When a catastrophe strikes, restorers must have the right resources in place to handle the surge in claims while meeting customers’ expectations and carrier claims guidelines. However, during times of major catastrophes, when stress and frustration are running high, it’s important that restoration companies have the ability to manage their workflows without getting bogged down in redundant paperwork, poor communications, or other inefficiencies that can derail the entire project. Thankfully, DASH’s workflow management feature assists restorers with streamlining workflows and automating the claims process, which creates accountability, reduces duplicate work and tracks the performance of all the parties involved in the project. By increasing capacity with workflow management, restoration companies have the ability to optimize efficiency, thereby trimming schedules and,
Speaking at the Discovery Luncheon Feb. 12 co-sponsored by Innovate Mississippi and the Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Foundation, Garret Gray, president and CEO of Next Gear Solutions, shared the story of how their technology startup, Next Gear Solutions, has grown to 80 full-time employees since its beginnings in 2008.
The Discovery Luncheon preceded Startup Weekend Oxford, a 54-hour marathon weekend event where potential entrepreneurs come to together to form teams, develop business ideas, present the ideas to potential investors, and win prizes to help their companies grow.
Allen Kurr, vice president of the Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation, said hearing the story of Next Gear Solutions was a perfect way to encourage other business entrepreneurs.
“Next Gear Solutions has really
As the majority of industries continue incorporating technologies and applications into their daily operations, they are ultimately becoming more automated. By diminishing the need for both paper and duplication of work, technology is creating new avenues for companies to streamline procedures and boost productivity. One such industry where the automation process is making significant headway is the restoration sector.
After a disaster strikes, policyholders file claims to obtain the services and resources necessary to restore the damaged property back to its original state. Though disasters are rare, these tragic events are still an unavoidable aspect of regular life and they can strike anywhere, at any time. For any homeowner, the experience to file a claim for the first time