One of the most important success metrics for any business is how productive the business’s staff members are. With wages and salaries often making up the biggest chunk of business expenses, it’s crucial to maximise the return on that investment. And, with business looking ahead on their road to recovery, one of the most reliable ways to improve employee productivity will be to provide a smart workplace.
Most businesses are, by now, using digital tools to streamline business process. And, many businesses would consider themselves on a path to digital transformation. There is no shortage of digital technologies that can literally transform workplaces to make them smarter and more productive. However, many business decision-makers still need to be convinced that their investment in these technologies will pay off in a tangible way. Or, they’re not sure which technologies will provide maximum benefit for their organisation. It’s important to start with a clear understanding of exactly how and where the organisation can be made smarter so that businesses can see measurable improvements right away.
There are five key ways that a smart business can improve employee productivity:
By creating the best possible environment for people to feel comfortable and alert, then providing them with state-of-the-art tools to help them do their jobs more efficiently and with fewer errors, businesses can gain maximum productivity. As well as getting essential work done faster, organisations can redeploy talented staff members to focus on creative and strategic tasks, which can promote company growth.
Seth Butcher, national manager IT solution sales, Konica Minolta