Benefits of IMS
Efficient integrated management system ensures that all activities in the organization are streamlined to maintain seamless flow of information between all branches. It creates a better understanding and recognition of interrelationships and responsibilities.
1. Increases productivity
With an organization working as a whole, overall performance and operational efficiency is improved, responsibilities are clear, thereby reducing risks. Additionally, using an integrated management system can reduce the time, and cost you might incur when handling certification programs.
2. Improves and develops performance
Working with integrated management systems can also help you improve and develop performance in your organization. As you know, each certification and audit must meet the individual and overall objectives of the company.
3. A cost effective mechanism
An integrated management system ensures a timely, valuable and cost-effective service for your client. The organization will receive a certification depending on their overall performance and efficiency. Additionally, you will also receive an individual certification summarizing your current achievement.
4. Streamlines internal operations
Regular ongoing analysis by integrated management systems will help you improve, monitor and apply effective processes and systems. This goes a long way in improving your internal systems to ensure you meet consumers’ requirements and overall performance as well.
5. Enhance administrative efficiency
Integrated management systems improve customer service, improve flow of cash and reduce costs. It links online services, consults, integrates and ensures meaningful development processes. They provide an online service to help you share ideas with consultants from different parts of the world.
6. Record safekeeping
IMS ensures there is no data leakage or loss, even when your systems are damaged. They allow you to transfer information to several systems without any loss of data.
The main disadvantage of integrated management system surrounds the complexity in roaming mechanisms which are hard to manage, especially when it comes to providing quality service.