3 Ways Technology Can Streamline Your Business Operations

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


The reason you are in business is to simply do business. The last thing you want is time wasting procedures bogging down your ability to do effective business. For this reason, you are always on the prowl for new technology that will ultimately save you time and money doing business the way you always knew business should be done. However, in 2014 only 53% of small businesses had a website.

The number of businesses with a website has likely gone up with the increasing popularity and demand on technology. Fortunately, your company exists in an era when technology and the marketplace have never been so amazingly compatible. The following are three incredible technological advances that will help to streamline your business operations today.

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3D Printing

When it comes to cutting the nonsense out of the logistic chain, 3D printing will take your company's ability to increase operations the full distance. No longer needing to order that part that is not in stock is the first time and cost savings aspect of a 3D printer. On-site printing will also give your company the ability to experiment with new ideas never done before, without having to dedicate a huge amount of money to an outside manufacturer to do the job for you. As your business becomes able to meet more of its own manufacturing needs in-house, this will save time and money for your business like never before.
As an added bonus, 3D printers are becoming more efficient at a lower cost point. If you have the warehouse space to store the raw materials needed for use in 3D printing, this makes 3D printing a viable solution for improving your company's logistic and manufacturing needs.

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Applicant Tracking The Modern Way

While it used to take lots of time and effort searching for the best candidate to fill positions in your company, the process of tracking applicants has come of age. New software solutions like a candidate applicant tracking system practically puts the job of finding the right candidate for the job on autopilot. Whether you want to track old applicants, get reviews and comments about applicants you are interested in or simply need a pool of possible candidates to interview, updating your human resource information system is certainly one way to make your hiring efforts far more efficient than in years past. At any moment, the best possible applicant could be at your fingertips.

Artificial Intelligence Business Solutions

With the advent of artificial intelligence making deeper strides into the business world, more business operations will inevitably be streamlined from remote access by computers using cognitive algorithms to replace the human touch with machine like precision and efficiency. As more tools are added for artificial control, the automation that results will make doing business a cheaper and more efficient process.

In many ways, even having a robust management and worker presence in your company can be cut back to just a few employees for essential tasks as artificial intelligence brings more functioning operational solutions to the foreground to meet the intricate needs of businesses small and large. Additionally, operating with the help of artificial intelligence can elevate your business operations to round-the-clock access for your customers; thus, making your business the convenient choice for those who are not awake during normal daytime hours.

Every year new technologies hit the market that allow businesses to operate with greater efficiency. Whether it is a 3D printing improvement or an upgrade to the reach of last year’s artificial intelligence software, the simple reality is technology is moving businesses ever forward into a tech driven business world. If your business wants to be able to compete at the level of other progressive businesses, it must learn to embrace and utilize these new technologies in innovative ways to gain an edge over the fierce competition.

By  Emma SturgisEmbed

Emma is a freelance writer currently living in Boston. When not writing, she enjoys baking and indoor rock climbing. Find her on Google +.


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