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Three Reasons Why You Might Be Behind the Curve in a Post-COVID Business World

By Elantis on December 14, 2021

Last week, our blog highlighted 2022 technology trends in a post-COVID business world. The aftermath of any industry disruption brings unique challenges, and post-COVID business is no exception. To add, the pandemic has brought unique challenges to the workplace, forcing the world to work completely online. As a result, the demands of doing business post-pandemic will put all the exciting industry adaptations and innovations into practice.

With massive amounts of research and spending taking place over the past 20 months at both private and government levels, the post-COVID business world has a promising future. As companies prepare for 2022 and beyond, the best way to gain an edge on competitors is to invest in technologies created as a response to the pandemic. Here are three reasons why you might already be behind the curve. But not to worry! We also suggest solutions to help your organization strategize to gain a long-term competitive edge.

1. Failure to rethink and reconfigure infrastructure

The pandemic has incited a plethora of technological services created as a direct response to remote-work challenges. These services make businesses run more efficiently, and companies are rushing to invest in these new services to prepare for post-COVID business. By investing in process mapping, process automation, and creative AI-systems, you will most definitely be setting your organization up for success. The rapidly accelerating efficiency of deep-learning AI is going to continue to revolutionize how post-COVID business operates, so if you invest in this technology, you will be ahead of the game.

2. Failure to meet post-COVID business expectations of customers and partners

As we move past the pandemic, clients, partners, and employees will all have a wealth of experience navigating multiple digital software and platforms. As we highlighted in a previous blog article, studies have projected consumer expectations in post-COVID business: “Although [consumers] are generally willing to forgive companies struggling with pandemic-related disruptions, consumers also expect companies to double-down on building successful and sustainable digital experiences.”

Simply put, it is crucial to invest in optimized digital spaces in your post-COVID business. If you decide to solve problems as they arise, you will fall behind your competitors. By using low-code/no-code analytical tools and solutions like live-agent services, you will be fully prepared with forward-thinking operations that solve potential problems before they appear.

3. Failure to anticipate the challenges of the hybrid workplace

As experts at Forrester have predicted, the appeal in general practicality of having both in-person and remote employees will result in over 60% of businesses adapting to this model in post-COVID business. However, one third of organizations’ hybrid workplace model will fail. A large part of the post-COVID business challenges will be related to complications surrounding COVID-19 cases and vaccine mandate regulations.

This is where automating COVID-19 vaccine and test tracking can make it easier for employees to submit their status and get approval to return to the office. If you’d like to learn more about how you can automate your organization’s vaccine and test tracking while ensuring the privacy and safety of your employees, watch this on-demand webinar from Nintex.

In short, investing in new innovations to prepare for the post-COVID business world will give you an edge on your competition. If you haven’t addressed any of the above reasons, do not worry; it is not too late! Contact Elantis today to see how you can better prepare your organization to thrive in the post-COVID business world.

If you are still considering whether your organization can benefit from an optimized business automation strategy, you are already falling behind. In nearly every facet of every organization, there is an AI-based solution to help maximize efficiency through automation. This is why CEOs will be prioritizing automation as the most important disruptive force in the business world this year. An organization that fully unlocks the potential of their business automation strategy will gain a long-lasting competitive edge beginning in 2022. As many have projected, the time is now to begin optimizing your business automation strategy and implementing AI-based automation that will maximize efficiency in every aspect of your operations. Here are some areas to consider while developing your business automation strategy to set yourself up for future success. AI-Amplified Human Resources A business automation strategy for your HR processes will not replace the “human” in human resources. An HR automation strategy will help your department with simple tasks, such as automating payroll processes, documenting processes, handling employee requests, and staying on top of day-to-day reminders. By implementing a business automation strategy in your HR department, your HR employees will have more time to focus on tasks that fully require the nuances of their training and expertise. Simplifying Customer Service Ongoing innovations in business automation strategies have led to increasingly intuitive and reactive AI-based customer service support. Low-code/no-code services like Microsoft Live Agents allow businesses to create custom chat bots that are specifically targeted to provide information to customers, directing them to proper channels without requiring employee interaction. These easy-to-build and customizable services ensure that your clients and customers have easy access to information. An Optimized Marketing Strategy The potential of business automation extends beyond internal processes. A comprehensive business automation strategy should also include AI-based marketing strategies to help identify target audiences and specifically tailor your products to reach them. Services such as Microsoft’s Power Apps and Power Automate provide automated data analytics and market research, allowing users to create effective visual representations of data with little-to-no coding knowledge. Shoring Up Financial Tasks A business automation strategy can assist with repetitive financial transactions in your business. With processes like accounts payable, accounts receivable, and budgeting, machine-learning is geared to perpetually optimize and streamline these processes. Such a process will free up time for your finance team to identify patterns in your organization’s spending and revenue, using AI-based solutions to inform their depth of experience and knowledge, while helping your business thrive. Developing a business automation strategy is only the beginning to automate and optimize your business processes. It can be a daunting and complicated task when factoring in the implementation of automated process mapping that is manageable and accessible for your employees. Here at Elantis, we understand the importance of an effective business automation strategy and we are eager to help you get started. Contact us today to connect with one of our automation experts who can help you design a business automation strategy that is right for your organization.
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