IT Management Planning

Information about IT Management Planning

Published on July 21, 2014

Author: ErikaChitty

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PowerPoint Presentation: IT M a n a g e me n t P l a nn i n g It’s n o t j u s t la rg e bu si n es s es that n e ed to d e v el o p a n effect i ve a n d c o m p reh e n sive IT s trate g y. F o r SMEs, h avi n g the ri g h t s o f t ware a n d su p p o rt in p lace can im p r o ve o p erat i o n s a n d p rovi d e a d isti n ct ed g e in t o d ay’s c o m p etit i v e m ark e ts. Calc u lati n g the c o st o f n e w tech n o l o g y a n d w o rki n g o u t IT budg ets can o f t en b e d if f ic u lt when the r e is n o specia l i s t IT a d visor o n the p a y r o l l . Star t -up s m a y n o t h a ve IT p r o vis i o n at the t o p o f their l i st whi l e they t r y to ma k e t h eir c o re bu si n ess w o rk a n d m o re matu r e o r g a n i satio n s mi gh t h a ve i n g ra in ed h ab its t h at m e an t h e t h ey d o n ’t ex p l o re n e w a v en u es o f IT ma n a g e m e n t a n d su p p o r t . Pl a nn i n g Y ou r I T B ud g e t o v e r t h e N e xt 5 Y e ar s It p ays to th in k a h ead p ar t ic u la r ly w h en y o u a r e d e v e lo p i n g y o u r IT stra t egy. Sk i m p i n g o n the c o s t s a n d d o wn g ra d i n g y o u r b u dg et in the s h o rt te r m m a y s e e m l i ke a g oo d i d ea b u t it c o u ld b e d o i n g m o r e h a r m t h an g o o d t o y o u r b u si n ess in the l o n g r u n . Partic u la r l y if y o u are n o w l o o ki n g t o g r o w y o u r bu si n ess, y o u n e ed t o al ig n y o u r IT p r o vis i o n wi t h y o u r f u tu r e g o als a nd , wi t h o u t a qu al i fied p r o fess i o n al to l e an o n , that can o ften b e a d a un ti n g p rocess. Y o u will n e ed t o d e v el o p a stra t egy for s y st e ms ma i n te n a n ce a n d su p p o rt as well as d eci d e w h a t n ew t ech n o l o g y y o u are g o i n g to int r o du ce to help w i t h yo u r ex p a n s i o n str a te g y. Cl ou d Vs S e r v e r T e c hno l o g y Ma n y bu si n ess e s are s t art i n g to m o ve aw a y f r o m ex p ensive a n d la b o u r i nt ensi v e i n -h o u s e h ar d wa r e to c l o u d b ased s er v ers. Partic u la r l y f o r s mall t o med i u m si z e bu si n e s ses i t h as a nu m b er o f a d va n tage s : It incor p o rat e s m o r e fl e xi b i l ity w i th l o wer ru n n i n g c o s t s. It can gr o w as y o u r b u si n e s s gro w s. Co n tra c ts are o f ten s h o r t e r . Y o u can acc e ss y o u r d a ta o n t h e m o ve o n la p t o p s, m o b i l es a n d P C s. It c om es w i th i nbu i l t sec u r i ty t h a t y o u can be c o n fi d e n t will p r o t e ct y o u . B u yi n g a n ew s e r v er o r r e p lac in g an o ld o n e mi gh t s e e m l i k e a m o re c o st ef f e c ti v e w a y o f upd ati n g y o u r IT i n fra s tructu r e bu t, p artic u la r ly in t h e l o n g r un , clo u d tech n o lo g y will o ffer y o u a g rea t er d egree o f fl e xi b i l ity. Mo re B u si n e ss e s are O u t s ou r c i n g It’s all ve r y well t o e m p l o y an IT p la n n i n g specia l i s t i n - h o u se a n d h ave y o u r s e r v e r o n site, bu t it is a c o st l y w a y o f ru n n i n g t h is aspect o f y o u r b u si n ess. O u t s o u rci n g has a n u m b er o f a d va n t a g es f o r s ma l l bu si n ess e s, the m ain o n e b ei n g that y o u c an a c cess affor d a b l e h i g h l e v el ex p ertise that is tai l o r - ma d e to y o u r needs. PowerPoint Presentation: A virt u al IT d ir e c t o r can h elp y o u ma n a g e y o u r I T i n frastr u cture m o re e f fe c ti v e l y, d e ve l o p i n g a c o h e r ent a n d m ean ing f u l long te r m p lan that ta k es i nt o a c c o un t h o w y o u want t o g r o w y o u r bu si n ess whi l st also pr o vi d i n g a sec u re e n vi r o n ment t o o p era t e i n . With M2 C o m pu ti ng ’s V i r t u al IT Dir e c t o r y o u will h a v e a c cess t o a ra n g e o f ex p e rts who can i d enti f y the ri gh t s o l u t i o n s f o r y o u r bu si n ess a n d help y o u d e v el o p f o r t h e f u ture. For fu r ther in f o r mat i o n pl e ase v i sit h t tp: / / www . m 2c o m pu ti ng .co. uk /

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