You can thank large organisations for the proliferation of new commodity services. The aim is to use the savings in the commodity area to invest and develop new premium service areas like mobility.
The improved productivity gained by regular improvements is often the difference between growing the company versus downsizing & retrenchment.
Large companies employ SAP or Oracle who charge $1M+ to “transform the business” with on-going fees in the order of $25,000 or more per month. However, you do not have to spend a million dollars to improve your business processes.