Do you think each new version is merely a marketing ploy? Does it fill the vulnerability in previous models?
You may know that Warren Buffet, one of Apple’s investors, is using an old Samsung phone. why?
Do you require iPhone 14 to be just up to date in the technology world?
do you feel that nowadays kids know more about technology than we do?
We are trapped between the words of our generation. Cyber security threats, non-digitalized businesses, and a consumer frenzy.
Do you know why Apple always releases a new version of IOS? Or changing the version shortly after launching it? Do we know why we have to update our versions, aside from the rumors we constantly hear?
What about Microsoft Office? Isn’t their Windows operating system being updated? Have you checked Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 11? They are all updated operating system versions.
Now, the question is, why are they constantly releasing new versions? And, aside from the new features, they may bring to the system, why do we need to install them?
Too often, businesses jump from one system or application to another without realizing the full potential of their technology. Without a defined strategy, they make poor purchasing decisions, use ineffective tools, and are frequently frustrated. Businesses that excel develop technology strategies to gain a competitive advantage through cost savings, process improvements, faster time to market, and higher quality and service levels. These companies frequently exceed the expectations of their customers, business partners, and employees.
Creating a Technology Strategy.
The most astute businesses adopt a process for assessing their technology goals and requirements before implementation. The first step is to conduct an IT/network audit to document the existing technologies and how they align with your goals. You’ll want to assess the strengths and weaknesses of your current systems, as well as their relative importance to your business goals.
The audit should include the following components:
- Your company’s business requirements, along with the technology hardware, software, and services solutions that address them.
- A timeline for investment and deployment, demonstrating how the timeline corresponds to the priorities in the overall business plan.
- A robust network architecture design should include a network map of where your company is technically today—and how you intend to build your network evolutionarily.
- Metrics and methods for measuring the success of IT investments
- Technology is critical to your business, but that doesn’t mean you have to always have the most up-to-date equipment or software.