Being in business operations is literally an all-around job. It is the area of management that designs and controls the production process in a business and manages day-to-day activities with the aim of producing high efficiency. Not only is this applicable in the manufacturing industry but also in an organization of all sizes.
For startups, the founders are usually the operations manager at first but eventually as the company grows bigger this role gets delegated. It is important to focus also on daily matters because this is where the problems, big or small, can start with. Being in operations entails a review of the overall business situation, creating planning sessions, control, and review of the program.
With technology powering automation, operations management can be fully optimized. However, the talent gap for IT professionals has been expanding over the years. This is a problem that can be solved with no-code. It allows programmers and non-programmers to create a website, app, or program using graphical user interfaces. With a drag and drop, you can create functioning buttons, create landing pages and even optimize business processes.
In this article, you will see how do you apply no-code operations for your business and what are the financial benefits.
No-code operations is an up-and-coming position in IT industries that will have a critical role. It is a function that leverages no-code tools to build internal software and systems. Many companies just buy off-the-market software that lacks what they need or maintenance costs can be a little too high. Utilizing no-code to create custom-fit software makes it easy to use and efficient to maintain. It lets them build a workflow that fits the way your business works.
Wondering where to use no-code for operations? There are a lot of ways actually and here are some ideas on where to start using it.
You can easily create and maintain a database of all your software and hardware assets using no-code. You will be able to track your asset's maintenance schedules, monitor routine software patching, and keep up with compliance with IT policies.
Automate and manage all your employees’ service requests based on pre-set rules and track the service requests with the appropriate approving heads. With this kind of service, paperwork and waste is reduced, friction between staff is minimized and the processing of basic requests will be seamless for everyone.
Automating onboarding tasks will prove to be stress-free for the Human resources department and the new employee. This also creates a good impression of the company for the newly-hired employees.
These are just some of the programs that you can create with no-code but there’s so much more like vendor and contract management, applications development and so on.
If you are ready to take a step into the future of operations, here are some great apps to try and see if it fits your business
Onboard new users of your new system easily and at a much more efficient way. You can store all your resources, checklists and information in an app that access
This lets you generate standard contracts or even use 150+ free contract templates to get started. It digitizes the signatory process which means faster deals done even in different time zones.
Twilio lets you take your customer service to the next level. It has programmable communication tools for making and receiving phone calls, sending and receiving SMS, and performing other communication functions using its web service APIs.
Testing and monitoring new programs and processes can be seen through numbers. No-code’s benefits have translated to different positive numbers based on businesses that have fully utilized them. There have been no definitive studies yet for no-code but we see one for its close sister low-code. In a study commissioned by Outsystems with Forrester Consulting they evaluated the financial impact of adopting low-code technology
Even with a worldwide developer shortage, businesses that have adopted low-code technology ad their software delivered and enhanced multiple times by existing dev teams. Key indicators that contributed to this were flexibility in reusing prebuilt components and high-abstraction coding where frictionless collaboration happens
With the efficiency and higher productivity of their team, businesses were able to launch business development efforts faster and smoother with low-code. By launching sooner, they were able to sell earlier, iterate faster as they get to know the market and work more efficiently even before a competitior gets on board.
Businesses that adopted low-code saved hundreds of thousands of dollars from ongoing vendor fees to build new applications to replace legacy systems. Allowing legacy systems can cause a myriad of problems, such as increasing annual maintenance costs, data silos that prevent integration between systems, keeping up with compliance to governmental regulations, and reduced security.
No-code operations will continue to grow as more businesses embrace digitization not only for creating sales but also to improve internal business processes. It has the potential to maximize the expertise of each department but also improve software or apps overtime without heavy maintenance costs.
In our previous articles, we have discussed how no-code can help automate your business, and improve customer experience. This article bolsters the fact that businesses really benefit in a number of ways with no-code.
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