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PairSoft • August 13, 2020
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Most electronic forms available today have a common feature they showcase. They attempt to replicate the paper form as closely as possible. In fact, some solutions even tout how much their hardware and software act and even “feel” like real paper. Although this is fantastic for the user experience, it may leave the data collection and backend process wanting more.
The thought process for electronic forms typically goes something like this:
Can you see any problems in that thought process? The key point of migrating the data into the ERP system is one of the last items on the list. Sometimes these paper forms have been in place longer than the team working on the project! There’s a more efficient way of collecting and managing the data than starting with cloning the paper form.
If you flip this thought process on its head, you can work on the business process first. After all, vendors may need to fill out forms from time to time, but you’re being bombarded with them constantly.
Here’s a more efficient way to break down the forms process:
Putting the business process first ensures that you’re not creating more complexity and focusing too much on how cool the form looks. Your vendors will need to follow the process you outline if they want to work with you. Just because it doesn’t look like the old paper form will not cause too many waves. Here are three ways PairSoft electronic forms can help.
PairSoft helps drive peak performance by focusing on the data processing and integration over cloning the paper form itself. So, if you have forms that seem to bottleneck your business, PairSoft can help!