IT Strategy For A Company - How to Transform Cost to Profit Center

Posted by Sean Kline

When developing IT strategy for a company (if such an activity even occurs), small businesses often do not understand the true impact of technology on their bottom lines.  If this is the case, IT may remain a cost and a potential drag on the business.  Following are some ways to transform IT into a profit center.

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Small Business IT in 2011 - Is Your Infrastructure Ready?

Posted by Sean Kline

Turbotek recently published the 2011 Information Technology Optimization guide.  In it, we laid out some of the key business drivers for small businesses for this year and the IT initiatives that are going to help organizations meet their goals.

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Best Practices in Technology for Small Business in Uncertain Times

Posted by Sean Kline

When I was in the information security business, my customers would say that projects were funded first for compliance, second for the needs of the business and third for what was the right thing to do from an IT perspective.  This led to a lot of over compliance, but it is an interesting lens when thinking about best practices in technology for small business, especially during these times.

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7 Ways Owners Are Utilizing Technology in Business

Posted by Sean Kline

While small business owners are often overwhelmed with a wide range of non IT issues from personnel to cash flow to supplier management, here are 7 ways owners are utilizing technology in business:

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Small Business IT Implementation - 6 Top Considerations

Posted by Sean Kline

Small business IT implemention can be very challenging due on one hand to the limitation of resources available and on the other the high reliance on the infrastructure for the business (order processing, inventory, etc.)  While IT may often fall in the important but not urgent category, consider these 6 top considerations for IT in your small business:

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