1. What are your current and future aims for your business? Deciding on the path that your business will take will help you know what IT services you will need. This way there will be a link between the design of your business and the technology you have. If you don’t have goals in your business, it will be hard to plan what future IT services you will need.
2. What are the possibilities of where your business will go? Although you will have a plan for your business, you will need to be aware of the possibilities of where this plan might lead you. You will need to know which areas are important to your business so you can identify which areas need to be upgraded. You need to make sure that your technology will keep up with the potential growth of your business.
3. All of your employees and investors need to know what your IT strategy is. You won’t want to leave anyone out of the loop and everyone should be working together to implement any strategy you have. A step based guide can be helpful to keep everyone on the same page.
4. Do an analysis of the impact of your new IP strategy. It is important that you plan for the impact your new plan will have on your business. As the plan is implemented you should keep track whether the results are in line with your proposed plan. You should keep track of what areas of your new plan are working well and what areas are under-performing.
Hopefully your new IT plan will help you grow your business further.