How hard do you work to make your systems work? Systems are the life blood of a company, from answering the phone to getting Mabel’s tea just right, systems dictate how the company’s processes and interactions will be carried out. Without systems in place, it would be a free for all and Mabel may not get a decent cup of tea all day. A system can be as simple as a checklist showing the essential tasks to carry out. NHS Cleaners use them to ensure an area is cleaned to a suitable standard. Pilots use them before take-off and here
Data is critical in determining where a business is on its journey towards its current goals and ultimate success. Business metrics must be measured and tracked to determine performance and show where extra action is required. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are the usual tool to measure these values and give an accurate picture of the business’s performance. The question then becomes: how easy is it to collect and collate this information? Getting this data can be a time consuming task, using up valuable resources and often leading to not actively measuring the numbers because it just takes too much
A Management Information System (MIS) aims to help the decision makers in a business to make better decisions and advance the goals of the business. The system does this by aggregating data into useful information to give an overview of the key performance indicators (KPIs) selected to measure the company’s progress towards its agreed objectives. The term refers to a computer-based system that provides managers with the tool to organise, evaluate and effectively manage departments within their business. An important factor of an MIS is to highlight areas in need of the most assistance, so time can be spent in
Do you know how your business is doing? Any idea how that compares to last week? Are there new leads, customers or orders? Did you have difficulty answering these? Yes? Keep Reading.. Do you also ever dream of owning a business that is able to run and still make money whilst you’re asleep or away on holiday?! Yes? We thought so, please, keep reading.. You may be thinking: well all that sounds great but how can I make answering these questions much simpler? And; how could my business possibly run without me? As a manager, it is your responsibility to
Paper based forms are the traditional method of form filling and information collection. They suffer from efficiency problems because the information needs reentering when the user is back at the computer. Webpages and apps helped to make the process more efficient, but it was always a requisite to have an Internet connection. We have taken that a step further Introducing the offline forms app… By now, you may be wondering what an offline app is and how it could possibly be of use? The clue lies in the name, it’s a data collection utility (or form) and it works offline!