Making key business decisions through a centralised system
What do the Gutenberg Press and the rise of robotics in car manufacturing plants in 1980s Japan have in common? Both of these innovations created a centralised, automated, system that allowed the mass production of a product while competitors struggled with making a number of different systems sing off the same hymn sheet.
Centralising information (or what I like to call core centralisation) gives any business that uses them the competitive advantage needed to excel in their industry.
You might wonder what PowerBI and SharePoint have to do with Xero? All is about to be revealed.
Recently Xero has developed in leaps and bounds. It has convinced GTconsult to rollout the software throughout the business for the following key reasons:
Why is this so awesome? Well, think how you can show account managers outstanding client invoices on a single graph. In this way, they would be able to contact the client and find out what the hold up is.
Further, imagine the possibilities of showing management or exco cashflow prediction, debit and creditors as well as top sales regions and people all within a good look PowerBI report that is automatically updated and presented in SharePoint.
This has been the status quo for big corporates. Smaller companies, with limited resources and cashflow, were traditionally on the ropes in this area. However, with Xero, SharePoint and PowerBI, the playing field is levelled as information is unlocked from finance and displayed to the business that needs that information the most.
Every day at GTconsult, staff members have many email subscriptions to PowerBI reports ranging from Hubspot for Marketing, Xero for Finance and SQL for Staff resourcing and utilisation to ensure they are kept in the know before they start their day. In this way we can: establish sales targets, know where operational efficiencies need to be improved, and which clients need urgent attention.
GTconsult is a cutting-edge consultancy that is technologically driven and provides bespoke productivity solutions that leverage off collaboration software. We live and breathe this not only in our day to day service delivery, but also internally as we manage key aspects such as growth, cash-flow and scalability while ensuring quality controls.