With the constant barrage of new technology & buzzwords, it is natural to feel overwhelmed and not be able to select the right technology for your organization.

You are not alone in this dilemma. All across the world, small and medium businesses are struggling to select the right technology. Technology in itself is often not the answer, the ability of a certain piece of technology to provide business value is what makes it relevant to you. If you refer to the Gartner ‘Hype Cycle’, there is a plethora of new technology that is out there, but selecting what is relevant to needs of the organization is important.

The one buzzword which is here to stay is Automation. Repetitive processes are usually automated leading to higher efficiencies and throughput. In a manufacturing context, tasks on an assembly line might be automated while in a supply chain context, it can be integrating with vendor applications to know the arrival time of products.

Below are a few common methods for automation –

With so many automation methods available, it is difficult to talk about them within a single post. With this fact in mind, we will continue to detail out each topic in our automation series for small and mid-size businesses.

To evaluate how to best automate your business operations, please contact us at Captivix

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