Top 5 Free Operations Management Software

Choose the operations management software that best suits your business

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Published 19 May 2022

What is Operations Management Software?

Operations Management Software is a digital tool that businesses use to streamline processes, implement workflow management, and ensure operational efficiency across all departments in the organization.

Who Uses Operations Management Software

Project managers, supervisors, operational managers, among others, can utilize operations management software to introduce a systematic approach that helps them coordinate production and service operations updates easily and increase productivity.

Benefits of Using Operations Management Software

Relying on manual processes can prove to be very difficult, especially when employees need to work remotely. It has also been reported that this can lead to the failure of some small businesses that weren’t able to quickly adapt to their industry’s digital transformation during disruptions in recent years.

One of the top benefits of using an operations management software is that it’s easily customizable to your business needs, improves transparency and accountability, and enables accurate recordkeeping.

Key Software Features

Here are some key features of operations management software to take into consideration when choosing the right one for your business:

  • Production and service planning
  • Scheduling
  • Workforce management
  • Project management
  • Time and expense management
  • Document management
  • Analytics and reporting
  • Audit management
  • Web-based
  • User-friendly mobile version

How to Choose the Right Software for your Business

One size does not fit all and this also applies in choosing the right operations management software for your business. There are many factors to consider including the key features you would need and other aspects such as:

  • The size of your business
  • The number and type of tasks that you do and the software’s ability to handle them
  • The budget for the software and the plans available

When choosing operations management software, also ask the following questions:

  • Would it work well with the current systems and platforms that you’re using?
  • Is it easy and convenient to use?
  • Is it accessible on multiple devices?

SafetyCulture Content Specialist

Jaydee Reyes

Jaydee Reyes is a content writer and researcher for SafetyCulture. Her six-year experience in the field of data research and media monitoring adds expertise and quality to her work. She is also a champion of leveraging technology to promote a culture of safety in workplaces around the world. As a content specialist, she aims to help companies adapt to digital changes through interesting and informational articles.

Jaydee Reyes is a content writer and researcher for SafetyCulture. Her six-year experience in the field of data research and media monitoring adds expertise and quality to her work. She is also a champion of leveraging technology to promote a culture of safety in workplaces around the world. As a content specialist, she aims to help companies adapt to digital changes through interesting and informational articles.

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