Every successful company needs to grow. And this process requires it to track capital expenditures, especially those which create future benefits. A very important part of tracking capital expenditures is the approval part. Over the past 30 years CapEx tracking has come a long way literally from the Stone Age era to flying planes. What has changed? Let’s make an excursion along an imaginary museum of CapEx process management evolution.
When budgeting for household expenses, I make sure to allocate an amount for unexpected expenses – school projects, allergy medication and leaking roof, among others. If a high-ticket purchase needs to be accommodated, the husband and I sit down to talk about it.
Change requests, claims, software bugs, help desk tickets, various approvals (invoice, capex), employee records are all simply different types of requests and each of them needs its own request form with fields which are important to process the request. Whenever we have a new type of request, we need to build a new form for it.
We often consult our clients in the area of process management. We are most frequently asked to help tune the performance of internal company processes. Usually, in this case, the company has enough professionals, enough funds and time. Yet in any case contracts fail from time to time. What is wrong in this case?
There’s a one-stop customer service for your phone inquiries and concerns, a one-stop location for your appliance needs, a one-stop grocery store for your pantry essentials, and so on. We all love them, right? They save us plenty of gas and travel time, or time to get through one stubbornly inconsiderate automated voice recording to another before getting to a live agent, even cash for bulk purchases.
The world has changed. It has changed significantly in the 20th century. Yet the most radical changes have taken place during the last 20 years in the information technology industry. When I was a kid, my mother took me to her workplace and I came face to face with a personal computer for the first time in my life. It blew my mind – graphical and text editors, games, multimedia software… Wow! But you know what? Personal computers continue to surprise me even today.
Your company is using Microsoft SharePoint (2010, 2013) for Employee, Project or the Customer Portal. The familiar environment of SharePoint sites and applications creates an almost perfect Intranet where employees can manage their content and documents. And, last but not least, your company got used to the system and feel comfortable with its interface.
Managing all of your personal and work-related tasks in one place can become a problem if your company uses non-integrated third-party trackers. Comindware Tasks for Outlook allows you to save time, effort and resources by minimizing the effort required to synchronize tasks between Microsoft® Outlook™ and Comindware products.
Embracing change is often difficult, especially if we talk about changing other people’s habits and environments. Getting your team to start using a centralized task management environment or changing the platform you use for that purpose may turn out to be a serious cultural and organizational challenge. This article will outline best practices for gearing up for this change and help your team make the transition to Comindware.