Strategic IT Consulting
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Strategic IT consulting can help your business grow.
PoPI compliance is critical for all businesses.
Let us help you create the right strategy for your business needs.
No matter what business you’re running, using technology smartly can help drive your success. But how do you manage your IT operations? How can you ensure your technology investments are driving growth, client experience and new revenue streams? By having the correct strategy in place.
An effective strategy helps clarify both the ideal end state and the approach for execution; it sets expectations and quantifies targeted business outcomes. In addition, a strategy can help make your progress measurable, which in turn guarantees results.
Technology changes incredibly quickly but by planning ahead, you’ll be able to keep up with the technological developments. Having an IT strategy in place allows you to regularly review your management systems and software, ensuring you don’t fall behind and giving you a competitive advantage.
Being able to control the running costs of your business is one of the main benefits of having an IT strategy in place. Having a planned approach to the purchase of hardware and software is cost effective and allows you to budget accordingly.
If you’re using too many communication tools, for example, such as WhatsApp groups, VoIP, email, Slack or Microsoft Teams, an IT strategy can identify this and help eliminate unnecessary duplication in software, many of which are doing the same or similar job. Using too many communication tools can come with a cost and is just inefficient.
An IT strategy allows businesses to be proactive rather than reactive.
A proper IT strategy helps give your business a sense of direction.
An IT strategy can increase your operational efficiency, which in turn can help increase market share and profitability.
As your business grows, IT infrastructure, software and applications are often added on an ad-hoc basis. The result? You end up with a mis-match of operating systems, old infrastructure that runs slowly and software from multiple vendors that no longer works well together. By putting an IT strategy in place, you can alleviate these issues and increase your efficiency in the business.
We can give you access to the latest technologies and highly skilled and experienced IT technicians. Let us keep things running smoothly behind the scenes, while you concentrate on the day-to-day operations of your business.
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Frequently asked questions
A strategy generally involves setting goals and priorities within your business. A good strategy describes how the goals will be achieved by the resources you have.
There are a number of steps involved in an IT strategy but the most important one is vision. If you don’t know where you’re going, how can you get there? It has to take into account the objectives of the entire organisation. A strategy also needs to include short- and long-term goals.
Once you have an IT strategy in place, it’s important to continually update and develop it as the aspects of your business changes. The best way to make sure your strategy remains current is to outsource your IT to a managed IT service provider.