IT CONSULTING

High level support for technology decision makers. Our consultants can provide strategic IT plans and business direction, as you need it. We have the experience to help create annual IT budgets, forecast 5 year expenditures, facilitate technology changes, and even analyze and rework business processes. Technology should make your life easier, let us show you how Calgary IT consulting can help.

FEATURES
  • Business Process Analysis
  • IT Strategic Planning
  • 3rd Party Vendor Management
  • Industry Specific Solutions
  • Policy and Procedure Development

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OVERVIEW

Depending on where you are in the evolution of your business, you may find the need for Calgary IT consulting to help your business reach the next level. With the addition of people, locations, and markets, the technology you use should match the needs of your business. This isn’t easy, and may require someone who has the experience to help you through the process. YellowWood technology consultants are prepared to handle your current situation, and provide you with the insight and support needed.

You will get the most out of your technology as you understand your business needs. 

The approach to designing a technology plan for your business starts with a clear knowledge of your present needs and the vision your business goals and direction. The main purpose that is driving your business decisions is closely connected to the technology you use. Regardless, if you are moving offices, expanding into new markets, or opening your first shop, you must ensure the technology meets your business needs and will realize the future that you are trying to achieve.

Know your limits and your strengths. 

Because your business will thrive as you work on your business, it would make sense to let the experts do what they do best. Hiring a consultant can give you the reassurance that things will be done right the first time, or at least it should. Take the time to understand exactly what you want from your consultant, set clear expectations and demand accountability.

Trusted advice and proven results. 

A good consultant will have evidence of their work to assist you with your project. You should feel comfortable in their level of expertise and honesty before you move ahead. The process of discovery, planning, and execution of the plan, should be smooth and give you the results needed.

IT Consulting Services

IT Strategic Planning

An IT strategic plan helps to set realistic priorities for your business, so you can properly determine when to invest and what to invest in. The biggest cost in technology is not in the solutions, it is in choosing the wrong solution. Determining your business goals, will help in the formation of your plan and is essential before any discussion of technology begins.

 

Our consultants can help plan IT budgets, analyze and rework business processes, and facilitate technology changes. They can help coordinate the maintenance of IT infrastructure, but can also provide more-forward looking insight into business processes and solutions.

  • Key Features of IT Strategic Planning
  • IT Priorities matched with Business Needs
  • Review of current and newer Industry Technologies
  • Review of Best Practices and Internal Workflow

Close interaction with Management Team

Short list key IT Business Partners

Detailed Action Plan and Scope

Project Management

At YellowWood IT, we use the Natural Planning Method, as described by David Allen in his book, “Getting Things Done”, to manage projects.  This has proven of great value to our clients, as it simplifies the process, and ensures that the right questions are asked, and the main objectives are achieved.  The Natural Planning Method consists of defining purpose and principles, envisioning the successful outcome, brainstorming ideas, organizing all the ideas, and with prioritizing next action.

 

We have helped many businesses achieve great results, and maintained accountability to the project scope, budget, and timelines. We can manage new network implementations, office moves, cloud migrations, server upgrades, pretty much anything you can think of.

  • Key Features of Project Management

Dedicated Project Manager

Available Senior Network Technicians

Preferred Vendors and Partners

Procurement Services

Project Tools and Resources

Office Moves

Every office move is different with its own set of challenges. You never can tell, which vendor will be delayed, or if product will arrive on time; there are a myriad of conditions to consider. This is why preparation and planning is so important.

 

Our consultants understand the expected pitfalls, and plan accordingly. We know the techniques that will allow you to keep technology and business operations running during and after the move, and stay a step ahead with anticipated problems. Trust the company that can give you the support and service you need with your next office move.

  • Key Features of Office Moves

Onsite Technology Assessment

Vendor Management

Assist with Site Plans and Documentation

Transfer of Key Services

Integration of New Technologies and Upgrades

Disaster Recovery Plans

A Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) is a document that outlines the steps and procedures required to mitigate down time in the event of a disaster scenario. The objective is to help identify, assess, implement, resolve and return to normal business operation quickly while keeping people, data, and intellectual property safe and secure.

Key Features of Disaster Recovery Planning

Hardware and Software Inventory

Documentation of key technology processes

Identification of key business operations

Prioritization of technology dependencies

Development of preventative measures

Creation of risk mitigation procedures

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