Juggling Internal Priorities & External Pressures
Every leadership team wants an engaged workforce that performs at its best. All marketers want a loyal customer base that will stick with the brand come what may. And every executive board wants to see healthy revenue streams. These are the fundamental pillars of modern business. But the external pressures that are also part of modern business can be at odds with our goals.
Internal Company Priorities
- An Engaged Workforce
- Loyal Customers
- Healthy Revenue Stream
- Stakeholder Expectations
- Shifting Consumer Demands
- Supply Chain Disruption
Gaps = Inefficiencies
When goals compete, gaps emerge. For example, we want an engaged workforce, so we launch cultural engagement initiatives. But, to meet earnings expectations, we’re also on a hiring freeze. This means the same people we’re trying to engage are also taking on more work than they should. While minor problems in productivity seem localized now, systemically, these issues cost time, money, and even employees.
of CEOs time is spent on things that could be automated
of an employee’s day is wasted on avoidable administrative tasks
times per day people switch between 13 tools
is the average number of activities experienced during new employee onboarding
minutes is the average time needed to refocus after interruptions at work
of business leaders agree that problems arise when processes are disconnected
Bridging the Gap: Process Automation as a Business Strategy
When we turn to automation, we find support for goals across the enterprise—plus new solutions for managing external pressures beyond our control.
See potential cost and time savings by looking at all processes end to end
Make data-driven decisions based on real-time information
Anticipate impacts of automation before implementing
Think Beyond One
Technology At a Time
Synchronize operational tools and IT systems
Manage task governance including automation controls
Reduce technical debt and maintain business agility
Maintain a Human In
The Loop Approach
Design automations and implement where they will drive the most value
Automate high-volume, time-intense tasks
Keep people involved as much as needed to drive intelligent efficiency while letting automation handle volume-driven productivity
The Importance of Automating Across the Enterprise
It’s also important to remember automation is not just technology; it’s part of your business strategy. When you position automation as a leading component of your strategy, you can apply it across the organization—and that is how you scale with process automation.
Inefficiencies aren’t just inconvenient. They’re costing you money. And maybe employees. Stop letting inefficient work control how things get done. Take back control of your goals and face the external pressures of modern business with process automation to help illuminate the path ahead.
Book a demo with one of our process experts and get started on your process automation journey today!