Minimize costs and manual errors
process automation:Reduce Money and Errors
By substituting human vulnerabilities with the accuracy of a machine, you bypass the expensive costs associated with manual errors and inefficiencies. Late payments, slow sales approvals, and payments for goods never received are all very expensive errors. Automation can also save lots of administrative labor costs.
An automated system lets Tim’s team cut down on its errors. Rather than manually cutting and pasting emails at the last stage, they can ensure that the version they send out is the right one.
Keep a tab on your business processes
business process automation:business processes
An automated system not only lets you see the status of any individual item, it also gives you the bird’s-eye view of your whole system. Imagine what you could do with several months of data from an automated system. With an automated workflow tool, you can track how many requests came in, how many were approved, how many got rejected, time spend on each tasks, which ones took the longest to complete, etc.
With a BPM tool like KiSSFLOW, Tim doesn’t have to ask the status of SEO campaigns. He can instantly bring up a report that shows the status of every pending item. So, rather than trying to find who to blame, he can spend his team meetings perfecting the workflow and talking about new strategies.
Establish a clear approval hierarchy
business automation:Approval Hierarchy
When you create a custom workflow, you can assign approval responsibilities to anyone in the organization, regardless of the reporting structure. A busy supervisor doesn’t need to be on every step/task (unless she prefers) and you don’t have to have secret pre-meetings in the bathroom before getting a project approved!
Tim doesn’t like being involved in every campaign that goes on, but he always wants his proofreader to see everything before it goes live. He can use a business process workflow tool to set up hierarchies in his own team to make sure the right people see everything before it goes out.