What is the single most important aspect to keep your business operating? Arguments could be made for a dedicated workforce, the machinery, or a checkbook in the black. Now think of a time when your computer didn't work as it should. What did you do? Waited for IT assistance (if you have an IT person!), maybe you leafed through the stack of magazines piling up, chatted with a co-worker or cleaned some files. If your business is in the 21st century (and we hope it is!) then your information systems are keeping your business moving forward.
Information Systems keep the dedicated staff connected to each other, track and schedule orders so the machinery can make products and ensures the expected funds are in your account. It is clear this is an important part of your business and yet, this is often a neglected aspect of a business. It is easy to do quick fixes, get a new computer or install a new software program. Just like everything else in your business you need an Information Technology strategy.
Developing a strategy is the first step to being proactive. click to read more