GetApp Operations Management Blog

  • Published 29 June 2017 by Rhiân Davies
    Are you a fleet manager who’s gotten to the point where managing and tracking your fleet in Excel spreadsheets has run its course? You’re not alone: according to a recent survey, only forty-one percent of fleet operators are currently using fleet tracking solutions to track their vehicles, drivers, mileage, and equipment. If you’re using methods … Continue Reading
    Keep on Trucking: Top 5 Fleet Tracking Solutions
  • Published 22 June 2017 by Rhiân Davies
    Selecting and onboarding suppliers, contract negotiations, purchase order approvals – procurement processes are often large, unwieldy, and chaotic when many stakeholders are in the mix. Procurement teams are faced with the task of managing, but also simplifying the process in order to reduce expenses and deliver timely results. If your team is struggling under piles … Continue Reading
    Top 5 Procurement Management Tools to Automate Purchasing Functions
  • Published 27 May 2017 by Lauren Maffeo
    A maintenance (wo)man’s work is never done. Keeping buildings up to code is an ongoing need no matter which industry one works in. That’s why small business owners who provide maintenance services are well-positioned to thrive. Despite the opportunities that building maintenance work provides, it’s also increasingly complex work. Maintenance work varies greatly depending on … Continue Reading
    Building Maintenance Software Guide: A Handy Checklist for Buyers
  • Published 7 April 2017 by Rhiân Davies
    From the smallest businesses all the way up to enterprise level corporations, handling multiple contracts such as leases, partnerships agreements, and NDAs can quickly become a way of life. This time consuming task is often compounded by the need for numerous parties to review, amend, and eventually sign the paperwork, leading to an overly arduous … Continue Reading
    How to Choose Contract Management Software: A Handy Checklist
  • Published 21 February 2017 by Rhiân 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 27 January 2017 by Rhiân 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 Rhiân 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 Rhiân 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 Rhiân 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