How-to | Digital Transformation
While it might be comfortable to stay with the existing workflows, as part of the transformation, it is better to take advantage of a new workflow that is optimized for digital systems.
Maybe you have been managing your inventory with a few spreadsheets. Technically you are using a digital tool, but it still requires manu- al input to maintain all the information, which is prone to human errors. In this case. It only makes sense to rethink the workflow for inventory management.
To avoid designing a new system with a paper-based workflow, try asking these questions:
What is the existing workflow? What is working and what can be improved?
What can be automated?
Can any information be visualized for easier decision making?
How are pieces of information organized and connected? Do different depart- ments sometimes require the same pieces of information?
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