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Integrating Technology into the Business Installing a custom point of sale (pos) software system will ensure a retail business operates efficiently with an integrated application that complements all departments. The system shall help return business by maintaining customer loyalty. As well, employees can be traced to determine their effectiveness as good sales associates. The software to be purchased should match the the needs of the business so as to be effective. If it is a one-store operation, the software and hardware can both be basic. A one store operation business only requires a basic hardware and software. This is because, it becomes very easy to train the employees, install and implement it. This basic package also makes a business incur minimal costs. For a large organization, the software has to be complex in order to cater for the increased volume of operations in the multiple stores. All employees of the organization need to be trained, but this has to happen in shifts because the business operations have to continue while the employees are on training. Resistance is inevitable and that’s why the human resources department has to be involved be order to help deal with it. The company has to expect resistance from some employees however, this can be minimized by rolling out training in an organized manner and seeking support in order to eliminate fears and increase morale.
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There are major variations in hardware and these are in terms of capability and size. Companies should have their keyboards designed in such a way that they have credit card stripe reading abilities as well as to be resistant to stripes as it is a major requirement before installing a point of sale software. Further to this, increasing the software operations efficiency, a fast receipt printer and a barcodes scanning equipment should be installed.
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The integration can therefore be used to work effectively. The POS also enables the company to run reports to show profitability of all departments daily. The system also keeps a checkout for the goods sold in a multi store lines. Customers get irritated when line-ups are long and often vow never to return if they experience excessive wait times. The work in other departments can also be ordered by the POS. Inventory as well as purchases are authorized and also created by the system. For those companies that deal with servicing equipment’s can use this software to tract those equipment’s that need to be serviced as well as updating them with information to use. The POS software also ensures that all the departments in the company are streamlined and also all the accounting benefits such as paycheck issues and bonuses are handled with ease and efficiency. POS software makes vendor catalogues available to staff, clients and management alike. The vendors can upgrade their products, seasonal items and offers because they are also online.