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Last year, companies once again faced many challenging situations in the market. Geopolitical conditions, rising costs of raw materials and labor costs encouraged many to accelerate the introduction of modern digital technologies. And it is clear that this will remain the case in 2023, and in fact may well escalate.
The Human Resource (HR) function has long ago moved beyond the straightforward execution of administrative tasks related to labor law and maintenance of employee records. Instead, it is stepping into a more important, more complex and more advanced role and strengthening its participation in the company management.
These are the times when digital transformation is a hot topic, with media and experts writing about it on a daily basis, and deservedly so. Digital transformation is a very broad area that every company needs to address nowadays. But let’s take a look at digital transformation in terms of the impact it has on the company’s administration system, which is a challenging issue for many clients.
The implementation of digital business solutions enables a company's business processes to become more efficient, leading to business growth and progress, as proven and shown by the success stories reported by numerous companies.
Some time ago I wrote about psychological security and, just as I did then, I will start off by sharing a quote by Amy Edmondson, who developed the concept of psychological security more than twenty years ago. “To achieve excellence in a complex and uncertain business environment, people need to work and learn together”.
With the increasing importance of data that is becoming the 'new oil', as well as the increasingly strict rules relating to the storage and management of documentation, archiving can become a complex and risky process if not approached in a professional and considered manner.
As our reality becomes more and more digital, practically all industries are faced with the pressing need to digitize its electronic documents. This has pushed to the foreground the issue of electronic document storage and its legal compliance. In healthcare, legally compliant electronic storage is particularly essential since health records contain sensitive personal information that is protected by law and can be accessed by authorized personnel only.
Implementation of digital technologies is a priority investment and a pressing task for companies worldwide. In fact, digitalization has become a precondition for successful market performance of most businesses, regardless of their size. At first glance SMEs seem to face different digitalization challenges but a detailed study shows that these businesses in fact need the same solutions as their larger peers but often lack the resources, both human and financial, to put them in place. On the other hand, SMEs are highly flexible by definition which means they can be quicker and more agile when implementing change.
A large majority of businesses and other organizations are busy digitizing their operations. Until recently digitalization has been viewed as a matter that primarily concerned in-house IT teams and was not of much interest to the management, but now the situation has changed. Today many directors are actively involved in the digitalization – according to a survey we conducted among large and medium-sized companies in 2017, this share is about 50%, a considerable increase from a similar study carried out ten years ago.