These are difficult times for IT. Cost efficiency is a key driver across organisations. Budgets are as tight as ever, and stagnant organisations are, with few exceptions, cutting their IT spend. Even growing businesses are spending a decreasing percentage of revenue on IT. In short, the business expects ever more, for ever less, from IT.
As cost pressures are imposed, investment in new IT solutions is often the first thing to go. But by simply culling projects, companies are restricting IT's ability to change the company rather than addressing the underlying inefficiencies within IT itself. The challenge is to transform IT service delivery by making changes to the processes, structure, tools and culture of the IT department. In this way, we can reduce the “run the company” costs – and reinvest in “change the company” activities at the same time. In summary, we help you professionalise IT.
A professionalised IT organisation focuses on people, processes and control, as well as technology. There are multiple IT functions which benefit from focus to increase efficiency, effectiveness and cost:
Professionalising IT will enable you to deliver IT strategy.