Cloud Technology Promotes Business Growth – With a rapidly evolving economy, growing competitive pressures, and changing demands from customers, many organizations are finding their tried-and-true ways of doing business are no longer dependable. One of the biggest hurdles keeping them back is reliance on outdated technology that can’t keep up with the pace of today’s ever-evolving connected world.
Fortunately, fast, secure, and affordable cloud technology options are now available to meet the demands of almost any industry. Through connected cloud solutions, including software-as-a-service (SaaS) and internet of things (IoT) tools, businesses can simplify operations, establish new efficiencies, and transform their organization from top to bottom. Here are some of the ways cloud technology can help you drive business growth and meet the needs of today’s consumers.
Cloud Technology Promotes Business Growth
Do More with SaaS
SaaS has been one of the biggest drivers in the advancement of cloud technology and business growth. Whether it’s replacing financial data documented in spreadsheets with cloud accounting solutions or transitioning from sending letters or printing memos to email and messaging apps, SaaS technology is reshaping almost every aspect of the office.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many organizations to rethink everything from real estate needs to employee work-life balance. Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that at least 13% of people were still working from home full-time in August. Cloud computing is making much of this possible, giving employees the ability to access everything from software to office phone systems that can be used at any location.
Stop relying on a single person or software system to perform complex tasks! Cloud software allows organizations to make systems available to multiple users who can work together in real-time. Giving employees more opportunities to access data and collaborate is one of the biggest advantages you’ll experience. Plus, compared to traditional single-user software, cloud computing significantly reduces the chances of a virus compromising your work.
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With advancements in mobile technology and cloud computing, many businesses have committed to moving to paperless solutions for most aspects of their daily operations. Although a paperless office is the ultimate goal, many organizations still rely on old-fashioned physical paperwork for contracts, proposals, and other documents requiring a signature. Fortunately, efficient and easy-to-implement electronic signature resources are now available and designed to meet a wide range of needs. If you’re looking for ways to drop the pen and paper, start thinking about e-signatures. Here are five benefits of electronic signatures and what you can expect when you make the switch.
Another benefit for businesses using cloud systems is how scalable they can be. From health to weather-related disruptions, businesses recognizing the value of having flexible, scalable infrastructure. Whether you’re a small business or a large organization with multiple locations, your operations in the cloud can be adapted to meet your needs and help you respond quickly to take advantage of new opportunities or mitigate risk.
Reduce IT Expenses
As technology has occupied a bigger portion of our lives in the office, IT expenses continue to grow for many organizations. However, those who have introduced cloud technology are finding it is now unnecessary to keep large IT teams on hand to fix broken technology or recover data. Going virtual simplifies everything from setup to training and maintenance, freeing up resources for further business growth.
As technology evolves and the world connects in new and exciting ways, businesses need to invest in the right tools that can help them get ahead, make informed decisions, and operate in an increasingly competitive landscape. Prioritizing cloud software solutions in every aspect of your business is the first step in positioning your organization for future success. The New DICE Corporation can help you get started with interactive monitoring, service, and accounting solutions. Contact us today to schedule a virtual demo.
Author: Avi Lupo, Co-President Dice Corporation