facebook linkedin twitter

Tip of the Week: Why Optimization Is Key to Your Success

Tip of the Week: Why Optimization Is Key to Your Success

The business world is inherently somewhat Darwinian: instead of organisms with desirable traits surviving and carrying on, better businesses tend to outlast those that are inferior. In order to keep on, you need to ensure that your business has the tools it needs to be better than the alternative. Part of this is a great staff, yes, but for today’s tip, we’ll discuss how optimizing your technology can help.

What Does Optimization Require?
Optimization of your operations is key to remain successful in an increasingly competitive market. This optimization will require you to do three things:

  • Identify, understand, and accept the way to optimize your business.
  • Change your focus to meet the demands of your market and clients.
  • Give your employees the power and tools to succeed.

These three requirements may sound fairly vague, but there are plenty of ways that you can adjust your business to embrace them.

Practically Using Business Optimization Practices
To better understand the three requirements of optimization, it may help to review a few real-life scenarios in which these optimization practices would appear.

Identify, understand, and accept the way to optimize your business.
The first key to optimizing your business is to understand what about it can be improved. Through careful analysis of your processes, you will be able to identify where your inefficiencies lie. From there, you can identify whether something is necessary to your business, or is ultimately just wasting time and resources. Then you can determine if an improvement can be made, or if it should just be abandoned. With this knowledge, you can trim the fat from your processes and boost their efficiency.

For example, perhaps there is a member of your business who needs to approve projects at every stage before progress can continue, but this member is exceptionally busy and therefore can’t always review things efficiently. This would most likely hold back your progress. Understanding this could lead to a reexamination of your process, and the determination that approval may not be necessary beyond the initial implementation of a project and the final confirmation to put it into action, saving everyone involved some time and stress.

Changing focus to meet the demands of your market and clients.
While you may view your business as the culmination of a personal goal and the means to put food on the table, your audience is going to have a much different impression. The way they see it, you’re there to provide them with what they need, whether that’s a particular product or service. Since your business can’t really exist without them, their priorities will have to come first.

Automation provides a few simple methods of ensuring that you know what those priorities are, and that your audience finds your business effective at fulfilling them. This is especially true where issue reporting is concerned. Let’s face it, while the first report is useful, the rest quickly become a distraction as the issue is resolved - plus, you have to acknowledge that the report was received. The right IT can help you optimize this process as much as possible by handling these responses through automation, letting you better spend your time solving the problem.

Give your employees the power and tools to succeed.
Want to know the biggest flaw that the members of your workforce all share, including you? You’re all human beings, which makes you inherently flawed and prone to mistakes. The right technology solutions can help to make sure that your entire team is managed properly, given a comprehensive schedule to keep each of them on track and their processes standardized.

These solutions can have the added benefit of providing you with the data needed to further optimize your workflows, boosting productivity, and reducing the stress put on your employees.

Are you ready to optimize your IT? Give Computerware a call at (703) 821-8200, and keep coming to our blog for more handy tips and content.

