The most successful Digital Transformations — especially enterprise software development projects — are driven by business strategy. But that leaves many wondering precisely why this is the case. How and why do you see an advantage when you allow your business strategy to guide your software development initiative?
Taking a Problem and Solution Approach to Enterprise Software Development
Enterprise software development projects are often amongst the most challenging, complex and high stakes of all Digital Transformation initiatives. These made-for-business software solutions are developed with your company and its unique needs in mind, but the most successful projects with the highest return on investment (ROI) are those that take a problem and solution approach. This is perhaps the most effective way to leverage business strategy as a driving force behind your project.
With this development strategy, you identify challenges and pain points that are confronting the business. Perhaps it’s an issue that’s impeding operations and adversely affecting the company’s productivity and profitability. Or maybe you’re unable to seize upon new business opportunities due to a lack of technical resources. A new enterprise software platform would solve these issues, eliminating pain points.
In another case, a company may be falling short of its true potential because it’s relying upon a cobbled-together smattering of software platforms and digital tools. A new, enterprise platform that combines essential tools, functionalities and features into a single interface would solve the problem, positioning the company to succeed like never before.
These are all examples of a problem and solution approach to software development — one of the most effective methods whereby business strategy drives software development. When you’re working with an experienced, reputable software development company, these Digital Transformation projects tend to generate a higher-than-average ROI. The reason: you’re architecting a digital solution to a problem and in doing so, you’re cutting out inefficiencies, increasing productivity and opening the door to new opportunities. This spells improved profitability. But this isn’t the only way to leverage business strategy as a driving force behind your enterprise software development project.
How Business Strategy Drives Software Development With Scalable Solutions
Often, enterprise software development is used as a mechanism to drive a company’s up-scale and growth. Every growing business reaches a point where further advancement and up-scaling just isn’t practical and sustainable. The current processes, protocols and systems simply cannot support growth on a long term basis. Enter: Digital Transformation.
The right technology empowers a company with the tools they need to succeed with scaling and growth in the long term. Sometimes this takes the form of enterprise software platforms, such as CRMs or an ERP system. In other cases, SaaS solutions or business process automations may be a better option for promoting scalability and growth.
All of these Digital Transformation projects are examples of allowing business strategy to drive the development process. And again, there is an element of “problem and solution” here since the development project ultimately serves to solve the company’s problem of poor scalability and poor growth potential due to a lack of supportive technology.
Achieving Maximum ROI With a Collaborative UI/UX Design Process
At 7T, we take a collaborative approach to all of our Digital Transformation development projects, including enterprise software development. We have long taken a problem and solution approach, allowing a company’s business strategy to drive the development process from the ground up.
At 7T, we take a collaborative approach to enterprise development projects, including UI/UX design. We engage the client from the discovery phase to deployment. Our many Digital Transformation service offerings include process automation solutions, enterprise software development for ERP and CRM systems (among others), along with SaaS development for web apps and mobile apps, amongst others. We work extensively with cutting-edge technologies as we strive to help clients solve pain points, improve efficiency and achieve their business goals.
We’re guided by the approach of “Digital Transformation Driven by Business Strategy.” As such, the 7T development team works with company leaders who are seeking to solve problems and drive ROI through Digital Transformation and innovation. We then provide collaborative, multi-phased and impactful Digital Transformation solutions.
7T has offices in Dallas, Houston and Austin, but our clientele spans the globe. If you’re ready to learn more about Digital Transformation and how business process automation can benefit your business, contact 7T today.