Humanity has come a very long way since the invention of the wheel, one of the biggest innovations of humanity. From there, it has become a steep climb towards the gadgets and software of today. Many things that were deemed unimaginable just in the last decade alone have become common household items. AR/VR Reality, Social Media platforms, Automation and video calls are just some of the inventions that used to just be a figment of our imagination.
These innovations have helped boost the world’s standard of living among other aspects of human civilization. All of these new inventions are constantly helping us come up with new and improved products that greatly affects how the life of an ordinary man unfolds.
The business industry is one of the most affected factions of new technology. The ability of a business owner to use the tools at their disposal for the betterment of his/her company is a masterful skill that is key in a company’s survival.
Here are some of the recent innovations and how they can be used to improve your business.
With the invention of various communication tools, the world does not seem so big anymore. The development of the Internet among many others have particularly made talking to anyone quite easily. VoIP or Voice Over Internet Protocol has provided us with the ability to speak over the internet for free.
By using apps such as Skype, communication will never again be a problem. Instead of sending messages, you can easily just voice or video call the person you wish to speak with. An added bonus is that it can be a patched conference call where several members may easily be connected through the Internet as if a physical meeting was actually taking place. Skype is the leading telecommunications app around the world with over ⅓ of the world’s online telephone conversation occurring in Skype.
Contract Management Software
Contract Life Cycle Management is the business process of ensuring that all contracts are properly managed. The manual procedure takes up a lot of time and resources, and could potentially harm the company with even the simplest of errors. By using contract management software, the company is ensuring that human error, outside of the data entry, is eliminated. A CLM software is also a nifty thing to have as it takes into account all contract metadata and transforms them into an easier to digest Visual. From there, valuable insights may also be derived. With full visibility of your contract data, a business owner is able to make better decisions.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service that helps track website traffic. Over the years, the Internet has taken over our lives. It has become so relevant that it became a necessity to have a virtual presence in the form of websites. Knowing how to operate Google Analytics is one of the top key skills for data scientist. By utilizing this platform to its full potential and extracting valuable insights from it, you can put your website on the top of the search engine lists exponentially increasing your brand visibility and website traffic.
With over 3.5 billion users all over the world, it is clear that social media platforms are dominating. Despite their reputation as mostly a recreational activity, it would be foolish to underestimate the power of these social media platforms. Take advantage of the public’s addiction to social media and use it to further drive your goal.
Creating a social media presence, for example, will allow you not only to connect with your customers but to also create a more special bond that goes beyond the customer-business relationship. This bond ensures that they become loyal customers and will also refer you to their family and friends. Social media also allow the rise in popularity of trends and fads which your brand can bandwagon on to further increase your visibility.