Following a solid technology strategy can make the difference between experiencing minimal downtime when a problem arises or being knocked out of commission indefinitely. A well-thought-out plan provides a direct path to your goals.
Needless to say, this is more involved than shopping at Best Buy for your business hardware. You need a plan that is flexible and resilient, allowing you to meet long-term technology goals while addressing short-term issues.
Even a simple plan creates clarity because you:
- Map out how long it will take to implement it
- Understand all the costs you will need to cover
- Identify what technology you need to reach your goals
- Clearly see how any changes will impact your business
What Does a Technology Strategy Look Like?
Your IT plan doesn’t need to be complicated. It can be as simple as a bulleted list outlining the goals your company wants to achieve and what future IT implementations it might need.