Growing your business in the cloud

June 9, 2015 5:20 am | Published by | Categorised in:

Cloud software is an easy way for businesses to manage their data and information. But with so many variations in the quality and structure of different providers, it’s important that businesses take the time to research and find the provider that is right for them.

A good first step for businesses is identifying the specific goals or objectives that could be achieved through the cloud. The cloud can offer many solutions, including CRM for sales management or portals for managing client support tasks.

Here are four tips to consider when using cloud software for your business:

1. Be clear on whether the service meets your specific requirements when looking for a provider.

2. Don’t rush into using your cloud service. Using a slow adoption principle allows a business to be flexible for the unexpected, and continue day-to-day business as usual.

3. Even after a cloud system is in place, a business should test it regularly to ensure the cloud platform accommodates their changing needs.

4. Conduct reviews every 6-12 months. This regularity will ensure the cloud platform is working to its full potential.