Here, from LocalTechWire are some steps to help you optimize the results of your planning for technology implementations. Some of the highlights:
- Create a vision that considers both the short- and long-term implications, defines success criteria, and identifies risks.
Have an independent technology consultant perform a technology assessment. Evaluate several approaches and solutions.
Focus on total cost of ownership, not just the initial cost. Consider operational and productivity benefits as well on-going support costs in order to determine your best option.