12 reasons to invest in business software

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12 reasons to invest in business software
Posted on: 24 February 2017
By: Cindy Phillips, Marketing Manager

At OGL Computer we understand that making any change to the way your business is run is a significant decision and one that companies are, quite rightly, very diligent about making. We have helped hundreds of UK companies to overcome their reservations and are delighted to watch those companies go from strength to strength with the help of our business software, called prof.ITplus.

Our experience means we have been able to compile the top 12 reasons that companies do indeed choose to invest in business software. Usually companies decide it’s the fact their growth is being restricted (reason 1), coupled with 3 or 4 of the other reasons, that motivates them to invest.

REASON 1

Your business growth is restricted by inefficiency and manual processes

REASON 2

You have financial goals which you are struggling to meet

REASON 3

Your customer service could be improved

REASON 4

Your staff show dissatisfaction with current processes

REASON 5

You would like to expand your customer base but many have strict requirements for systematic processes, traceability and an audit trail (e.g the NHS)

REASON 6

You would like to expand your product portfolio but your staff can’t handle the associated administration of new products

REASON 7

Dead stock is devaluing your business

REASON 8

You have a tendency to overstock meaning cash flow suffers and you are short of warehouse space

REASON 9

You would prefer to employ less people (whilst retaining your turnover)

REASON 10

You have an issue with too much IT downtime

REASON 11

The age of your IT equipment and / or your manual ways of working mean your business is exposed to loss of data, data corruption and the threat of cyber attacks

REASON 12

You have a need to ensure the saleability / future of the business (applies if retirement of key figures is likely)

If any of these issues strike a cord with you, it is very likely that the structure that comes with using a comprehensive and reliable business software package is what’s needed to move your company forward.

Our Software Consultants offer completely free advice and would be more than happy to speak to you about your business and how improvements could be delivered using the business software.

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