Whether the economy is up, down, or somewhere in between, companies are always looking for smart ways to lower costs. That's why our IT consultants head into annual budget review meetings with our clients prepared to answer questions about where they may be able to save.
When you're talking about saving on your IT systems, you have two very distinct areas to consider: short-term expenditures and long-term costs.
Unfortunately, this creates a tricky balance — cutting immediate out-of-pocket costs too drastically often results in costly losses of productivity down the line, and saving in the long run often demands higher up-front investments.
Let's explore three hypothetical scenarios to dig more deeply into the distinction. Read more here...