How can a company keep moving and constantly evolve despite its size? The key lies in the ability to meet the challenges and seize the opportunities of global markets quickly and efficiently, in other words, ensuring Enterprise Agility.
Currently, more companies decide to come into the world of business systems, to achieve, improve and align their business processes to the strategy. Business systems must help companies regain the wasted time in operational and administrative tasks to invest it in things that really matter, that are more meaningful and valuable to the business.
To successfully implement a business management system it is necessary to accompany it with an induction change program, not only in the organization but in the deepest beliefs and habits of employees.
People who think they do business with companies are wrong, the business is done with other people. Having a strong Personal Brand will dramatically help you to improve your "personal power". “You are welcomed for how you introduce yourself. You are dismissed according to your behaviour”, Francisco de Quevedo.
The comfort zone is the silent murderer of human beings and organisations because It limits us, keeps us from growing.
When we think of a company usually we think about machinery and people working daily just following the routine. We observe the people walking through the entrance, performing their obligations, adapting to changes and working as usual; but have you ever ask yourself how do this people feel?
Technologies are naturally disruptive: they modify the status quo. The case of Taxis vs. Uber makes me to remember Napster; no matter the Record Companies gained the legal battle they couldn’t prevail.
This is a question that many companies make us, driven by the IT staff that shares their opinion, or because they have heard that in other companies when they have changed their systems, they do not suspend the operation of the system that is going to be replaced, using it in Parallel with the new system, just in case, the new one fails.
Organisation’s nature tend to resist change. To ensure the maintenance of the existing balance, the members of the organisation often create strong defenses against change. Many times they tend to perform poorly when holding any activity for the first time, at least initially. To prevent this from happening and instead maximise every step in the process of change, it is necessary that organisations use the appropriate methodology taking into account their specific needs and the process of change that is planned to carry out.
The main thing is to have well-defined processes and invert in technology that will support these processes, this way the results will be extraordinary. If "invested" in technology without well-defined processes, the result will be an expense without any satisfactory result.