Spring has fully matured, with summer fast approaching it is time to take a good hard look at your organizations’ current information technology state. While it seems like it could be a daunting and never ending task, it is beneficial for organizations to devote time to reorganize and freshen up space both in office and in technology.
Here are a few tips on how to organize your technology before summer hits:
Out with your old tech
As your cluttered and hazardous closet full of old technology continues to grow, it may be time to consider disposing of your organizations old technology. It’s important to dispose of technology the right way, consider reading our blog on how to recycle old tech.
Build an inventory list of all your organizations software assets, then take a hard look at your software list and use it to discover unused assets. Unused software may take up a lot of storage space and slow down operations. It would be a good idea to uninstall old software to make room for applications your organization does use and to speed up business operations.
Clean up business data
Organizations rely on data every day in some way, shape, or form. Whether it is customer contact information or details regarding invoicing, companies use data for EVERYTHING. A data cleanse is crucial for businesses, it makes for correctness and consistency.
IT departments will appreciate a data cleanse, tidying up data can be helpful in many ways. Clean data allows for more strategic decision making, better timing, and improved relationships.
Set up a system for organization
When your company decides to clean up its technology, they should take the time to set up a system to ensure technology is organized going forward. Every new addition to your technology infrastructure should be properly placed in your framework and categorized.
Rather than dig through your technology framework trying to find certain information, having your technology organized can ensure ease of use for employees, better decision making, and happy clients.
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