Top 3 IT Solutions for Business Success in 2022
The Covid-19 pandemic interrupts our lives and businesses across the world are still facing enormous pressure to stay afloat during these challenging times. Supply chains problems are ongoing causing increases in products prices as well as shipping and manufacturing delays, dissatisfying even the most loyal customers.
Still, the world is transiting into a new normal and while waiting for a fix of supply chains problems, business organizations can turn to modern IT solutions to keep up with market changes and uncertainties. Modern IT solutions can help organizations ensure business continuity and make data available in real-time for actionable insights and decision-making as needed.
Among the key IT solutions are Cloud Computing, Modern Applications, and Digital workspace - each can enhance business flexibility and adaptability, at the same time redefining the end-user experience for both customers and employees alike via both online and physical channels.
1. Cloud Computing Solutions
Due to the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, consumers behaviors are also changing as a result. Many new shopping habits formed in the middle of the pandemic are likely here to stay. For example, before Covid, people usually take the time to go to the physical store for grocery shopping paying by cash, now online shopping and door pickup become the norm. Many people expect that they’ll continue to shop using digital channels and online payments.
In addition, same-day delivery is now a customary standard for many businesses. Thus, it’s essential that business organizations have a clear and reliable overview of their end-to-end operations. To encounter any business interruption effectively and swiftly, business leaders need to have access to the current operations and especially, how and where things are in the supply chain. Having visibility into business operations enables leaders to understand the customer needs and market conditions and thereby manage finances their contingency planning and cash flow.
Shifting to the cloud can bring a lot of benefits to businesses including reduced IT costs, improved flexibility, and performance, among many others. Business organizations are already taking advantage of cloud computing in various ways, like PaaS, SaaS, through a mix of multi-cloud, public cloud, and private cloud. Looking at multi-cloud in particular, many organizations are making use of several public clouds to scale their IT operations and resources available, as well as getting into cloud-native development environments.
Multi-cloud strategies can offer quite some advantages for businesses like competitive pricing, preventing vendors lock-in, and improve network performance, etc. Using more than one cloud allows organizations to go to market faster while embracing a DevOps culture, making development and continuous improvement easier, faster, and more secure.
2. Digital workspace
Business organizations worldwide are adopting the work-from-home (WFH) model with some even allowing their employees to work remotely on a permanent basis. Many businesses like banking institutions have a vast workforce, from branch tellers to call center representatives to back-office operators, etc. all can benefit from a digital workspace.
Digital workspace solutions that are cloud-based provide workers with convenient access to essential software applications for remote work anytime, anywhere - facilitating a smooth WFH experience. Cloud-based digital workspaces are critical for organizations’ operation, especially during times like these, when employees are geographically separated.
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The remote workforce is the way of the future, a multi-cloud infrastructure and digital workspace can support employees, no matter when and where they are.
3. Modern applications
A modernized business software apps portfolio is crucial to compete in the new digital economy. Outdated legacy systems are inefficient, expensive to maintain, and could severely impact employees' performance as well as productivity.
Consumer demand and behaviors are constantly changing, streamlined business applications can enable modern digital capabilities like personalizations, eKYC for banking and financial services, AI/ML, etc. all necessary to fulfill customers’ demand, enhance brand trustworthiness, and maintain the best-case user experience across all channels.
Adopting a modern app architecture is more than just purchasing the latest software by trends. Cloud-native development enables a DevSecOps culture - where teams can collaborate to continuously build, test, deploy, deliver and update modern, secure applications. Modern apps are more manageable, scalable, and secure compared to legacy on-premise apps. All in all, IT infrastructure should be seriously reviewed and updated to adequately meet the new market trends and needs.
A solid IT foundation for business growth
Modern IT solutions must be selected based not only on the capabilities to meet the current needs but also able the ability to scale with organizations' operations expansion in the future. The market leaders will be ones that can pivot quickly and adopt agile IT solutions to keep up with competitors and become industry leaders.
TPP Software experts can help you find the best suitable technology solutions for your business. Follow our blog to learn more about how to build a solid digital foundation of IT solutions for your businesses.