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7 Compelling Reasons to Enable Mobile Workflows

February 21, 2017 By
For many years, Best-in-Class companies have used process automation and workflow management to drive operational excellence. But this is not enough today because of an increasingly diverse business environment, as well as a remote and mobile workforce. Employees are performing their tasks from various sites and working flexible hours. Smart organizations recognize these trends, which is why they deploy workflow solutions on mobile devices.

The Aberdeen report “Put Operational Excellence in the Palms of Your Hands with Mobile Workflows” shows how top performing organizations transform their businesses through mobile process and workflow management solutions. Here are seven compelling reasons from the report why you should enable mobile workflows in your organizations.

1) Real-Time Visibility into the Status of Processes

52% of organizations with mobile workflows have real-time visibility into the status of all processes, compared to 19% of organizations with no mobile workflows. Also, 67% of organizations with mobile workflows have a process in place to manage non-compliance and recall events across the enterprise, compared to 22% of organizations with no mobile workflows. Mobility allows organizations to respond immediately to non-compliance events, thus potentially saving money by avoiding fines, repair costs, or lost business.

2) Automatic Notifications

Organizations with mobile workflows are 85% more likely to have automatic notifications. This enables full visibility into the status of processes, as well as action plans and tasks that need to be completed.

3) Better Data Capture and Accuracy

Organizations with mobile workflows are more likely to be able to capture data that would previously have been paper-based. 71% of organizations with mobile workflows have the ability to capture and digitize paper-based content, compared to 49% of organizations with no mobile workflows. Also, 67% of organizations with mobile workflows have the ability to capture signatures electronically, compared to 34% of organizations with no mobile workflows.

4) Better Worker Efficiency and Accountability

76% of organizations with mobile workflows have the ability to notify employees when processes are assigned or due, compared to 44% of organizations with no mobile workflows. This helps to keep workers efficient and accountable even when they’re away from their workstations.

5) Improved Time-to-Decision

Since employees have instant access to functionality and information needed to complete tasks, organizations with mobile workflows experienced a 21% improvement in time-to-decision over the past 24 months, compared to a 5% improvement for organizations with no mobile workflows.

6) Improved Cycle Time of Key Business Processes

Also as a result of instant access to functionality and information needed to complete tasks, organizations with mobile workflows experienced a 19% improvement in the cycle time of key business processes over the past 24 months, compared to a 5% improvement for organizations with no mobile workflows.

7) Improved Operating Margins

A faster and more effective approach to workflows leads to improvements in operating margins. Organizations with mobile workflows experienced a 15% improvement in operating margins over the past 24 months, compared to a 5% improvement for organizations with no mobile workflows. Mobile workflows have a positive impact on financial performance also.

Download the complimentary Aberdeen report “Put Operational Excellence in the Palms of Your Hands with Mobile Workflows” to learn more about the statistics provided in this post and much more.

Aberdeen Report: Put Operational Excellence in the Palms of your Hands with Mobile Workflows


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