Guide

Plan your business IT systems

Introduction

As information technology (IT) becomes an increasingly important business tool for organisations of all sizes, it is vital to ensure that your business gets the most out of any system it introduces. In order to achieve this, you need to choose an IT system that supports and adds value to your business.

Many businesses find that fragmented systems slow their growth. You can avoid this by planning your technology and communications needs from the outset and getting the right IT infrastructure in place.

This guide explains how to align IT with your business strategy, develop an IT strategy to meet your requirements 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.