Over the last decade, IT systems have evolved from systems of record to systems that engage, transact and interact with customers.
How can these technologies help grow my business over the next decade? How can the change in how ICT services are packaged, delivered and consumed be harnessed and leveraged to grow the bottom line? Valid for every business, irrespective of size.
While we do not have all the answers and have no special powers that allow us to see into the future, we can help formulate a flexible, responsive ICT strategy that plots a course taking into account current, emerging and anticipated technologies to align your ICT strategy with goals and objectives of the business...
Open source is not just about free UNIX based operating systems or "free" look alike versions of staple productivity tools.
Open source is about standards based, supported, powerful, scalable, web enabled business applications and tools (database and development). It's also about ICT infrastructure - data centres, servers, routers, data switches etc.
Why consider open source? Because it's not only about low entry cost, it's also about harnessing innovative ICT technologies to grow your business.
Some of the world's most successful companies have been built on open source technologies - Google, Facebook, Twitter to name but three.
We have been keeping a watching brief on the Open Source opportuinty since 2010 and are positioned to advise...
What happens when your business cannot function normally because a fire or storm has severely damaged or destroyed a key facility?
Businesses that plan for these types of events are better positioned to recover because they have developed and tested a business continuity plan that minimises downtime and clearly maps out how normal business operations will resume in the shortest possible time.
Businesses that do not have a business continuity plan will take longer to get back up and running and will, more often that not, fail within 24 months of such a major event.
We can help your management team develop, test and implement the ICT component of a Business Continuity plan...
Where does your information/data rest, how it is transmitted, who has access to it and under what circumstance can it be accessed by anyone other than authorised personnel?
With confidentiality and privacy being key factors for success in so many businesses, these are relevant questions in light of recent disclosures about who's secretly accessing and accumulating data.
Traditionally, information about IP, processes, product formulae and trade secrets along with business and performance data was stored locally; access was strictly controlled and provided on a need-to-know basis.
So what can be done to keep sensitive information/data secure, private and confidential?
Actually, quite a lot...
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