Why Have a Technology Strategy?

April 22nd, 2019 by Julie Lough

Why have a technology strategyFollowing 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.

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