Guide

Plan your business IT systems

Introduction

Information technology (IT) is becoming increasingly important to businesses of all sizes. To get the most out of IT, you need to choose a system that supports and adds value to your business. You need to plan your technology and communications needs from the outset to make sure that you get the right IT infrastructure in place. You should also develop an IT strategy to meet your specific requirements.

This guide explains the role of business systems planning. It tells you how to align IT with your business strategy and ensure that the IT solutions you implement deliver real benefits to your business. It also tells you how to implement new IT system within your business and integrate your back-office systems.

Finally, this guide gives you a handy checklist for planning and integrating IT systems.