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IT PLAN AND BUDGET

Business App Upgrades to Consider for your 2020 IT Budget

Running into unanticipated expenses can blow a business’s IT budget. For this reason, it helps to know about business apps that are reaching the end of their lifecycles. When apps reach this point, the software developers typically stop providing security updates. Running programs that do not receive security updates puts companies at greater risk of cyberattacks. Three popular Microsoft business…

Nine Easy Steps to a Realistic IT Budget

If you struggle annually to develop an IT budget that allocates the right amount of money to the right things, following these nine steps will make sure you arrive at the right answers year after year. 1. Talk to your staff. IT can’t develop a plan to serve its customers (i.e. your employees) without knowing what they need and how…

8 Ways to Save on IT Without Skimping

Looking for ways to save money in IT without sacrificing productivity or functionality? Here are 8 proven ways to help: 1.  Standardize your systems Every piece of software and hardware you add to your computer network will have its own issues, both in terms of its own operation and in terms of interoperability with other systems. Say no to things…

Should I Outsource IT Support?

Organizations are always looking for strategic ways to manage costs. One proven method is outsourcing IT support and other non-core functions, such as HR and accounting, to a specialist. Specialization allows outsourced organizations to achieve economies of scale, which lower costs while improving service. What Kind of IT Outsourcing Makes Sense for Me? The next question organizations need to answer…

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IT PLAN AND BUDGET

Business App Upgrades to Consider for your 2020 IT Budget

Running into unanticipated expenses can blow a business’s IT budget. For this reason, it helps to know about business apps that are reaching the end of their lifecycles. When apps reach this point, the software developers typically stop providing security updates. Running programs that do not receive security updates puts companies at greater risk of cyberattacks. Three popular Microsoft business…

Nine Easy Steps to a Realistic IT Budget

If you struggle annually to develop an IT budget that allocates the right amount of money to the right things, following these nine steps will make sure you arrive at the right answers year after year. 1. Talk to your staff. IT can’t develop a plan to serve its customers (i.e. your employees) without knowing what they need and how…

8 Ways to Save on IT Without Skimping

Looking for ways to save money in IT without sacrificing productivity or functionality? Here are 8 proven ways to help: 1.  Standardize your systems Every piece of software and hardware you add to your computer network will have its own issues, both in terms of its own operation and in terms of interoperability with other systems. Say no to things…

How to Get the Most from your Cloud Services Investment

Companies often turn to the cloud to save money. However, many businesses spend more than they need to on cloud services. Analysts have found that companies overspend by an average of 35%. Why Companies Overspend There are several reasons why companies spend more money than necessary on cloud services. For starters, companies often over-provision. They pay for more storage space…

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