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The High Cost of Not Finding Information


Being unable to find information comes at a high cost to your enterprise.

In today’s digital age, timely access to critical information separates the winners from the losers. Yet all too often you may have failed in your quest to obtain the information you need. The amount of time wasted in futile searching for vital information is enormous, leading to staggering costs to your company.

In fact being unable to find information can be even more costly that you first thought:

Higher cost

When an employee requires information to do their job efficiently, finding relevant information can be an arduous task. Productivity is critical to business success, it is therefore vital that inefficient internal process are identified and eliminated.

With social collaboration, project conversations, key deliverables, important documents, and major milestones are all collected and unified in context, so teams can identify issues, solve problems, and keep everyone up to date on the status of deadlines and deliverables.

If you haven’t considered social collaboration before, consider this, if you reduce the time spent searching for a project communication by just half an hour, you can save over $10,000 a week – half a million over a year! May be worth a look, don’t you agree?

How can social collaboration help you? Come see the collaborative landscape and power that makes teams so much more productive together.


Author: smartsoftware

Smartsoftware is an international provider of software solutions for the architectural, engineering, construction and professional services industries. Providing everything from project management, financial management, document control and resource planning to time collection and business development, our integrative products offer a total business solution – designed to streamline workforce processes, improve business performance, and maximise resource potential and increase productivity. Follow us on Twitter @smartsoftware_1

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