Controlling costs is imperative for all business leaders. There is nothing more frustrating than creating a budget only to have it blown out of the water by the end of the first quarter.
When you own a company, run an organization, or are responsible for technology, cost is always on your mind. You want effective solutions that will give you a leg up on the competition, but you need to weigh that against the potential financial implications.
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Whether you are preparing an IT budget for the first or the 100th time, you are likely looking for tips to ensure that you maximize resources, avoid costly surprises, and develop a technology budget that aligns with your organizational goals and strategy.
We’ve all been there. Despite your best efforts at planning and using resources carefully, your IT budget is blown long before year-end. It can be difficult to predict catastrophic events and even more challenging to accurately predict how much solutions will cost.
As we know all too well, prices are on the rise for everything from gasoline to technology.
If you are considering working with an outside IT service provider, you’ve probably noticed that there are a variety of options. If you’re already in the decision-making process, you may be wondering how something that seems to be similar can vary so widely in cost.
Let's face it, budgets are critical in business. They are one of the ways organizations ensure that they can meet their short- and long-term business goals. As president of Kelser, I've seen a variety of approaches to budgeting for IT organizations in my 20+ years in the industry. I’ve noticed two common schools of thought when it comes to IT budgets: