January 2019

Workflow and Business Efficiency – 5 Strategies You Ignore at Your Peril

Optimise Processes Get the right tasks, to the right people, at the right time. Sync specific jobs with people, who are both available and have the necessary skills. Improve your productivity, by improving your workflows. Cut any unneeded steps, and run processes simultaneously, to reduce the time taken to complete tasks. With workflow management software (What is a workflow?), you can visually create step-by-step procedures, and optimise them, using workflow… Read More »Workflow and Business Efficiency – 5 Strategies You Ignore at Your Peril

Improve your productivity (by improving your workflow)

Improving your workflow If you have read our first guide, ‘What is a workflow?’, then you should now know what it is and have your current workflow(s) documented. If not, please have a read of that first, and you will gain more from this guide. So, you should now have a series of steps, with the who, what, where, when, and how, you provide your service or product. We will… Read More »Improve your productivity (by improving your workflow)

What is a workflow (and why is it important to your business)?

What does workflow mean? You have probably come across the term ‘workflow’ and wondered what it means, and how is it important to my business. A ‘workflow’ is very simply a set of steps that go together to carry out a specific task, or process, i.e. work. Do you have a workflow? Depending on the type of work that your business does, it may not always be immediately apparent that… Read More »What is a workflow (and why is it important to your business)?

5 Secrets of Successful Email Management

I used to spend up to two hours a day wrestling with my email inbox until I realised I was spending more time reading and responding to messages than dealing with the tasks in hand. If that sounds like a familiar story, I have a few secrets to share on how you can take back control of that pesky time-sink. 1. Set a time for managing emails Email can be… Read More »5 Secrets of Successful Email Management

Excellent Business Process Automation

Automating the processes, that make up your workflow, is a great way to boost productivity, facilitate growth and focus your energy on providing excellent services. Real-time Monitoring Keep a close eye on the work streams you need to monitor carefully with custom task listings, e.g. an important new client or staff under review. Instantly see issues forming with our Red Amber Green (RAG) system for alerting you to tasks falling… Read More »Excellent Business Process Automation

Workflow Prioritisation with Swiftcase

Keeping your tasks in a manageable, doable, prioritised and SLA-monitored list can help you to focus on the work you need to do, so, that you are your most productive. If you need accurate and well-designed Workflow Prioritisation, get in touch with us today.

10 ways automation can improve your productivity – Part 2

Following on from last week’s blog on the subject, we look at five additional ways in which automation can improve your productivity. 6) Cut forms down to size When gathering data required there can be a mass of redundant information, which through training of staff can be omitted. However, this means only a trained member of staff can gather the necessary information or clients need a manual just to give… Read More »10 ways automation can improve your productivity – Part 2