Cloud-Based Email is Extremely Valuable
Does Messaging Actually Slow Down Productivity?
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Technology Best Practices Privacy Internet Cloud Software Business Computing Hackers Business Management Microsoft Data Workplace Tips Backup Managed Service Provider Productivity Hardware Business Saving Money Network Security Malware Email Hosted Solutions IT Services Efficiency IT Support Google Small Business Computer Quick Tips Smartphones Mobile Devices User Tips Gadgets Innovation Business Continuity Disaster Recovery Android Social Media Microsoft Office Mobile Office Virtualization Network VoIP Data Backup Server Mobile Device Management Collaboration Communication Smartphone Productivity Miscellaneous Data Recovery Windows 10 Upgrade Tech Term Ransomware Unified Threat Management Windows IT Support Operating System Facebook Holiday communications Remote Monitoring Passwords Apps Managed IT services BYOD Remote Computing Cybersecurity Mobile Computing Vendor Management Users Phishing WiFi BDR Marketing Mobile Device Automation Analytics The Internet of Things Firewall Apple Outsourced IT History Save Money Data Management Alert Artificial Intelligence Managed IT Services Internet of Things Browser Encryption App Big data IT Consultant Maintenance Content Filtering Printer Office Going Green Health Gmail Bandwidth Bring Your Own Device Spam Antivirus Business Technology Hard Drives Windows 8 Outlook Saving Time Cost Management Best Practice Information Technology Windows 10 Lithium-ion Battery Office 365 Tech Support Virus Budget Two-factor Authentication Cloud Computing Help Desk Wireless Technology Managed IT Search Hiring/Firing Cybercrime Blockchain Training Computers Hacking VPN Travel IBM Update Access Control Phone System Money Recovery Document Management Employer-Employee Relationship Proactive IT Healthcare Running Cable Legal Networking Twitter Applications Humor Intranet Education Regulations Hard Drive Managed Service Mobility Risk Management SaaS Customer Service Law Enforcement Save Time Government Website Information Compliance Administration Data storage It Management Word Black Market Company Culture Flexibility Patch Management Cryptocurrency Machine Learning Computer Repair Social Networking Value Data Loss Laptop Fax Server Telephone Systems Avoiding Downtime Password Cortana Scam Business Growth iPhone Hacker Data Breach File Sharing Project Management Paperless Office Excel Digital Websites Google Maps User Sports Computing Disaster Customer Relationship Management Social Engineering Augmented Reality Social Hosted Solution End of Support Wireless PowerPoint Business Intelligence Robot Digital Payment Securty DDoS Current Events Router Downtime Solid State Drive Comparison Tablet Data Security Telephony Trending Vulnerabilities Retail Mouse eWaste Microchip Taxes Inbound Marketing Google Docs Lifestyle Distributed Denial of Service Statistics Experience Programming Redundancy Cleaning Public Cloud Network Congestion Monitors Processors Office Tips Pain Points Vendor USB Identity Theft Evernote Streaming Media Presentation YouTube Conferencing Unified Communications Settings Politics Start Menu Virtual Desktop Tech Terms Virtual Reality Specifications Safety Emails Net Neutrality Automobile Mobile Technology Chrome Documents Software as a Service Monitoring Chromebook Gaming Console IT service Uninterrupted Power Supply Heating/Cooling Computing Infrastructure Hack Entertainment Text Messaging How To Webcam Storage Computer Accessories Management Bitcoin Co-managed IT Private Cloud User Error Download Bluetooth Data Protection Supercomputer 3D Directions Ebay LinkedIn Network Management Thin CLient cache Domains Equifax Television Fleet Tracking Dark Web Work/Life Balance Worker Smart Phones SSID WannaCry Public Speaking Device security Downloads MSP Deep Learning Freedom of Information Social Network Visible Light Communication Memory Reading Samsung Processing Skype Corporate Profile Shortcut Desktop Finance Health IT Archive Time Management Nanotechnology Employer Employee Relationship Adminstration Managed IT Service Pirating Information Entrepreneur Business Cards Service Level Agreement G Suite Leadership Troubleshooting Assessment Startup SharePoint Asset Tracking IT consulting Bookmark Environment Unified Threat Management Backup and Disaster Recovery Tip of the week Licensing Point of Contact HIPAA Google Calendar Username Best Practives Hacks Physical Security Touchscreen Screen Reader News Customer Resource management Advertising Flash Relocation Tablets Google Play VoIP Competition Gamification CIO Banking Botnet Electronic Payment Processor Piracy Knowledge Upload Staffing Google Wallet Microserver Sync Business Owner Consultation Smart Tech Distribution Windows XP Notifications CCTV Browsers Recycling Fiber-Optic Database Virtual Assistant Society Analytic IP Address HTML Technology Tips Displays Human Resources Fake News Telephone System Reliable Computing Security Cameras Product Reviews Application Mobile Security Audit Micrsooft Get More Done Business Metrics Computer Malfunction Upselling User Tip Printer Server Navigation Video Surveillance Software License Trends Drones Turn Key In Internet of Things Read Multi-Factor Security Data Warehousing Cost Data Analysis Fraud Emergency Tactics Hard Drive Disposal Saving ZTime Access Devices Trojan Microsoft Excel Permissions Language Organize Scalability GDPR Digital Signature UTM Computer Care Content Motion Sickness Device Management Messenger Tracking Tech Debate Business Managemenet Teamwork IT Plan Enterprise Resource Planning Harddrive Content Management Google Drive Legislation Windows Server 2008 Error Rental Service Meetings GPS Fileless Malware email scam Vulnerability Addiction Music Spyware Accountants Mobile Payment A.I. switches Writing online Currency PDF Cabling External Harddrive Modem Electricity Multi-factor Authentication Printing Upgrades Web Server Proxy Server LiFi Webinar Books Workers Term Best Available Keyboard Migration Connected Devices Wi-Fi Administrator Electronic Medical Records Wireless Headphones Windows 7 Telephone 3D Printing Cooperation CrashOverride Medical IT Capital Managing Stress Regulation Productuvuty Printers

toner1