Let’s say that your organization has experienced considerable growth over the past couple of years. It’s not outpacing your IT infrastructure, and the cracks are starting to show in more ways than one. This makes it difficult to plan for the future, implement new IT initiatives, and react to issues as they crop up. If your business doesn’t have an internal IT department heading these developments, outsourcing can be a viable option to make sure all of your organization’s technological needs keep your progress moving forward.
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Project implementation is a tricky subject for small businesses to approach primarily due to a lack of funding or dedicated personnel. Nowhere is this more true than for technology project implementation, be it a new email server or a revamped networking infrastructure. Depending on your business’ specific situation, it’s often more convenient to simply invest in outsourcing the project management to a third party.
But wait… why would you want to outsource a project that’s meant for your in-house team? Wouldn’t you want your in-house team to handle this project? While it’s certainly a logical argument--after all, nobody knows your business like your business--you should never discredit the value of outsourcing something like project management to a third party. This value is only strengthened for a small business.
Smaller organizations are generally created around a singular idea that focuses on delivering quality goods or services to an area. It would be wrong for your business to have to worry about implementing a project if it doesn’t need to. Any time spent managing the project would be time better spent ensuring that you’re offering the highest quality of product or service to your consumers. This is the major benefit that you get from outsourcing project management to a third party like Automation Concepts & Technologies, Inc..
Even if you have an in-house IT department, chances are that you can benefit considerably from outsourcing project management. This is specifically due to the fact that time is a valuable thing for your in-house IT team. They probably have their hands full with their other responsibilities, which could include anything from putting out fires to offering simple, everyday technology assistance. Either way, we’re sure that they have a little too much work to handle during the workday, and you can bet they are a bit too busy to implement any major project.
Automation Concepts & Technologies, Inc. makes project management easy for your business by removing the burden from your company. This doesn’t mean we aren’t willing to cooperate and work toward a common goal, though. We will always keep you in the loop regarding major decisions, and you can rest assured that your project is being implemented according to your business’ specific needs. To learn more about outsourced project management, reach out to us at (508) 622-5100.
An IT project manager is an important part of any new technology initiative in your workplace. Therefore, you should be looking for specific requirements when finding a project manager for your latest project implementation. Here are some specific traits that your business should look for in an IT project manager.