One of the biggest decisions CIOs face is how to keep IT resources updated and relevant in a rapidly changing environment. Read our blog series about how to choose the right solutions for software delivery.
While today’s cloud-based modern software delivery tools make accessing and upgrading digital assets more cost-effective than ever, they have also led to many options that can make choosing the right software solutions challenging.
In this blog series by Centric Consulting’s CIO Services team, our experts help you focus on your business’s most essential elements that you must understand before selecting a software or technology solution.
We start with evaluating your processes. We then discuss how developing an Enterprise Architecture Framework (EAF) helps identify the key business requirements and capabilities your software must serve — both to conduct daily operations and maintain competitive advantage. Finally, we offer tips for working with software vendors and deciding how and why to outsource IT functions.
We know you’ll find the guidance of our seasoned IT professionals invaluable as they prepare you for continuous renewal in our always-evolving world.
Glenn Bitzenhofer explains why you need to evaluate your processes first to make sure your software and technology upgrades go according to plan.
In the first of two posts about understanding business requirements, Mark Dorfmueller discusses how a well-crafted EAF will help you understand your business’s capabilities and supporting digital assets.
A key distinction in evaluating business capabilities before purchasing software is distinguishing capabilities that keep operations running from those that deliver competitive advantage. Mark explains in the second of his EAF posts.
Even if you receive your new software solution from the cloud, you will need to work with vendors. Mark Dorfmueller helps you decide who the best people are within your organization to meet with vendors and when.
Glenn Bitzenhofer takes the emotion out of IT outsourcing in your company using a strategic approach that considers your core business, your processes and your reasons for outsourcing.