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Investing In Tools To Improve Productivity


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If you’re caught in the familiar cycle of trying to get more done with fewer resources, now could be a great time to invest in tools and software solutions that will help your business operate at peak efficiency.

Movista logoWith the rise of the remote workforce, the way we work and collaborate with our teams—as well as how we communicate with each other—has become increasingly more reliant on technology and tools to ensure that we’re operating at peak efficiency.

By identifying your team’s opportunities and biggest needs and investing in the right tools, you can be sure that you’re focusing your efforts on the things that will move your business forward. Eliminating tedious manual processes, duplications of work and cutting down on needless, unproductive meetings will help accelerate your teams and empower your employees to do their best work.  

Too often, we get overscheduled and spend our day in meetings to talk about the work, instead of getting the time to do the actual work. If that’s how you’re spending your valuable time, instead of being able to focus on getting things done, that’s a problem—and a recipe for burnout.

As a solution, making an investment in digital integration can improve efficiency in numerous ways. By automating your most time-consuming tasks, your employees can work on things that require a higher level of personal attention. This integration can also give rise to faster, easier, and more consistent communication. Collaboration is encouraged and supported, problems surface more quickly and reporting can be shared quickly for better visibility of your progress toward goals.

Investing in software solutions for your business can lead to increases in:  

  • Accuracy
  • Agility/flexibility
  • Compliance
  • Collaboration/communication
  • Cost savings

Studies have shown a positive correlation between collaboration and innovation within a business. As an example, by implementing the One by Movista field management software to direct their teams, several companies reported being able to get tasks done more quickly and effectively, allowing them to visit more locations in a day and, in turn, get more sales. They were also able to more accurately track and report information, mileage and expenses. They saved costs, increased productivity and improved employee engagement.

Integrating an end-to-end solution with your business will involve taking a deep dive to understand best where the need for your product or services comes from, as well as how it will be used. Insights you can gain from mapping your customer’s journey will help you anticipate needs and respond more authentically.

While it may make you feel a little vulnerable to move away from tried and true processes that your team has “always done this way,” it never hurts to do a deep dive into your current operations to establish what’s working and stop the things that aren’t.

You can leverage tools, like the One by Movista app, to help you create efficiency in several ways. You are enabled to deliver plans to everyone on the team by role. You can communicate direction to your team, assign tasks, share information, images, videos, audio files, spreadsheets, PDFs or even send surveys for responses. Having an all-in-one solution—like that offered by Movista—allows companies to manage operational needs and communication from within a single interface, rather than requiring your teams to work through processes in several different applications.

As any great entrepreneur knows, you can’t simply settle in and coast along when things are going well. You have to keep learning and improving, because if you’re comfortable, you’re not growing. Great business happens when you have the courage to get outside your comfort zone. Doing so ensures that you’ll push your business forward and launch your team to even greater successes.

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