Poor Business
Data Use and
Its
Consequences
Inefficient data
entry and
management can
prove costly to any
business
organiz...
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Companies collect and process large volumes of data that is directly relevant to the...
www.managedoutsource.com 800-670-2809
 Reduced scalability: With more workers engaged in inefficient data management, it
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www.managedoutsource.com 800-670-2809
buyer profile. A sale without accurate data is a waste of time and also reduces
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Poor Business Data Use and Its Consequences

Inefficient data entry and management can prove costly to any business organization.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Business      
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  • 1. Poor Business Data Use and Its Consequences Inefficient data entry and management can prove costly to any business organization. Managed Outsource Solutions
  • 2. www.managedoutsource.com 800-670-2809 Companies collect and process large volumes of data that is directly relevant to the business, and hence accurate data entry is one of the most important aspects of a company’s success. Data reveals facts, figures, trends and patterns about daily sales and other details that are important for a business. Analyzing data in a timely and efficient manner is important as it shows changing business requirements. All information needs to be carefully analyzed by managers before they make any necessary decisions. Data entry outsourcing is a practical way of ensuring that all important data is correctly entered and that you have all the information you need at your fingertips. Inefficient Data Use to be Avoided at All Costs Data reveals essential statistics recorded during the operation of a business and is related to customer reactions. It is information that becomes useful in engaging customers and determining better ways to work with them. Undoubtedly, accurate data is important for the survival of any organization. However, sometimes you may notice some inefficiency with your data management which has to be put right. You have to monitor whether your staff is engaging in inefficient data practices such as manually entering the same data multiple times, copying and pasting and so on. You need to ensure that your staffs are making maximum use of the business intelligence and automation tools you already have. Following are some ways in which poor use of valuable business data can prove costly for your business:  Incorrect data entry: Data integrity will be lost more, the more people touch it. If you have many staffs working on the same data, there is a high chance of entering erratic, repetitive data into your files. So, it is better to have dedicated staff for each data category.  Unhappy staff: When the data manipulation is not done on time to enable other staff to use it, you may end up with disgruntled staff and reduced productivity.
  • 3. www.managedoutsource.com 800-670-2809  Reduced scalability: With more workers engaged in inefficient data management, it becomes difficult to allocate labour to activities that can improve your sales and profit.  Increased labour cost: If you have more than the required workforce engaged in a particular data entry job, you are simply wasting your money. Data must maintain excellent quality and accuracy, which can be ensured by partnering with a reliable data entry company that will function as a virtual extension of your office. Here are some of the consequences of poor data management. Poor Data Use and its Consequences  Loss of Data: With inefficient data manoeuvring, the business will lose valuable data and will not be able to analyze it. In today’s competitive world, businesses need accurate data to minimize risk. If the data collection and proper management is not enforced in the beginning, it becomes difficult for the managers to take the right decision.  Poor Analysis: Data analysis can go completely and utterly wrong if the entered data is incorrect. Business analysis helps you to stay ahead of the market changes and also ensure the company’s stability. Therefore correct data is necessary for any business.  No Visibility: Inefficient data leads to lack of visibility and this will further lead to difficulties in forecasting data. Forecasting of data is vital to understand seasonal peaks and troughs, determine actual cost of sales and also helps in business planning.  Poor Focus: Accurate data helps sales representatives to prioritize opportunities. But with poor data, sales representatives will not know which opportunities fit the ideal
  • 4. www.managedoutsource.com 800-670-2809 buyer profile. A sale without accurate data is a waste of time and also reduces overall sales of the product. Businesses using data entry services get to enjoy value-added services at affordable rates as well as accuracy of data. Data security is ensured and other major benefits include reduced labor, increased productivity and valuable time savings.

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