What 'The Head Honcho' needs to know about business management software

As the Head Honcho, you may be the owner, Managing Director or CEO of a small business. You’re passionate about what you’ve created and you’re motivated by making a difference. You’re driven by the thought of being an authority in your industry, and understandably, you’ve got one eye on the competition at all times.

You’re the ultimate decision-maker, and the buck stops with you.

You may have the support of your management team, but you are ultimately responsible for choosing and then implementing business systems that are going to go the distance. You’re likely to be presented with a range of options, but you may not have the technical know-how you need to make a confident decision as to which one best meets your needs. And because you often need to split your hours between various aspects of your business, you may not have bundles of time to spend researching and comparing products.

We are sure you will have lots of questions for us, so below we’ve provided you with answers to some of the most common queries we receive from our Head Honchos.

Are business management systems easy to use?
It’s a resounding ‘yes!’. Our NAVExperts have been in the industry for a very long time, and we know that anything we introduce needs to be intuitive and easy to navigate. Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics 365 are perfect for newbies and experienced app users alike. With a full demo and a little bit of training, you’ll be whizzing through all of the software’s incredible features in no time.

Do they improve productivity?
Absolutely. Sharing data and reports through one central platform leads to more effective collaboration between your team members. Routine tasks can be made more efficient (and in some cases, can be automated), saving time and ultimately money.

Will they give me the information I need?
The beauty of this product is that all of your company’s sales, marketing, customer relationship management (CRM) and operations data can be stored in one place. The wealth of information that can be merged into and managed within a business management system will provide you with valuable snapshots into how your company operates. Content, data and processes can be unified and reported upon in real-time. Digital intelligence improves your sales success and predicts future trends.

Business management systems are customisable, too. You can set up your system to report on specific KPI’s and provide you with an insight into performance based on your own business objectives.

Can they work with other familiar apps and tools?
Your new software is part of the Microsoft stack and therefore fully integrated with Office 365. Emails, calendar dates and company files are integrated into one, simple-to-use platform, so you’ll get all the functionality of market-leading software delivered using interfaces you understand, and to top it all off, it can integrate with other platforms too!

Are they scalable enough to suit my business, both now and in the future?
Business management systems are designed to be 100% expandable. If you want to extend the system’s capabilities, adding features is a developer’s dream. In fact, coding add-ons is so easy, you can even introduce new tools without any coding knowledge.

How much is Dynamics 365?
Gone are the days of paying through the nose for a business management system and praying you’ll see results. Now, these apps offer a great return on investment. The software itself is excellent value for money, and NAVExperts offer a range of support packages to ensure our services are available to companies with smaller IT budgets, too. Just to give you an idea, for as little as £30.20 per user per month you could be using it too, so what`s stopping you?

What’s particularly handy is you don’t need to splash out on features you don’t need. Apps can be deployed individually if needs be, and you can add extra functionality to your system over time.

If you’re a Head Honcho looking to implement a business management system, call NAVExperts now. We’ll help you get your head around your options and you can even book a demo at your own premises.

 

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