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Challenges with entering data in multiple systems

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Working with data that needs to be entered into multiple systems can be a challenging task, and there are several pain points that you may encounter in this process.

Let’s take a look at some common pain points and what their impact is. Below we’ll go a bit more into detail about possible solutions. 

1. Data redundancy

Issue

Duplicating data across multiple systems can lead to redundancy and inconsistencies.

Impact

It can result in data discrepancies and make it difficult to maintain data integrity.

2. Data entry errors

Issue

Manual data entry is prone to errors, such as typos, incorrect values, or missing information.

Impact

Inaccurate data can lead to faulty analyses and decision-making.

3. Time-consuming

Issue

Entering data into multiple systems takes time, especially when the process is manual.

Impact

It can slow down workflows and reduce overall productivity.

4. Lack of data consistency

Issue

It can slow down workflows and reduce overall productivity.

Impact

Inconsistent data across systems can hinder accurate reporting and analysis.

5. Dependency on individuals

Issue

If data entry is heavily reliant on specific individuals, there’s a risk of bottlenecks and disruptions if those individuals are unavailable.

Impact

Workflows may be delayed, and knowledge silos can develop.

6. Limited automation

Issue

Manual data entry processes may lack automation, requiring users to perform repetitive tasks.

Impact

This not only increases the likelihood of errors but also wastes valuable human resources on mundane tasks.

7. Training and onboarding

Issue

Learning and adapting to multiple systems can be challenging for new employees or those transitioning to different roles.

Impact

Increased training time and potential for mistakes during the learning curve.

Addressing these pain points often involves a combination of process optimisation, data governance, system integration, and the use of technology to streamline data entry and management processes.

Solution

With Dovetail iPaaS the system integration can be organised. Dovetail can connect to almost any application. It can organise and transform the data to an acceptable format for the receiving application(s). 

Optimising your processes, organising data governance and managing these processes can be done by one of our partners. Depending on the situation they can take care of the entire project, or work with your internal citizen integrator to make sure everything is implemented well and working smoothly.   

More about Dovetail iPaaS​

An iPaaS is an excellent way to support your application integration and thus automation. iPaaS is short for integration Platform as a Service. Dovetail is such a Platform. 

The Dovetail application is a no code, easy to use integration tool that can connect almost anything. 

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