It’s easy to understand personal risk management like avoiding unhealthy eating or drinking habits if you know you are predisposed to having heart disease. Understanding risk management for your business is a little more complicated.
While technology affects everyone, technology has a big effect on professional services firms. In our decade-plus experience managing technology, we’ve found that productivity is at the core of technology's impact on professional services. Companies in the professional services arena tend to be very dependent on people. Whether the company bills clients for employee hours or not, time is money for this industry! Your technology can either be a hurdle for your people or an enabler to create more value.
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Having a solid IT team will surely accelerate your organization's goals and its path to success. Having confidence in the scope of the team’s capabilities and knowledge is key, but how can you be sure that all of your IT bases are covered?
The regulations some companies are subject to encompass many aspects of your business, including your IT. IT-relevant regulations typically focus on security and data protection. They provide a baseline of best practices for IT and security. They do not prescribe detailed solutions. This leaves it to your business to identify specifics.
Should smaller business worry about cybersecurity? We hear this question often. Just as often, we hear excuses about why smaller businesses don’t need to worry about cybersecurity. The problem with these excuses is that they’re not rooted in any understanding of the cybersecurity threat landscape. The simple answer is: small businesses need to worry just as much as large businesses about cybersecurity, regardless of whether they can invest as heavily in their defenses. The fact is cybersecurity can pose a catastrophic risk to any business and unfortunately smaller businesses are quite often the most vulnerable.
With a few quick searches, you can get some idea of the typical pricing of a cloud phone system. Determining the pricing of a Unified Communications system is a little more difficult. The price isn't the true total cost either. If you’re trying to gain a better understanding of the cost of Unified Communications, you might be struggling with where to even start. There’s so many providers, so many offers, and sometimes it is difficult to just ascertain a fair price. Framework has consulted companies on Unified Communications for over a decade. We’ve worked with many providers in that time and gained an excellent understanding of the market. We'll help you understand the various costs, and the cost expectations based on your needs.
If you’re considering the idea of outsourcing your IT department, you’ve likely heard of some of these misconceptions. In this article we’ll explore 7 common misconceptions about outsourcing IT, where they stem from, and the reality of the situation.