More and more projects keep coming. The deadlines are tight and getting tighter. It seems that regardless of how much effort and time you put into your work, there is no way you can come out ahead. This vicious cycle must break at some point. Working longer hours and adding staff is not the best solution. It will only complicate things and is not a long-term answer.
The solution to managing a growing flow of projects is to automate as much of their handling as possible. Having an automated system means that the amount of work to be done is independent of the number of projects. That makes your business scalable.
But where do you start ? Trying to automate all at once seems like an overwhelming task. Don’t worry – every journey starts with the first step. But keep in mind the handful of guidelines below.