How Does Technology Consultation Help?
Consultation is one of those words that you take for granted because you see it everywhere. Think about it, most businesses that provide a professional service offers some semblance of consultation. For the small business owner, can you really afford to pay premium prices to “experts” for them to give you their so-called professional opinion? Besides, what do service providers mean when they use the term “consultation”?
In the traditional sense, a consultation is a meeting to discuss a contracted issue. To that end the consultation provides the opportunity for a party that is dealing with problems to get a professional opinion about how to resolve that problem. This works wonders when you have a rash and go to the doctor, or if you have a wicked toothache and go see a dentist. These consultations typically result in near instantaneous relief of a problem, but for business owners that are suffering from inefficiencies, cost overruns, and other major operational problems, there is a good chance that there is a way to leverage technology and automation to eliminate any problems your organization could have.
At Directive, our consultants have a strong grasp on the technology the modern business uses to mitigate their inefficiencies. To that end, our consultants will perform a full network and infrastructure assessment that will give us a better idea of what kind of changes need to be made to your process, to your technology, or to your workflow.
Since you want your business to grow, we don’t just look at how you can fix the problems you have, we make a comprehensive plan on how you can leverage technology to sustain the growth you want to see and eliminate downtime and other profit-sapping inefficiencies over time. This IT roadmap can include hardware refreshes, software deployment, additions to network and physical security, and much, much more.
Our technicians understand how today’s most dynamic IT systems can work to build efficiency. We also understand that there are plenty of products on the market to help you. That’s why we put you beside some of the industry’s best vendors to get you using reliable and powerful technology to benefit your business. Best yet, the problems you have day-in and day-out with your aimless approach to technology will quickly be replaced with a strategic technology plan that works for your business. Aside from our value-based consultation service, some of the technology solutions we can provide your organization include:
- Full network and server management
- Network security monitoring
- Help Desk
- Hardware repair
- Hosted utility computing (cloud computing, hosted communications, etc.)
- Line-of-Business software (consumer relationship management, enterprise resource planning, etc.)
- Physical security solutions (access control, security cameras, etc.)
If you think you can get more out of your business, you are probably right! Call Directive at 607.433.2200 today to make an appointment to meet with one of our knowledgeable representatives and get consulted on how to best move your business forward.