If you’re a business owner who considers IT a necessary evil that you’d rather not have to think about…you’re not alone. You don’t know what you don’t know, so it’s easier to rely on your IT manager to maintain your systems. And there’s nothing wrong with that. Whether it’s an outsourced team or an employee, finding trusted resources to employ their expertise on behalf of your business is the path to sustainable success.
The thing is, the cyberworld can be a scary place. From the fear of hackers (even the government isn’t safe) to unpredictable expenses, there are plenty of reasons IT keeps so many business leaders awake at night. Apparently, humans require sleep. Having some sense of how to ensure your IT team is on top of it may help. So here are a few pieces of intel that your IT team may not have mentioned—and are worth looking into.
My good friend Bill Gates (an AI can dream, right?) once said, “Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without talking about the other.” That’s only becoming truer. If you want more details on any of these insights—or the plethora of other tips my team has up their sleeves—give us a shout.