American Lazer/CommStat is Your Source for Quality IT & Technical Services and Support
IT & Technology Consulting may seem like something that only large corporations can afford, but in the end, you may lose money by not hiring a consultant to fix the problems that your small to mid-sized business is facing. Here are the reasons why you may need to hire a consultant.
You’re Losing Time and Money
When you run into problems with application delivery or infrastructure development, consultants can come right in and quickly solve your problem while costing less. They often are charging by the hour, rather than by the project and they work quicker, saving more on time so that you don’t lose more in profit.
You’re Having Trouble Spotting the Gaps in Existing Systems
When you are in your business most of the time, it is hard to see what can be improved or to let go, but business isn’t something that is meant to be done for one person. That’s why hiring a consultant can be beneficial. A consultant is an eye on the outside looking in who can give unbiased, objective solutions to improve your business.
You Aren’t Sure How to Measure Results
If you don’t have specialized experience in IT & technology, then you won’t know what problems to look for and what to measure. When you work with a consultant who specializes in IT and technological solutions, you get measurable results in an easy to understand implementation plan.
You Want to Get Caught Up on the Latest Trends
Consultants can keep you up to date with upcoming trends, such as cloud computing. Because most SMB don’t have a full time tech team, a consultant can be just what you need to educate you and give you advice on newer technologies to adapt. A good consultant can also offer suggestions on what software packages that you should optimize.
You Need Specialized Knowledge of IT
A consultant starts off with years of experience in their specialized field which means they can offer significant experience that newer hires won’t be able to fill. While also saving time on mentoring new hires and money to do so.
You Need to Refocus on the Core Business
Finally, outsourcing the problems that you are unable to solve allows you to free up time on the core of your business. In turn, when you invest in the right solutions, such as a consultant, your customers will see better results from you and your team.
What to Look for in an IT & Tech Consultant
With so many options online, make sure that you are looking for a consultant with these things in mind:
- Specific testimonials and reviews that highlight how others felt working with them and what measurable solutions they they provided
- Are those reviews showing results that are achievable
- Clearly defined packages with deliverables/scope of work and fees ( this can be dependent on project size)
- Is their work relevant to the problems that you have identified (if you have identified any)
While you don’t have to take any suggestions from your consultant, you can walk away knowing that you got the best of the best service from your IT consultant with clarity and confidence on what to do next.
Any size business can benefit from IT and technology consulting. Whether your small business needs computer support, or your medium or large organization requires a wide range of scalable solutions, you can trust American Lazer/CommSat to deliver industry-specific solutions. Click here to contact us today or email [email protected]!