Is your technology a business investment, or an expense?

Zack Nimtz

For small and midsize businesses, technology can be the driving difference that propels your company ahead. Modernizing your IT can set you apart from your competitors by providing you with deeper insights into your business, better tools for productivity and collaboration, and streamlined, more efficient processes.

But how do you leverage technology to gain a competitive advantage?

First, you need to determine you business goals - whether growing sales, increasing efficiency, enabling a mobile workforce, or keeping data protected. A whiteboard session can help dig in to your core business processes and highlight organizational goals and challenges to help you prioritize what is most important.

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Topics: Cloud Services, Business Intelligence, Technology Roadmap, Office 365, Whiteboard Session

Increase your Competitive Advantage using Technology

Butch Whitmire

We all want to grow our business, right? And for most of us, growing means we need to leverage our competitive advantage. Competitive advantage occurs when an organization acquires or develops an attribute or combination of attributes that allows it to outperform its competitors. And so it’s important to understand exactly what your business’ competitive advantage is and how you can wield it to win customers.

Information technology can play a significant role in augmenting your competitive advantage, but businesses must ensure that the time, money, and energy they spend on IT is properly placed.

When I think of a business’ technology and how it relates to supporting competitive advantage, I think of the layers of a pyramid. (And yes, it sort of maps to Maslow’s hierarchy for you Psychology buffs). The higher you move on the pyramid, the more likely it is that technology increases your competitive advantage.

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Topics: Technology Roadmap, Whiteboard Session

Whiteboard Session: Endless Possibilities

Julie Vigue

A blank sheet of paper is filled with opportunity. They give you the opportunity to express feelings, thoughts, or ideas. Fill a blank sheet with information and they become shopping lists, invitations, maps or contracts. The possibilities are endless.

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Topics: Business Consulting/Strategy, Technology Roadmap, Whiteboard Session

Technology Roadmaps - It's not a GPS device.

Julie Vigue

Technology Roadmap…

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Topics: Technology Roadmap, Whiteboard Session