Productivity Now

Insight at the intersection of automation, productivity, and technology.

The Real Cost of Hiring a New Employee.

The Real Cost of Hiring a New Employee

The next time you’re thinking about hiring someone to help with routine data entry or maintenance tasks, consider this: The total yearly cost to employ that person may exceed 160% of their salary. Where’s the extra money go? We consulted Q2 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (USDLS) to find out.

First, […]

October 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

3 Reasons to Automate Business Processes in Your Organization

3 Reasons to Automate Business Processes in Your Organization

Since the days of the automaton, workers have been searching for ways to automate the manual business processes that steal time from more important jobs. Communicating with colleagues, manipulating spreadsheets, entering customer information into a CRM…these are all examples of time-consuming manual processes that can be done better and faster by someone (or something) […]

October 8th, 2014|business process automation|

How Does Your Data Adjust to Change?

Just when you thought everything was perfectly in place, changes occur.

And nothing changes more often than the information in one’s database. There are address changes, name changes, interest rate changes, billing coding changes, regulatory and compliance changes.

The list of changes goes on and on…and it never stops.

For some, change is the enemy and remains an ongoing obstacle that will never be overcome. […]

October 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|