Senior IT leaders identified the biggest tech talent gaps in big data, analytics, and information management, according to a 2016 Gartner survey. Moreover, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that turnover of IT staff has risen industry wide every year since 2012. There are simply more jobs than qualified people, and companies are at war with one another to find and retain team members.Read More
Demand for IT talent is at an all-time high. IT is an organizational core requirement, and the growth of new products and solutions will continue to demand the best IT talent. According to Sci-Tech Today, "hiring the best talent and creating a diverse workforce is a top priority for businesses — and is arguably one of their biggest challenges." Why? Because employee turnover is costly and time-consuming. It hinders business growth.Read More
Evaluate your organizational structure and align your IT team and others around your values and needs. By doing so, you’ll strengthen your business and position it for future success. A few questions you should ask yourself during an evaluation or your organization's internal IT capacity: Do your team's skills align with projects? How many resources does each project demand? How valuable are the projects?Read More
Are you embracing digital transformation?
How prepared are you for industry 4.0?
How can your products be better? And how might customer service better meet client needs? What can you do to simultaneously satisfy your stakeholders and ensure your company is sustainable? Do you see opportunities for automation? IT solutions can help solve real business problems for the future.Read More
Your business needs to be poised for innovation, which requires work and intentional leadership amidst our changing economic landscape. Your long-term view of IT’s role in your business’ future matters. Consider the following questions:
- Do you view IT as critical to adding value and helping transform the way your business gets done?
- What’s your business culture?
- Are you investing in your IT team?
As your business grows and scales, you will house more and more valuable information and data that need to be protected. In today’s plugged-in, high-tech world, cyberattacks are an everyday worry. Yet, your highly educated and experienced IT team should be more focused on working towards integrating IT with your core business solutions, rather than fending off security threats. If you’re concerned about potential security breaches because you don’t have the processes in place to keep your user ready IT hardware and software secure, an IT partner may be the answer. A knowledgeable, trustworthy IT partner will ensure you won’t have to worry about security risks as your business scales.Read More
Your business is growing rapidly in multiple locations. Your core IT team works day and night to get deployment ready IT together for all the employees at the new offices. But your corporate headquarters is a mess — hardware boxes are strewn everywhere, and everyone is having a hard time focusing amid the chaos. Even when the equipment is ready for your new employees, there’s still the burden of logistics: kitting, packaging, shipping, and tracking.
When an auditor arrives on-site and you aren’t prepared, it could result in a number of consequences, including paying fines, dealing with legal issues, and spending money on damage control. Ultimately, it could even bring your business to a standstill as employees are taken away from their work in order to go back to the paperwork. Having an IT partner in place ensures you’ll be fully prepared when audit time comes. Your IT partner will have your back, and will have both physical and digital paperwork that’s easy to understand and share with auditors seamlessly.Read More
Businesses are talking the digital transformation talk. Are you? And do you mean it? It takes work and innovative leadership to reimagine your business in times of change, especially for the new economy. Look at leaders like Tesla who opened new electric automotive industries or Lear Corporation who are redesigning the future of manufacturing. While you can’t always control what changes are on the horizon, you can be certain that your leadership is essential to cultivate a business environment that’s open to change and growth.Read More