Tech acceleration is about fast implementations that fix short-term issues. Smart tech acceleration focuses on implementing technology that supports the organization’s long-term goals and vision. The rapid growth of technology shows no signs of slowing, and businesses have gradually begun to adjust to a “new normal.” Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have started to realize that to provide a competitive level of service to both customers and employees, they must keep up with current tech trends.
You’ve probably seen a lot of changes since the pandemic began in 2020. Businesses had to make rapid decisions overnight by deploying tools for remote work and collaboration. While those digital solutions might have helped businesses like yours survive during a period of great uncertainty, they may have been inadequately integrated with existing systems. Perhaps those solutions no longer fulfill your objectives and vision. What I know for sure is that smart tech acceleration can facilitate effective long-term growth. Let me share some observations with you.
Smart Tech Acceleration = Effective Long-Term Growth
Smart tech acceleration should be germane to your company’s long-term strategy, current market trends, and the role technology can play in furthering your key initiatives. It is predicted that investment in smart infrastructure will increase by 40% in 2022. I hope so. Smart tech acceleration also underlines the importance of technology in terms of customer experience and employee retention. There is speculation that 10% of businesses will commit to going fully remote, 60% will experiment with hybrid environments (office + remote,) and 30% will implement a full return to the office. Seismic shifts in customer and staff retention patterns could occur if rushed tech changes are chosen over long-term tech acceleration strategies. I’m saying adjust your tech needs to new procedures in commerce but learn first the best route to this year’s growth goals.
Why Do You Even Have To Think About Tech Acceleration?
Businesses today must collaborate with several vendors to perform various tasks. Smart tech acceleration insists on identifying partners who align with your values and are innovative enough to contribute to your future roadmap. This is crucial because otherwise, you’ll have to face multiple issues down the road, and things may get even more complicated if you need to find a substitute in the middle of a project.
Smart tech acceleration advocates for integration to improve business operations. A centralized infrastructure boosts the efficiency of information sharing and workflows, resulting in higher productivity. It also reduces operational expenses, improves overall response time, and guarantees that information is easily accessible when needed.
Smart tech acceleration ensures your organization’s growth by focusing on key performance indicator (KPI) improvements rather than quick, reactionary installations.
Don’t Let Dealing With Technology Give You Headaches
Remember these key points about the value of good business IT:
- Good IT brings all the necessary tools to work together. That saves time and effort and increases overall efficiency.
- Streamlined technologies and processes can help you increase productivity by improving both employee and customer experience.
- You can ramp up security by removing obsolete technology that no longer receives crucial security patches.
It’s difficult to walk the path of smart tech acceleration alone. Having an expert MSP by your side takes this pressure off your shoulders. Contact Aptica today for a no-obligation consultation. It starts with a conversation. Call us at 260.243.5100.
Jason Newburg, 260.243.5100, ext 2101, is the founder and owner of Aptica LLC. This IT management and support company has been serving small to medium-sized businesses for 20+ years in the region that includes Angola, South Bend, Fort Wayne, IN, Battle Creek, MI, and Toledo OH.