Digital transformation is a big step for some businesses. With a variety of business optimisation solutions out there, it’s hard to decide from where to start and what to do. That’s why we wrote this guide for taking the first steps towards business transformation.
Comparing business optimisation software solutions is always a good idea for a start.
- Make a list of the demands of your organisation.
- After knowing what the demands are, make an initial google search.
- Make sure that you are looking for specific solution that will answer to the specific needs of your enterprise.
- Shortlist 10 possible business optimization platforms.
- What’s next is to compare each one of the possible solutions.
Let’s dive a little bit deeper into comparing business optimization platforms. There are couple of factors to which you must pay close attention.
1. How easy for use is the platform
In order to realize the benefits of business optimization, the product itself must have good usability. At most basic it means that the platform must provide intuitive interface. When someone starts using the optimization platform, the navigation through its functionalities must happen by intuition. If you’re testing different platforms, then you should definitely pay close attention to how easy is the navigation for the users.
2. The price of the otpimisation platform
Some solutions like general business optimization platforms cost less than solutions that are more industry specific. This is a basic economical principal. The price is a serious factor to consider, but it must be considered in context. A general business optimization solution or broad targeted crm platform will definitely have lower price to offer. But what really matter is: can a general solution can answer to the needs of a specific industry like the inspection driven enforcement? The answer is clear and you should always keep it in mind when comparing the price between general bpm platform or specific inspection software. Having this context in mind will guide you into making the better business decision.
3. Customer support
It’s important to have good customer support. Make sure that the inspection platform you’ll use have an adequate support policy. You would know the answer of this question in the testing phase of the product. But for the purpose of your initial research it will be good to have a list with your enterprise’s requirements for customer support.