FIVE THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN AN IT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COMPANY

  • By Elite Technical
  • 16 Jan, 2016

Finding the right IT Professional Services Company is important, but not always easy. Here are five traits you should look for that will save you time and money.

General economic improvement, uptick in technology spending, and the rapid migration to mobile platforms and cloud computing is causing more companies to invest in technology. According to the Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast, IT spending is projected to accelerate from 2014 to 2017 at an annual rate of over 3.5%. This means that a lot more investing will happen in technology and with all this spending, there will be many IT service companies clamoring for attention.

Finding the right IT Professional Services Company to partner with is very important, but is not always easy. Here are five traits you should look for when seeking out an IT Professional Services Company that will save you time and money and ensure your projects are completed on time and on budget.

Five Things to Look For:

  1. Expertise. Every complex project will inevitably encounter unexpected variables that are unique to that situation. Working with a company that has expertise in your particular field will prevent a variable from becoming a time-consuming roadblock.
  2. Integrity. Due to the complex nature of IT projects there are bound to be issues that require trust; a company with integrity gives you piece of mind knowing the smallest details of your project have been handled appropriately.
  3. Experience. A company that is able to draw from their prior experiences in order to address common problems that companies like yours have faced in the past. They are ahead of the learning curve and will help complete your project quickly while minimizing day-to-day problems.
  4. Wide Range of Services. Delegating individual segments of an project to different service companies or individuals is time-consuming and potentially hazardous to your project deadline. Each has their own strategy of completing the task given to them, and because of that you risk bringing on multiple strategies that ultimately may not work well together. Sometimes, the individual groups you hired to collaborate on a mission-critical workgroup can’t to work together.
    1. When you work with an IT Professional Services Company with a wide range of services, it is much easier on your project schedule. The IT Professional Services Company will able to handle all of your needs effortlessly and seamlessly in a timely manner without the run-around.
  5. A Network of Trusted Talent. Even IT Professional Service Companies that provide a wide range of services may not be able to provide all the answers. If your IT Professional Service Company is not able to address a concern that arises, they should be able to put you in contact with someone who can. An IT Professional Service Company with a network of trusted talent that they collaborate with regularly will be able to meet your needs through a resourcefulness that other IT companies may not be able to supply.

Bonus: In it for the long haul. Whether your next project is large and mission-critical or simple, it is important to find an IT Professional Services Company that is interested in establishing a long-term partnership. This ensures that if you need modifications or upgrades you can work with the same experts that helped you with the initial implementation. Just like you visit the same doctor, make sure your IT Professional Services Company is one you continue to work with as your company grows.

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By Elite Technical 16 Jan, 2016

Finding the right IT Professional Services Company is important, but not always easy. Here are five traits you should look for that will save you time and money.

General economic improvement, uptick in technology spending, and the rapid migration to mobile platforms and cloud computing is causing more companies to invest in technology. According to the Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast, IT spending is projected to accelerate from 2014 to 2017 at an annual rate of over 3.5%. This means that a lot more investing will happen in technology and with all this spending, there will be many IT service companies clamoring for attention.

Finding the right IT Professional Services Company to partner with is very important, but is not always easy. Here are five traits you should look for when seeking out an IT Professional Services Company that will save you time and money and ensure your projects are completed on time and on budget.

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