Technology works best when it is focused on business solutions
 

How to successfully use Blended Resources

Any work done involving IT tends to have challenges with quality, time, and cost.  Yes, I did just list all three factors that go into any project.  The problem with many projects is that adjusting one area seems to have little effect on the other two.  Adding more to one leg of the stool can even make things worse rather than better. How often has a project had money poured into it only to prove it is a case of …

3 Things to Do Before Outsourcing

It is becoming easier and easier to outsource some, most, or all, of the everyday business needs.  These requirements may be IT, HR, accounting, marketing or almost any other part of business.  Outsourcing is becoming an attractive option as there are a lot of positives that can come from outsourcing.  However, there are also big negatives that can come from it.  The key to outsourcing, just as any other business activity, is to do due diligence first.  Let’s look at …

The Cost of Technology

It is hard to run a business without paying attention to IT at some level.  The required amount of work might be as simple as keeping up with a couple of subscriptions to websites.  On the other hand, it can be as complex as running a team of thousands.  Although IT provides several options, the cost of technology in solutions is often estimated incorrectly. In these cases (and all points between) one of the most important factors to keep in mind …