Companies are trying to figure this out, while at the same time, they tell their IT organizations to lower costs, streamline their processes and to protect their business interest. No easy task – and how does an IT organization do this while also empowering their end users with best practices?
IT organizations need to think beyond just offering tools and leverage best in class practices for their organizations. Often, this can put IT in a bind. How to lower costs and also get the best tools into their users hands? I have found that the best organizations do this by first focusing on prioritizing the pain points of their end users. This is where the end user needs to speak up. What costs the most time, effort and pain to you in your daily work? In my previous post, I spoke to an example of a company that completely revamped its UI based on user feedback, which led to impressive results. Some examples we hear from end users are:
Sound familiar? These are very common themes, especially as we move into a new business climate where we are not just trying to be productive on our PC’s, but also on our phones and tablets. It’s time to take a look at what NEW best in breed companies are doing.
What are your pain points? How do you handle them with the current technologies you use?
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