If you are having new software implemented into your workflow, it may be a great idea to contract a software consultancy to oversee the implementation. While many business professionals have a negative connotation of the word “consultant”, the truth of the matter is that these professionals can help streamline and improve your software implementations in ways you might never have thought of. Here are just a few of those ways:

  1. Ease staff burdens during organisational change

It’s no secret that there is usually always a bit of a disruption to your workflow whenever new software solutions are implemented. Allowing a software consultant to facilitate the transition by fielding employee questions and resolving small issues as they appear will allow you to make the process as smooth as possible for everyone involved.

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  1. Allows you to maintain focus on the business

At the end of the day, we are all here to make money. Distractions like software implementations mean less involvement from you in the business end of things. As we all know, time is money. Having a dedicated software consultant overseeing an implementation frees you up to do what you do best; run the company.

  1. Helps you mitigate the risks

A good software consultancy will look out for your best interests during an implementation by alerting you to possible security issues and workflow inefficiencies. This means you will have an “extra eye” on the project ensuring that everything goes smoothly and seamlessly. If changes do need to be made, your consultant can act as an advisor, illustrating what needs to change and how it needs to be done. You can then take this information back to the software developer for revisions and reimplementation.