Why Computer Age Systems?
We offer a wide range of Business Advisory services to assist clients with building and maintaining their competitive edge, including how to harness IT effectively to improve their bottom line. We focus on working closely with clients to understand what their business challenges really are. Our experience and understanding of technology solutions provides us with the knowledge needed to compare your systems against best practice and industry trends, and develop a plan to implement and prioritise initiatives. We don’t just specialise in Small to Medium Size Business, we look after home users, and now one and 2 people business.
IT Assessment and Planning
Our team can help you achieve your business objectives through a comprehensive analysis of your organisation from a technology perspective. Once we understand your current and future business needs and goals, we can develop a strategic technology plan to achieve them that aligns with your budget.
A well-designed technology plan can help your organisation achieve its mission. Our effective, systematic approach will help you envision your technology goals, determine your current technology reality, create your technology plan, prioritise and implement change. This in turn will help reduce your organisation’s technology costs, while improving efficiency.
We will develop a complete understanding of the technology needs required to meet your organisation’s technology goals through completion of your technology inventory, including all hardware and software currently in use throughout your organisation.
We will utilise the information gathered during the envisioning and assessment process to design a technology plan that will take your organisation from its current operating reality to your technology goals. Your technology plan will address the following areas:
- Identify Immediate (Critical) Needs
- Review Hardware Fault-Tolerance Strategy (Servers and Mission-Critical Workstations and Devices)
- Review Data Fault-Tolerance Strategy (Backup, Anti-Virus/Anti-Spam, Anti-Spyware, Critical Updates, Power Conditioning)
- Recommend Efficiency Improvements/Cost-Reducing Strategies
- Prepare End-Of-Life Equipment Upgrade/Replacement Plan
- Implement a Scheduled Maintenance Program
- Develop a Disaster Recovery Plan
- Prioritise Technology Improvements in Phases
- Evaluate and Revise you IT technology
IT Health Check & System
Does your business need an Information Technology Health Check?
Investment in Information Technology, if harnessed effectively, presents businesses with the opportunity to enhance profitability. An increasing dependence on IT comes with the increased risks that need to be managed.
While many risks associated with a breakdown in IT are of an operational nature, the outcomes from financial and business risks are too large to ignore. Often, many risks can be significantly reduced with minimal capital outlay such as implementing a simple change in procedure.
A carefully planned IT Health Check will determine the current status of your IT systems and infrastructure, identify opportunities for increased efficiencies and helps diagnose risk areas before they impact on profit. Our clients have benefited from these checks that highlight:
• IT Strategy alignment with Business Plans
• Comparing IT spend against Industry benchmarks
• Cost Savings
• System Effectiveness and Efficiency
• Disaster Recovery
• Risk Management
• Policies and Procedures