaring problem in a makeshift system to force change.
As your business grows, your ordering, inventory, manufacturing, order processing and accounting grow more complex, and siloed departments with multiple ways of tracking information can become roadblocks for future success. Whereas a comprehensive software solution—ideally, one linked to your other business functions—keeps everyone on the same page as far as customer needs, follow-up, operations and processing.
If the idea of considering a change seems daunting, know that you don’t have to go it alone. We here at Parallel Solutions are not just sales people, we are consultants that can help you during the consideration and planning phase for IT software and hardware changes.
When we work with potential clients, we like to visit the facilities to get an understanding of how your business works, so that we can help tailor a solution that works with your specific processes. For example, we can help determine if today’s software has the ability to grow with you to meet future needs. While keeping growth in mind, we can also help prioritize which needs are greatest to keep expenses down and maximize ROI as quickly as possible.
Here at Parallel Solutions, we pride ourselves on finding the best solution for today and tomorrow when it comes to your business. We work with you to help you make well-informed choices about your software, while maximizing your financial investment.
Call us at 440-498-9920 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mary Jo O'Neill