There are times when you have to implement a new software program in your business. This can change the process and the way you interact with your clients. If you simply implement process changes without following an outline, it can implode your business and cause more trouble than its worth. Here are some steps to ensure that process changes run smoothly:
- Start by doing research to make sure the new program or software you’re implementing has worked well for others in your industry.
- Make sure your team is well trained and understand how the new process will work. Ensure that those who interact with clients regularly, can answer questions about your new process or procedures.
- Provide hand-holding sessions with clients if needed. Not all clients are tech savvy or understand the ins and outs of your back office. If your new process requires a bit of effort on the part of your clients, make sure you provide the hand-holding that may be needed so that they feel comfortable with the process.
Implementing new programs and following the steps I’ve outlined above can help to ensure that your new programs are well received and run smoothly.
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