A guide to technology enablement

Sophie Adams, a Senior Consultant working with Ecovis, examines the steps needed to identify, apply and adopt technology to ensure the investment delivers as promised…

Driving adoption for existing technology

In many cases when a business decides to introduce a new technology much of the focus is placed on implementation time schedules and conversion without enough attention to system adoption by staff members. New systems will only provide the desired outcome if people adopt it, if this fails to happen the technology often is not used to full capacity and is wasting time and money. Although it is important to have a team of experts to help with technology implementation, it is also just as important to have a plan in place to support and manage the people in the business who will be using the new technology.

To help drive adoption of a system that has already been implemented by a business it will be important to identify areas of concern and overall workflow of the systems. Whether this be systems that don’t currently talk to each other (potentially causing duplication of work) or lack of training of staff members, once these problems are identified a plan can be put in place to rectify and gain a better buy-in from the teams;

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Sophie Adams

Sophie Adams

Sophie Adams
Sophie works with ECOVIS Wingrave Yeats on our cloud accounting solution, ECOVIS Online. As a consultant she has been involved in the migration of many of our clients onto the Ecovis Online platform and regularly advises on ways to improve our internal processes to ensure we deliver the best possible service. Sophie is now responsible for the smooth running and continuous improvement of our platform, maintaining all the systems within our ECOVIS Online offering. Having a completely customisable product is key to providing clients with the ability and information needed to make critical business decisions, part of Sophie’s role is to make sure that we are using the tools available in the most efficient way to service all scenarios.