Why flexibility is important in business software

Flexibility

Deciding on what type of software is best for your expanding business can be quite a gamble. Sometimes, the risk of choosing the wrong fit can be drastically reduced if you go for an application that has the potential to adapt to your specific requirements. So what kind of benefits you actually get from an application that is flexible enough to cater to any industry or department? Well for starters...

All your stuff in the same place

You‘re staff is already trained for and comfortable with using a certain type of accounting/marketing/recruitment software? No problem! You can have all of your eggs in one basket. An application that allows you to integrate other types of software gives your employees the comfort of sticking with what they‘re good at.

More importantly, using a flexible system means that you now have unified means of monitoring the execution of a variety of types of tasks, and a better overview of your business, which means it‘s easier to catch mistakes and fix them quickly. In addition to this, a better coordinated system makes creating timely and more accurate reports easier and more convenient.

Whatever you need, whenever you need it

Using flexible software means having the option of utilizing the same tools to create a variety of solutions and perform a wide range of tasks. While there is something to be said about specialized software, a rigid system created based on assumptions of what a company of a certain industry and size needs on a regular basis, doesn‘t allow its users to adapt the software to their specific day-to-day needs.

Software that is flexible enough to answer to your demands, while staying easily accessible and user friendly, meeans you are left with more time and resources to focus on taking care of business. No matter how specific the tasks or how niche the market, customizable forms, work orders and reports, as well as a visually clear and easy to use process designer allow management to keep their thumb on all the the tasks without breaking a sweat.

Keeping up with ever-changing demands

Sales are going up and you need more customer support? You‘re looking to venture into new markets and create new products and services? You‘re expanding one of your departments and you need to restructure your organisation? Your flexible software has got you covered.

Changing all your procedures doesn‘t have to be a pain for your employees or your management. In some cases, you don‘t even have to start from scratch, just adapt and expand what you‘ve been working with so far, without the painful transition onto something unknown or different.