A new year is a fantastic opportunity to reassess or revalue one’s business or personal productivity, and with 2020 rolling around, now is a better time than ever to consider how to improve your personal and professional output.
Whether you’re a business owner, manager, or employee, when it comes to work productivity, your tools can make or break your enterprise or day-to-day tasks. Having the right platform and software to work is like giving a handyman the right screwdriver for the job – and if you don’t have that, well, nothing gets done.
Custom software, in particular, provides a massive opportunity to business owners to increase their own productivity, business growth, and their market exposure. If you’re doing a unique job or something that is somewhat time-consuming, there’s likely a custom software solution that’ll speed up the process, make it simpler, or even automate it entirely, allowing you to focus on more important things.
We’re going to have a look at a few of the ways custom software can provide surprisingly effective benefits at relatively low cost.
Less time on certain tasks, more time on the important ones
Off-the-shelf software can help some businesses, but unfortunately due to their generic nature, the capabilities of generic software is quite limited. Custom software development gives you a lot of flexibility and can be catered for your specific business – adding a unique proprietary element too. Is your business or product somewhat unique or unusual? Do you require an employee to do something that’s not a ‘traditional’ task? A specially-built software solution can solve this, and this saves time which we all know, equals money.
Future-proof with something flexible
Of course, buying a whole bunch of various software programs to do multiple tasks, from accounting to marketing actions, can end up being rather costly – not to mention many of them being incompatible with each other, different systems, or even operating systems (you know, the ‘half-the-office-working-on-Mac-and-the-other-half-on-Windows’ problem).
Creating a custom software solution that services all types of employees, tasks, and systems is the best option at future-proofing your business, and avoiding shelling out year-on-year for new software products.
And, it doesn’t need to be expensive anyway!
Although it can seem like a daunting journey to embark on, taking the leap into custom software will pay dividends for any business that is willing to invest the time and energy into it. Fortunately, there are also companies like My Online Presence that are well-versed in the process of turning a novel concept into a functioning reality, and their expertise can take add a lot of convenience and peace of mind to the process.
So if you’ve been toying with the idea of developing a distinct digital platform to get your company’s growth to the next level, get in touch with the team at My Online Presence and let them guide you on the way!