The Value of Data-Driven Organizations


The companies that are growing and scaling and reaching their business objectives year after year are the ones that collect, evaluate, and make decisions based on data. There’s still space in the corporate world for experience, intuition, and instinct. And those characteristics can help generate ideas that are validated by data.

Data alone is useless if it’s not kept in a way that makes it navigable and easy to analyze. To join the ranks of today’s successful data-driven organizations, your company needs to properly track, interpret, and use data to move the business forward. This requires high-quality management software with the tools and features needed to make sense of data.

If you can perfect data management for your organization, you unlock a host of benefits that many companies are missing out on. Here’s a look at the four primary benefits you enjoy by choosing and using management software to leverage your data.

1. Effectively Implement Strategic Planning

Strategic planning often takes place in a vacuum that is far separated from implementation and the post-planning realities of day-to-day operations.

When you choose quality management software, you’re able to configure and track key performance indicators (KPIs) that are invaluable during and after the implementation process.

Most management software platforms include robust data visualization tools (more on this in a moment). Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual dashboards can be used to track KPIs after strategic planning is complete, and data visualization can help you and your team identify problem areas at a glance.

Think of management software as a GPS system for your strategic plan. You’ve created and implemented the plan — now it’s time to keep it on track to meet your business objectives. Management and data visualization software can be used to keep your plan on track.

2. Access Current Status Snapshots

As noted above, the right management software gives you the power to see across your business at a glance. What are the three to five most important metrics or activities within your company?

Management software can help you create dashboards and data visualizations that report on those activities and metrics without any manual intervention or extra effort.

Most companies are tracking similar metrics, numbers related to:

  • Productivity
  • Quality
  • Expenses
  • Turnover
  • Etc.

You can configure helpful dashboards and data visualization graphs that make it clear how your company is progressing toward all of the metrics noted above — or any other metric that’s important to your company.

3. Make Faster Decisions

The difference between seizing and missing an opportunity is often decision-making speed. Move quickly, and you’re able to take advantage of opportunities as they present themselves.

Move slowly, and you’ll often find that the moment is gone or that one of your competitors has already taken advantage of the opportunity. 

Management and data visualization software shortens your decision-making time. You no longer have to pull the numbers needed to make a decision, and you’re no longer relying on manually curated data that could be unreliable and error-ridden. Instead, you always have at your fingertips data management tools that help you understand your business and evaluate your opportunities at a glance.

4. Visualize Your Data

The companies that have perfected data management lean heavily on data visualization software to make clear how the business is performing.

Different types of helpful data visualization include:

  • Heatmaps
  • Histograms
  • Flow charts
  • Graphs
  • Network diagrams
  • Radar charts
  • Scatterplots
  • Treemaps
  • Plus more

What type of data visualization would make your company and its performance come to life on a screen? If you can answer that question, high-quality management software can make your vision a reality. Use data visualization to see how your business is performing at any given moment, and to make important short-term and long-term decisions for the company.

Mass Ingenuity: Leading Management and Data Software

If you’re interested in transforming your company into a data-driven organization, the right management software is ready and waiting for you. Mass Ingenuity’s Results Software includes data management and data visualization tools that guide companies toward their ultimate goals.

Businesses that implement Results Software start to see a real impact on their bottom lines, including:

  • Increases in sales by 25% or more.
  • Decreases in costs by 35% of more.
  • Increases in net profit by 70% or more.

These numbers represent huge gains for companies across a wide range of industries. Are you ready to discover the power of management and data software and what it can do for your business? Get started with Results Software today.

Scott Harra,

Executive Vice President of Marketing and Government Relations


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