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Managed Computer Consulting Glossary

Technology Consulting (Glossary Definition)

Posted by SP Home Run Inc. Marketing Team

Aug 15, 2012 12:46:00 PM

Technology Consulting Glossary DefinitionTechnology consulting has become an important business as companies’ IT needs grow more complex, and it gets increasingly difficult for companies to solve all of their IT related problems without getting outside help. (Editor’s Note: Inc. Magazine even recently ranked IT consulting as one of the 11 best businesses to start up.)

Needs Assessment

Companies know what they want to achieve, but they don’t always know what they need to reach their goals.

A technology consulting firm can determine what skills and equipment its clients already have in place, and then come up with a plan for fixing any shortcomings.

Turnkey Solutions

Some problems are just too complicated or too unique to be solved with off-the-shelf software or hardware.

Fortunately, there are many technology consulting firms that specialize in creating turnkey solutions for their clients, either by bundling existing products or creating a new product from scratch.

Business Decisions

In the end, it’s all about the bottom line. A high-end technology consulting firm will be able to justify its recommendations by explaining the expected return on investment (ROI), so that you can make the best possible business decision.

How has your company made use of technology consulting services? Tell us about it in the comments section below.

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