Benefits of Workflow Automation

A workflow is a sequence in which everyday jobs are organized to reach a desired goal. It can be likened to the content of a to-do checklist, a series of required chores that must be followed through to produce the outcome you want.

A workflow is generally simpler in nature and deals with routine or repetitive processes which can be used in other departments of an organization. It allows management to have a means of measuring and predicting the timelines of their production processes. So what are the benefits of workflow automation?

The benefits of workflow automation:

To begin with, workflow automation is great for reducing human error and prevents everyday jobs from falling through the cracks. It eliminates all forms of excuses.

With auto-generated reminders and due date notifications, team members are usually kept in line with production and delivery targets without manually emailing them or having to schedule team meetings.

Another one of the benefits of workflow automation is that it empowers employees to effectively manage their own work with little or no supervision. If you put the right processes in place, every employee knows what is expected of them and what they are accountable for. If their jobs are not accomplished in a timely fashion, someone in management will receive a notification.

Employees are more efficient and effective in completing their tasks. It eradicates the need for repeating protracted status meetings by specifying everyday jobs, setting priorities and deadlines, and delegating tasks to team members via integrated task management software. The auto-generated notifications keep everyone in sync and productive.

Automation enhances internal communication within the system. It reduces employee turnover. It mechanizes communication and eliminated the need for employees to remind each other in a continuous chain of events that it is now the other employee’s turn.

Managing time effectively inside your organization produces higher profits throughout the delivery of projects on time and within budget. Since most work within an organization’s workflow is repetitive and it can be easily computerized and tracked.


Enjoy the benefits of workflow automation with Pipefy!

Pipefy is an intuitive, simple to use, workflow software. We allow businesses to run and automate all their processes in a single platform, ensuring efficiency and solid execution.

Pipefy works as an online Kanban system where tasks move laterally through the multiple phases of your process. Each of your process’ phases can have its own set of work rules, triggers and, if needed, a designated owner.

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Written by Isabelle Salemme, Product content manager at Pipefy. She uses her extensive Pipefy knowledge to write informative pieces teaching users to make the best of Pipefy. Besides being responsible for all product-related content, she's an avid reader, a coffee lover and a professional photographer.