You can view efforts to reduce waste in your business as another revenue stream. Lack of office efficiency can act as a drain on your business. By stopping unnecessary spending, you are improving your profitability and helping your business stay financially stable. Consider the following areas to enhance office productivity and your business' bottom line.
Working remotely is a trend that started catching on in the 90s and has now come into its own. The technology available today makes it easy for business' to manage remote workers and track their productivity. Studies have shown that remote workers are usually more satisfied in their position, more productive than their office-bound counterparts and even take less sick time.
The promise of the “paperless office” never really materialized. However, with cloud-based technologies so easily accessible, businesses can dramatically reduce printing and document storage costs. By storing certain documents digitally on the cloud, you can retrieve them and share them throughout your company with less effort and costs.
Having an outside entity evaluate your use of technology can help you increase your productivity. Experts in the field can make recommendations that target areas where you are currently wasting money by relying on outdated methods to accomplish tasks. By strategically replacing obsolete equipment, you can possibly streamline your business.