Digital transformation in a company

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La digital transformation in the company is vital to survive and grow as a business. In hostile times of crisis like the current ones, that importance is even greater. Therefore, all freelancers and small businesses should follow the path of large companies to catch up with new technologies and what they can do for the business. That is what this article will be about, how some types of services and software compatible with Windows can help improve any business sector, and what would be the advantages of this transition to IT, using very diverse software, from accounting program for professionals, to POS, through ERP, etc.

Advantages of digitization

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The advantages of the digital transition in the company, whatever its size, brings great benefits, with little investment in many cases and with hardly any effort. The advantages for business are:

  • better productivity: thanks to the automation of processes, digitization of documents, and the use of much more efficient tools, it translates into a reduction in the time it takes to complete a project, being able to do more in less time, which means less work and more benefits, better competitiveness.
  • Reduction of time and costs: Obviously, from the above a saving of temporary resources and also of costs is derived. But this is not only a positive issue for the company itself or for the self-employed person, it is also for customers, allowing deliveries of the product or service more immediately.
  • Improve internal and external communication: Using digital means of communication, such as email, AI chat bots, and even instant messaging applications to stay in touch internally and also with your clients, you will improve how everything is much more accessible.
  • Increased ability to anticipate: the cloud or Big Data also makes it possible to anticipate changes in the market more quickly and even anticipate it on some occasions. This prevents losses or puts you as a leader in the sector. You can also analyze the internal data of the company itself to see how the different departments or the team with which you work can be improved.
  • New business opportunities: a more digitized business model also means new business opportunities, opening doors to new markets. For example, a small local store that creates an online store will be able to expand its sales beyond the locality, to the whole country or to the whole world thanks to e-commerce.
  • Greater decentralization of work: allowing you to be more flexible, being able to work from anywhere thanks to networks, such as teleworking, or being able to live anywhere in the world while you carry out your work regardless of geographical barriers.

Of course, not all are advantages, it will also involve adapting employees to new work methods or overcoming the learning curves of the software that is being used. It will also involve improving cybersecurity (use of business protection software, use of VPNs for Internet connections, encryption of local data, etc.) to protect sensitive data and intellectual property that can be handled on devices, especially if it is used BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).

Software and services to consider

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For Windows there are a lot of software and services that can contribute with companies of all sizes and also with freelancers. In fact, as it is the most widespread operating system on computers, most software and service developers create their programs for this platform. Some highlights are:

  • Software for analysis and reports
  • Employee Productivity Management Services
  • Accounting Program for Professionals
  • Office suite to replace manually written documents
  • Billing software
  • Payroll management programs
  • Dashboard Software
  • CRM software for business management
  • ERP for the management and planning of company resources
  • POS Software
  • Customized programs for the company

Of course, for companies, the use of Windows 10 or Windows 11 Pro will bring some advantages over the Home option. It is not only about supporting more RAM and virtualization capacity, but also some extra security features, something vital when it comes to telecommuting or working in any digitized company. Keep in mind that unprotected businesses lose millions every year from cyberattacks.


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