Bottom Line for CEOs in 2012?…Increase R.O.I. on all IT assets. A few years ago, CEOs didn’t look to their IT people to do anything but control costs, reduce down time and deliver needed services and information, accurately and on time. So long as revenue grew faster than costs, CEOs were a happy lot.
Times and CEOs have changed. According to CFO magazine, the leading concerns that keep CEOs awake at night are…maintaining margins…maintaining productivity, and the ability to forecast results.
The new breed of CEOs understands IT. Simply controlling costs won’t cut it…they want costs reduced. It’s not enough to reduce down time, or deliver services and information on time. CEOs want people who can leverage their IT investment to help them grow the business. IT must now be engaged in increasing revenues…not just reducing expenses.
Which brings us to our fishing metaphor…Bad Back Cast, Bad Fore Cast. Translated means, unless you practice, know and can depend on your back cast, there Is no way to forecast the path of your fly. Forecasting revenues and expenses in 2012 is no different. Not knowing what IT contributed in 2011 to the growth and bottom line of your company means you’re flying blind in 2012.
“So how do you know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been?”
Begin 2012 with an Assessment of 2011. An in-depth assessment of the past will provide you and your people with a reality check. (Brace your self…the results may come as a surprise. It’s possible you’re not hearing the facts, either from those who don’t know the facts…don’t know how to get them…or are afraid to divulge them). A “good news or bad news” assessment will finally give you and your people a realistic basis plus measurements to begin forecasting for next year.
Why begin with an assessment?
- To increase your company’s productivity in 2012 – more uptime means more work time.
- Take Technology concerns off the table in 2012 – More time to focus all your people assets on survival and growth strategies.
- Learn How to leverage IT to grow opportunities – A scalable, flexible IT infrastructure allows you to say “YES” to future opportunity.
We deliver start-to-finish IT Support Services throughout Minnesota. We’re not just business owners. We’re also IT and technology professionals with years of expertise making technology easier to manage, understand and use. Whether you need yearly or quarterly ROI planning and assessment…recovery services, backup, disaster recovery, web presence, surveillance installation or support…we’ve got you covered.
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