Introduction to Finding and Hiring the Right I.T. Consulting Firm for Your Business
Any person put in charge of technology for a company inherently has put on many hats: vendor management, future planning, constant research, problem solving, interruptions, equipment management – not to mention much of this is a thankless job, a left-over task wrought with hollow victories that only you know about (whatever your position at your company). In the world of marketing filled with promises of painless technology advances and uses – you are the person between what technology is supposed to do and what it actually does. Although the gap is closing, there is still a great disparity therein, and you (or your technology consulting firm) are the people that have to adapt in order to close that gap. Technology marketing over-promises and generally preys on ignorance and the promises made with inflated expectations.
A few tips from 15 years of experience providing technology services to a wide spectrum of companies: