GetApp Operations Management Blog

  • Published 21 February 2017 by Rhian Davies
    There are certain tasks we have to do, but that we’d like to forget about: I’m thinking tax returns, filling out any kind of form, and of course, ironing. Wouldn’t it be nice if all of those things got done in the background, without you having to lift a finger? Business workflow software helps to … Continue Reading
    How to Choose Business Workflow Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 10 February 2017 by Lauren Maffeo
    Congrats – you’re just one step away from being your own boss! You’ve spent months building both your client list and savings so you can finally launch your own business. You feel ready to take the leap into solopreneurship. But before you turn in your two weeks’ notice, make sure you can answer this question: … Continue Reading
    Choose the Best Software for Your Startup Business Plan Template
  • Published 27 January 2017 by Rhian Davies
    There’s a tale my family love to tell about me. When I was a kid, during every day of the month of December, I would sit under the Christmas tree in our living room and compile a very systematic tally of the presents under the tree – how many, and who they were addressed to. … Continue Reading
    How to Choose Inventory Management Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 25 January 2017 by Rhian Davies
    Who is the most important part of the online sales process? The customer, of course. What does effective inventory management have to do with the customer? Everything! Online purchases are all about “I want it now”. Customer satisfaction and inventory management are inextricably linked. Getting from customer satisfaction to company profitability takes only a short step. There … Continue Reading
    5 Reasons Selling Online Needs Effective Inventory Management
  • Published 17 January 2017 by Rhian Davies
    You know it, and I know it. Send out an email to your workforce with the title “health and safety training”, and you’re likely to hear an almost poetic chorus of moans and groans echoing from within the four walls of your office. However, jokes aside, environment, health, and safety (EHS) management is one of … Continue Reading
    How to Choose EHS Management Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 17 January 2017 by Matt Mullarkey-Toner
    If you’ve started putting in methods and processes in your company, but need help connecting the different departments workflow (e.g. the hiring process for a marketing manager aligns with HR), then you should check out Business Process Management (BPM) software. Typically, you’ll see BPM solutions at bigger companies working alongside an ERP solution. However, small … Continue Reading
    How to Choose Business Process Management (BPM) Software: A Helpful Checklist
  • Published 11 January 2017 by Rhian Davies
    As a former freelance English teacher in Spain, my bags were perpetually crammed full of teaching materials, class schedules, and homework that I would lug across a scorching hot city, on airless metros and buses. It was one of my least favourite things to do. The companies and schools I worked for would insist upon … Continue Reading
    Rise and Sign: Find the Right Electronic Signature App for iOS and Android
  • Published 4 January 2017 by Rhian Davies
    How many times have you made the trip to a specific store for a specific item – having purposefully checked the availability online in said specific store – only to be told, “We’re out of stock, have you checked online?”? In my case, it’s too many times. Sometimes, I’ve also then encountered the added bonus … Continue Reading
    Keeping Track of Inventory: 5 Apps That Can Help Organize Your Stock
  • Published 21 December 2016 by Rhian Davies
    One order needs to be sent to Canada, by Tuesday, before 6pm, with a discount for repeat purchase. You can’t figure out how to calculate the cost of custom duties. Another order needs to be sent by the end of the day, this time to Milwaukee, but the order’s been edited, and you can’t see … Continue Reading
    The Best Order Management Software for Small Businesses
  • Published 20 December 2016 by Rhian Davies
    Picture the scene: you’ve been offered a new job, and now you’re standing in line at the copy and print shop waiting to scan over 50 pages, each one signed, each one initialled, ready to scan again, and then send via email. We’ve all been there, and we all find it tedious. Electronic signature software … Continue Reading
    How to Choose Electronic Signature Software: A Handy Checklist