Efficient ~ Achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense
Productive ~ Producing or able to produce large amounts of goods, crops, or other commodities.
We like to think of being efficient is using your time well, and productive is what your output is. Although one point of difference we think really matters, is having quality output and this is where efficiency, when done well with productivity, will produce quality outcomes, in other words, profit.
Here are some of our suggestions to be more efficiently productive, making you more profit:
1. Have tools that encourage you to do what you need, not what you don’t
2. Double handling tasks is a waste of everyone’s time
3. With better processes, that are lighter and faster you will be more efficient, and therefore more productive
4. Have systems that suit the needs of your business, not systems that make the business adjust
5. Simple is cool and less complicated means better efficiency.
These are the backbone to our underlying values of development here at BrainStorm IT – and why the products that we have developed and are developing are seeing huge successes in efficiency and productivity (profit) for our clients.
Some examples of our work for our clients in becoming more efficiently productive include:
- Turning a seven-day task into a 40-second task
- Integrating a CRM with BI helping create an additional $10 million in sales
- Order automation saving 500 days per year
- Restricting pricing gaining a 2% points margin
- Custom inventory & barcode solution making the inventory and picking process four times faster
- Enabling quotes on custom designs and returning a custom bill of manufacturing
Wondering how we do it?
We pride ourselves on being human in a world of technology and really listen to your business needs to come up with the solutions that best fit your budget and requirements.
Our process includes:
- We meet & listen to limitations or challenges within your business
- After our initial meeting, we discover opportunities and solutions for your business to grow and become more profitable
- We tailor-make solutions for your business
- During the implementation phase, we speak human and understand the challenges during this time, we work to nurture you through the process
- We test and report on everything, to ensure go-live is a huge success
- This is the moment, you go live, and your business starts being efficient and more productive, in other words, scales up for growth and profitability
- We have on-going support and a dedicated team of experts always here for you
Why Off the Shelf aren’t always the right solution
Sometimes, well often, a business will look for a ready-made solution and work to make the business fit the system. Sometimes these solutions just don’t cut it, failing to meet the needs specific to your business or they become heavy with features not needed (remember one of our top tips from above – is to have tools that encourage you to do what you need, not what you don’t).
If you know exactly what you need, why settle for a little bit of everything, why not build exactly what you need and have all of your systems talk together? Perhaps you need a client CRM that also tracks employee time, fulfils lead generation and marketing capabilities, handles finances, and has the capability to integrate with other applications like email, calendars and Microsoft office all within one portal/ application.
Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it, to have a business system end-to-end that does everything you need, and nothing you don’t. A business system that enables efficiency and quality productivity. To have your business applications talk to each other, to join the missing pieces.
It isn’t too good, we can do this and more, let’s chat.