Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
One of the worst things about lacking knowledge is you often don’t know what you’re lacking.
A business may find itself so ingrained in its methodology that it’s difficult to consider alternative methods. It’s difficult to see the forest from the trees when your professional life revolves around one, close up perspective of a single tree.
If you’re spending all day counting the instances of an occurrence in a spreadsheet you likely won’t have time to realize nor implement a script which would do the same thing as well as create & email a report and save to an archive – all at the push of a button or at a scheduled time – saving hours of labor.
Similarly, if you’re not familiar with domain controllers, practice management or collaboration tools and your business runs OK without them, you may never have a need to branch out — even though those tools could greatly increase your efficiency, productivity, collaboration and reduce labor overhead.
An example of a technique the average user wouldn’t be aware of: Syncing their Practice Management calendar to their phone. This method utilizes several pieces of independent software & services:
MarKel offers consulting services. We have a wide breath of knowledge of many successful businesses. We’ll interact with your employees, observe and make recommendations. This information pertains not simply to documents and procedure, but how your business is conveyed both on and offline as well as security and safety.
We’re capable but also have the experience and connections to more capable resources to create software, phone apps, or whatever is necessary to help your business function optimally, and as how you want!
Some features and techniques are obvious to us and have no maintenance costs – things like remote workplaces, file sharing, and security.
We can also tailor solutions to your business. Not every business needs a server, but every set of data should have redundancy and backup. We can move you to a system which fits your budget, needs, and expectations.
If your employees have difficulties or need education, we’re only a phone call away. We’re not going to leave you with a system that is alien, you will feel comfortable & knowledgeable. You’ll have the resources necessary to feel competent and confident in your abilities.