Three Reasons why a Business Operating System Works for Your Organisation

Xergy GroupSeptember 12, 2020
Digital Transformation project management Remote working Work Management
business operating system

A business operating system, (or work management solution) is designed to connect all the parts of an organisation. It provides the building blocks that enables all your stakeholders to work together seamlessly. Connecting teams, suppliers and colleagues together through a system or process that helps you manage and achieve your business strategy.

Proteus’ business operating system can transform the way in which businesses work and the way in which they source and use talent to resource and deliver projects. 

Originally designed to meet the specific challenges facing energy companies, Proteus is not just for them. Proteus can change the way you work, manage your business, make you more efficient and improve your margins. Proteus is suitable for any company in any sector.

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Here are 3 reasons why Proteus works for your business.

Proteus is very simple to use

In life as in business, it’s the simple things which often make the biggest difference. Digital technology can only transform a business if people use it and they will only use it, if it’s simple.

ERP systems have been around for a long time. But they are clunky and complicated. For a cloud-based operating system to change the way you work, it must help you manage your business, become more efficient and save time, as simply and quickly as possible.

Proteus has been designed with simplicity in mind. It is highly intuitive, so it’s easy to use. It has everything you need, all in one place, driving consistency and improving productivity. 

Proteus streamlines business workflows and puts everything your business needs in a database structure with single point data entry and a document numbering system. It facilitates and promotes remote working and team collaboration in a way that can digitally transform your business. 

Any operation can be completed in just a few simple clicks.

Use Proteus to minimise overheads

Most businesses work on a fixed cost model with significant overheads, including people, property and other business support infrastructure. Headcounts go up and down and this leads to fluctuating costs. In order to better manage people and spaces, that lead to costs, smart companies and modern approaches to work have seen the influx of the freelancer talent marketplace. But traditional companies aren’t ready to embrace this change of culture. 

Whatever the rationale for not using freelancers, undoubtedly the biggest barrier is still a belief, even in today’s digital and data-driven world, that to do the job you need to be in the office, part of the team, a member of staff. This means that companies cannot easily find the specific skills they need, when they need them. They are constrained not only by geography, when resourcing projects, but also by ability to attract new talent. 

Millenials and Gen X workers are looking for the ability to work flexibly and remotely, not just from home, but from anywhere in the world.

But the genie is out of the bottle as a result of COVID-19 and, remote working is the new norm

By modernising and building businesses on the best technology platforms, businesses can push forward from a position of strength, using cloud-based operating systems to make working flexibly and remotely, simple and successful. 

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Proteus will help you attract and resource talent

Add a talent “marketplace” to this system, where the best contractors and freelancers can be sourced and matched to the needs of specific projects as and when they are required, and you have a solution to the resource challenge which is a gamechanger in terms of profitability but also a radical shift in the working culture. 

Marketplace allows you to connect instantly with rated professionals, giving you the confidence that they have the relevant skills, competences, accreditations and experience you need, when you need them. 

It’s rapid and easy through the seamless on-boarding and is much more cost effective than typical recruitment fees. And because it is pay as you go your fixed costs are lower. 

For the freelancers, the Marketplace offers the ability to work remotely and flexibly, from wherever and whenever you want. Freelancers can work with multiple companies at the same time, create virtual teams, collaborate with other freelancers and access industry leading software and the Xchange technical forum. 

Are you ready for a new operating model?

Extremely simple to use, Proteus is the emerging digital technology that will help you control costs and manage the way in which you work.

How to get Proteus

Proteus’ business operating system / project management software is a cloud-based system designed for businesses of all sizes to handle projects of unlimited complexity. Each Proteus feature is aimed at making bottom line improvements by improving utilisation, streamlining workflows, providing quick and efficient access to resources and reducing overheads. One of the unique advantages of Proteus is that we offer a free onboarding consultation service to ensure the company account is set up according to your company’s needs. This makes getting your company up and running on Proteus quick and easy.

Proteus operates under a software as a service (SaaS) model costing $35 per user per month. Billing is monthly or annually with two months free if paid annually. For more information on our pricing visit our pricing page or get in touch with one of the team.

We designed Proteus to be simple, and that means you can get up and running on Proteus without an IT team or support from a programmer. You will want to spend a bit of time configuring the admin console so that you have everything set up to suit your company structure, but it’s very intuitive and you don’t need a PhD in IT. However, we want you to get the best out of what is a brilliantly powerful tool, so don’t hesitate to ask for our support. We have a team of product experts who are ready to help you with the configuration process, so get in touch today.


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