Written by Nate M. Vickery
Many startups fail during first few years of their development. Period that follows company foundation is usually the hardest and it requires hard work and dedication, by both entrepreneurs and other members of their team. Many entrepreneurs are not able to withstand this type of pressure and work-related stress that piles up every day. That’s why they need to use all useful pieces of available tech they can get, to make theirs and their employee’s work more efficient. In this article we reviewed software solutions that can help startups grow, in initial phases of their development.
Document tracking software
Startups deal with thousands of important documents and sometimes it is really hard to track them all. Almost every entrepreneur experienced a missing document problem, at least once during their career. Luckily Dynamic Systems Inc has an easy applicable solution for this common startup problem, which comes in the form of document tracking software.
This software can be used for tracking both digital and physical documents. It groups various types of digital files together, including: documents, hyperlinks, photos, etc. For tracking physical document copies, software uses different types of labels that range from removable adhesives to bar codes. Use of document tracking software makes entrepreneur’s job much easier, especially in the period of startup foundation and initial development.
Cloud storages are much more practical than physical ones. Cloud software also doesn’t require any hardware or infrastructure to store terabytes of business files. That’s why cloud storages are very practical for startups and small companies. There are plenty different cloud storage services that offer limited free space and can also be upgraded to paid packages that usually come with one or a few terabytes of space.
When choosing storage that suits startup the most, entrepreneurs should pay close attention to features that are on the offer. It is advisable to choose encrypted cloud storage, because they offer encryption for sensitive business files. Encryption is especially important today, because of growing cybercrime rates.
Project management apps
Startups often need to outsource part of their business and hire professional help, outside the company premises. Syncing tasks done by both in-premise and outside team members can sometimes become a huge drag. Solution for this lies in using efficient work-scheduling and project-managing software.
Trello is one of the best and the most affordable project-management applications out there. It functions on a freemium business model, and offers basic package free of charge. Trello functions on the basis of kanban paradigm, developed by Toyota, which uses the system of task cards that are moved through different columns depending on the stage of task’s development.
Discussed next will be software utilities to assist with Web marketing.
Nate M. Vickery is a business consultant and blogger from Sydney. His fields of expertise are company management and efficient work environment through latest technology trends. He is also an editor-in-chief on business related website, Bizzmarkblog.com