Best Practice Reviews for your Creative Agency Management Software
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Even after you’ve mastered all the ins and outs of your creative agency management software, it’s still important to review best practices at least once a year. It’s easy to get complacent when you feel very comfortable with the way you’re managing your agency. Perhaps your projects have been coming in under budget, your staff’s billable efficiency is high and your profits are up from the previous year. You’re leaning back with your feet up and then… BAM! The chair falls out from under you. Maybe your resource capacity got clogged all of the sudden or maybe you didn’t notice that a client’s scope of work changes have seriously delayed other projects.
Conducting a best practice review of your agency management software can help you to identify these types of problems before they arise. There’s comfort in knowing that you’re really getting the most out of the software you’re using. A best practice review is also a great opportunity to gain from the wealth of experience your software provider has from working with hundreds of creative agencies. So make sure to take advantage of best practice reviews at least once a year because no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.
This article was contributed by former Function Point team member, Tate Lillies.