Software development: Why apps make businesses more efficient

Impact IT Solutions discuss how to make your business work more efficiently and improve staff productivity through software development.
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As no two businesses are the same, the right software applications, developed by the right company can help streamline your organisation’s processes and improve efficiency.

Over the last couple of years, many UK companies have found themselves struggling due to an economic slowdown. This is following the uncertainty about Brexit and the devastating effect the Coronavirus pandemic and national lockdowns has had across industry. As a result, companies have started to put in place temporary or new operational systems to adapt to the new way of working, foregoing their existing tried and tested business models.

Some companies have managed to adapt to change quite well and have seen a boom in online sales. Unfortunately, others have not been so fortunate and have seen their sales reduce overnight.

With many employees still working remotely, it is increasingly important for a business to continue to be agile and adapt to change. Having software applications written specifically for you and your business to replace manual paper processes will allow you to easily work collaboratively whilst remote working.

So, what are the benefits of adopting software applications designed specifically for your business?

Operate more efficiently

Bespoke software development involves designing software specifically for an individual company and tailored to the customers exact needs. When you utilise software applications, the flow of your business processes is smoother and more efficient than manual paper processes. It will increase employee productivity and staff efficiency when working from either home or in the office. This is because all company information is stored in one place that everyone can access at any time and from anywhere.

Stay in front of your competitors

Staying ahead of your competitors is so important. It can be achieved by streamlining your processes so your business works in an agile way that is quick to respond to customer’s needs, keeping them on board and engaged. Technology is changing all the time and if your business does not adapt and evolve then you could be left behind and at a disadvantage to your competitors.

More commercially effective

Adapting to online processes can help facilitate growth in your business, making it leaner and more efficient. By investing in software development and applications specific to your business, such as ERP systems, time management, task scheduling, reporting dashboards, linking systems with middleware and cloud-based tools, it can show that you are a forward-thinking company that can adapt to change.

Interested in a new, bespoke app for your company?

Here at Impact IT Solutions, we create bespoke software development solutions and mobile applications for all companies across all industries. We understand that the productivity of software is defined by how the user experience and interface are designed. With that in mind, we create software with the user always at its core.

With technology evolving all the time, it is exciting and daunting for anyone taking the first steps into software development. At Impact IT, we ensure every client is fully engaged, onboard and has confidence in the software being designed and developed for them. There is continued customer engagement with a dedicated Project Manager who works with your product champions throughout every stage of development. This ensures a streamlined and efficient integration of the software into your business with minimal training and no downtime.

Find out more about our Software Development Services.

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