As well as providing a secure infrastructure in a cost effective way IT can offer
many opportunities for an organisation. Every new technology should be evaluated
Does it offer a solution to be an existing problem?
Does it enable us to work smarter or cheaper?
Can it deliver a competitive advantage?
The technology evaluation will not occur naturally. Management instinct is to address
problems or improve processes by first defining a new process and then looking to
technology to help implement it, perhaps only discovering at this late stage that
new technology can deliver something better still.
The approach should be to assess technical advantages as they occur and proactively
review procedures. This requires close cooperation between the IT and Communications
department and all other departments within the organisation. This culture needs
to exist at all levels, from board to shop floor. It is not an exaggeration to say
that the extent of this cooperation directly affects the success or otherwise of
Role of IT - Implementation of new technology
Cheapjack * Full range of IT solutions * Database advice and design * MS Access programming