In this post we review some compelling reasons why top companies use Mobile EHS Apps. The ways of doing business have changed. Today’s business environment requires better customer service, quicker and smart decisions and increased efficiency, top performing organizations use process automation and workflow management to support their operations. 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 remote locations, multiple sites and are working flexible hours. Smart organizations recognize these trends, which is why they deploy workflow solutions on Smart Phones and Tablets.
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 the key takeaways from the report showing why you should enable mobile workflows in your organizations using Smart Phones and Tablets to improve operations in areas such as customer service and environmental health and safety compliance.
- Automatic Notifications
Organizations with mobile workflows are 85% more likely to have automatic notifications of overdue or upcoming tasks. Email alerts can be sent to users notifying them of tasks due, such as corrective actions or safety inspections. This enables full visibility into the status of processes, as well as action plans and tasks that need to be completed.
- 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 and improving worker safety.
- Increased 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.
- Automated Data Capture and Improved 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.
- Improved Time-to-Decision and Cycle Times
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. 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.
Download the Aberdeen report Put Operational Excellence in the palms of your hands with mobile workflows to learn more about how using Mobile Applications, such as a Safety Inspection App on a Smart Phone and Tablet can help your organization.
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