How Are You Future-Proofing Your Business?
‘Future-proofing’ is something of a buzzword in the world of business right now. With so many changes in the world of technology and innovations revolutionising the ways in which we communicate, store information and carry out everyday tasks, it’s important for businesses to ensure that they are implementing new systems that won’t grow outdated in two or three years’ time.
One way in which businesses are future-proofing is by storing their information in the cloud. Cloud servers are entirely remote, and protected from any problems that may plague a workplace – if the office floods, if their systems crash, if they must move premises in the process of expansion, all of their data is stored on a secure remote server that can be accessed from anywhere with the right software and login tools. This method protects all data and ensures that, no matter what the future brings, the business will still have the foundations of its client data and employee info on which to retain the service.
It is also important for workplaces to create a culture of constant change for their employees. Future-proofing is not just a one-time action – it involved constant review of strategies, of new technologies and new ways of thinking in order to keep the workforce at the very forefront of innovation. Don’t allow your workforce to remain stagnant – whether it’s sending them on regular training top-ups or asking for their input on what needs to be changed about the business, prepare them for constant change and development.
Businesses should also look carefully at the investments they make, and consider whether they will be suitable one, three, five or ten years down the line. IQ:timecard is a unique solution in that it fully future-proofed, and will remain a relevant way of tracking employees and monitoring payroll for many years into the future. Calling a phone number and entering a PIN is something that will never go ‘out of fashion’ when it comes to businesses and employees – no matter what developments take place in the next decade, IQ:timecard is in the prime position to move with the times and ensure they offer the best service possible.