The Importance of Your Task Management Software Being Configurable

By on July 3, 2014 | Topics: Store Audits/Walks, Task Management

As you make the transition from pen and paper checklists to comprehensive task management software applications, it may be difficult to gauge exactly what your organization needs from such a platform.  For example, many store audit and task management softwares come with preset questions and a limited number of possible responses. In order for these software solutions to be customized to your company’s needs, you might have to pay a hefty chunk of change for a developer’s time.

Make sure it’s customizable and I don’t mean the colors.

The problem is you need something that will work for your unique set of initiatives, which is why it is important for you to look for a configurable store audit software. When searching for the right software solution for your organization, verify that is an option.

Besides the software being customizable at all, you’ll want to ask how much can be customized. This may seem obvious, but do you really get a lot of value from having your logo on the screen?  Some features are “cool,” while others really drive value.  Make sure you have task management software that can be formed around the structure of your company and the tasks that are important to you.

Usability and future customization to your software solution

Another issue to consider is how business is always changing. Your key initiatives this month are probably not the same as this month next year. Be sure you have a task management software that you can mold as you need. An important thing to consider is, who will be making these changes over time? Does the software allow you to input the information you want? Or, does the software’s developer have to change it for you? You’ll probably want a configurable store audit software solution that allows you to make the changes so no time is wasted waiting for them.

The easier the software is for you to use, and the easier it is for you to tailor the solution to your unique initiatives, the more you will get out of it.  Remember to take advantage of those free trials and ask all the questions you can possibly think of so you can be absolutely positive you’re making the right decision.

Might I suggest a solution?

Taskle was built to be the most useable and customizable store audit and task management software around. You can input your existing pen and paper checklists into Taskle so you can start improving sooner. Get back to the important tasks like customer service and get more out of your day-to-day operations.

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