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Workflow Automation – 5 Myths to Dismiss Today

Today’s workflow software market is filled with confusing myths. In reality, automation has become affordable, easy and fast. Let’s clear up some of the worst misconceptions.

A workflow is an activity that someone in your organization performs on a routine basis to achieve a well-defined goal. Workflows are characterized by (i) a series of repetitive tasks and (ii) flow of data.

Common workflow examples used everyday across every business include purchase order processing, time off request approvals, travel reimbursements, and new hire onboarding.

Today, almost every business understands the benefits of automating these everyday processes. They know that talent is their most valuable resource and they don’t want employees to waste time on paper- or email-based processes.

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Workflow Analysis – How to Improve and Optimize Your Processes

Workflow analysis is the process by which your business examines data about its workflows, determines trends and improves their efficiency. In turn, this improves customer satisfaction and the competitiveness of the business itself.

In most cases, if you ask people why a particular workflow is setup the way it is, they’ll tell you “That’s how we’ve always done it.” The design probably made sense years ago but as the business and its environment have changed, the workflow was probably never updated.

Workflow analysis is the first step towards these necessary updates. Apply it in the following ways:

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