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Business Processes Not Streamlined: Business operates in a fiercely competitive climate

In the conference room are meeting: Clifford (CEO), Christian (CFO), Irene (IT Manager), Simon (Sales Manager), and Peter (Production Manager) The Agenda title: Although it varies from company to company, you might want to examine the following: How would you rate the success and efficiency of business planning today? Do you have a sound vision for the short and long term? Do you know how your competitors are engaging with customers and business partners? Given the current situation, will the business reach its profitability goals?

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Business Processes Not Streamlined: Managers and workers don’t have adequate tools and processes to advance the business

In the conference room are meeting: Clifford (CEO), Christian (CFO), Irene (IT Manager), Simon (Sales Manager), and Peter (Production Manager) The Agenda title: Although it varies from company to company, you might want to examine the following: Have you performed any measurements of worker productivity? How satisfied is company leadership with the level of employee productivity? Do you know how much of their time workers are spending on low-value tasks? Do managers and employees have online capabilities for basic administrative functions? What tools are available to your managers in making staffing decisions?

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Business Processes Not Streamlined: Current processes don’t help to build value in the relationships with partners, customers, employees

In the conference room are meeting: Clifford (CEO), Christian (CFO), Irene (IT Manager), Simon (Sales Manager),  and Peter (Production Manager) The Agenda title: Although it varies from company to company, you might want to examine the following: What do business partners tell you about doing business with your organization? Can you respond to customer inquiries quickly and reliably? How do you measure customer satisfaction, and how is it changing over time? How strong is customer loyalty and retention in your business? Can you support relationships with customers or business partners in international locations? Can your customers do business online with…

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Business Processes Not Streamlined: Workflows and business processes are not efficient and integrated

In the conference room are meeting: Clifford (CEO), Christian (CFO), Irene (IT Manager), Simon (Sales Manager), and Peter (Production Manager) The Agenda title: Although it varies from company to company, you might want to examine the following:  Do the various areas of your operation, such as financial management, purchasing, and human resources, work in concert, or do they only intersect at certain critical points? Do distribution and manufacturing operate efficiently and cost-effectively? How accurate and efficient is your inventory management today? Is order fulfillment quick, responsive, and free from errors? To what extent are you automating routine tasks today?

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