Regardless if your IT department is in-house or outsourced, technology is a vital part of any modern day business. If your website, computer network or apps go awry, your business will instantly come to a standstill. It’s no wonder that in a recent survey involving 1,121 IT pros across various sectors, it was reported that the average IT budget was $253,389. The average IT spending per employee ranged from $2,770 for small businesses with 19 or fewer employees to $698 for large companies with over 500 employees (average $1,526). As a business owner or manager, you know what a big investment good tech support is, but are there ways to decrease this large expense?
We are now in the midst of the mobile generation, with millennials taking the lead, and mobile apps can improve efficiency, speed up workflow, and boost profits by reducing costs. But sometimes it is not easy to convince a CIO that mobile apps are a necessary tool to achieve those goals. Here are a few approaches you can take.