Evaluating Your Needs 1
The Role Of Communication In Today's Modern Business
Your Step-By-Step Guide To Building A Successful Communication Platform
Today’s most successful companies and organizations do one thing very well. They communicate. Whether it’s people connecting with people, people connecting with machines or machines connecting with other machines, every process is seamless, which makes operations efficient, productive and safe.
Effective communications are an essential building block for success. But how do you know whether your communications platform is optimized for your business? And if there’s room for improvement, what steps can you take to get things working more smoothly?
In the following pages, we discuss the importance of building the right communications platform. One that supports your objectives and helps you achieve your goals. We lead you through the criteria you need to consider in evaluating your business, so you can define where you are and where you want to be. Then we map out a path to evolve your platform, highlighting in each chapter a different communication technology that’s relevant to your business and supportive in achieving the overall business strategy.
Ultimately, communications should be seamless and responsive, ready to react to the daily challenges of running a commercial enterprise. One of the most important steps when building the right platform is choosing devices that are designed with the build quality and features required for the tasks at hand. Motorola Solutions is ready to help you evaluate and evolve your communications platform, so you can achieve optimum efficiency, productivity and safety across your business.
Achieve Your Business Objectives Through Effective Communications
Every business faces pressures and challenges, more so today than ever. Whether you’re running a manufacturing plant, transport company, hotel, hospital or school, you’ll know how tough it is to achieve business objectives in an uncertain world where conditions can change at a moment’s notice.
So how can you streamline your operation to make sure you’re ready to react when spikes in demand or cuts in funding put business activity under strain? In this section, we look at the challenges you face and review how optimizing communication systems can help support business goals. We invite you to take an honest look at your communications to identify any areas where it may be holding you back. Then we suggest steps which you could take to put things right so expenditure is managed, profit is optimized, and your customers, employees, and stakeholders stay happy.
Efficiency, Productivity & Safety – The Three Pillars Of Success
Communications can help bring these three key pillars together. Having an effective communications platform creates a working environment that is focused on achieving business objectives. But what makes a communications platform effective? And what do you need to consider to ensure your systems are fit for purpose?
Evaluating Your Communications
Define Where You Are
Evolving Your Communications
Think about your needs. Here are some pointers that may help you decide how to progress. Once you have considered where you want to be, look at the features and functions that will get you there. These may include:
Ensure costs are known and manageable – consider capex, opex or mixed funding models.
Rugged, waterproof devices protect communications from drops and the elements.
Lone Worker, Man Down, location tracking with Bluetooth and GNSS, and extended battery life help keep vulnerable workers safe.
Intelligent Audio and noise cancellation provide clear conversations in the noisiest of environments.
Encrypted messaging prevents eavesdropping from unauthorized users.
Some higher-powered devices feature extended coverage and wider ranges.
Connected communications is all about unifying teams and linking individuals together, regardless of device – everyone works as one, whether using radios, phones, tablets or PC.
Integrated applications help you run and monitor operations seamlessly.
Compatible accessories such as hands - free headsets enhance performance.
Never Underestimate The Importance Of Communications
Understanding that communications are critical is an essential first step, but how do you move on to find precisely the right solution for your needs? Especially as there’s no one device that will suit all. In the next chapter, we look at the different two-way radio solutions you could consider to help create the ideal communications network for your business.
Three Things To Consider
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