Automating Management Exponentially Increases Productivity
Automating management results in projects being completed 30% faster, employees saving four hours per week -- 200 hours per year -- and companies realizing a 31% improvement in the quality of project results, according to a recent Cardwell survey.
“Taken as a whole, we estimate that companies can significantly improve bottom line, organizational effectiveness, and quality through automation of management processes,” says
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Automation of management is a unique software niche, yet a growing trend in credit union management. It was once only a savvy management tool affordable to the biggest companies, through software packages such as SAP or PeopleSoft. The management automation software package Connections Online was selected as CUNA Tech Council’s Best of Show during the 2004 Bank Administration Institutes (BAI) Retail Delivery Conference and Expo. The criteria were: an innovative solution for credit unions, demonstrates a commitment to both the industry and open standards, and prices products to deliver value to a broad spectrum of the marketplace.
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“Adoption of such collaborative management tools is not just for executive assistants and their bosses anymore,” says David Coleman, managing director at Collaborative Strategies in the article. The “market should reach $9 billion by 2005” for such tools, he says.
About Connections Online
Connections Online 3.2 is a fully-integrated software suite designed for web deployment and includes integration with Microsoft's Project and Office Suite. Modules are applied to organizational leadership (Organization Connection), project management (Team Connection), people management (Individual Connection). The Connections Online solution from Cardwell starts at just over $30,000, which includes 200 site licenses, a “Quick Start” set up, training, review by top Cardwell consultants, and first year’s maintenance fee. For more information about Connections Online, call (800) 395-1410 or visit www.connectionsonline.net.