All businesses need help with their technology, whether they realize it or not. The question is how they receive that support. Some organizations have access to an in-house IT department that can act as an IT resource to on-premise employees, but others might not have employees dedicated to this role.
Businesses generally fall into two categories: they either have an in-house IT department that handles everyday maintenance and support, or they forego important updates and support in favor of saving money in the long term. Unfortunately, “saving money in the long term” doesn’t really equate out to saving anything, as they might experience frequent issues that make it difficult to get work done. Furthermore, the more you ignore important maintenance and upgrades, the more likely you are to experience crippling disasters, like hardware failures, hacking attacks, and software crashes. Some small businesses might not even have the budget required for the minimal IT administration assistance, and it is a dangerous prospect to think they can go without it.
Let’s take a look at the more fortunate scenario, the one that assumes that your business has an IT department on-premises. Any business that has IT resources at the ready know that it’s a great boon to their daily operations, but any administrator or IT worker knows that they have a considerable amount of work to do. When they aren’t answering countless questions asked by a business’ staff, they are working to make operations more efficient and streamlined through the implementation of new solutions.
The same can be said for the opposite scenario. If an organization is so focused on the future and improving operations, they might be willing to suffer from temporary issues, including those experienced by the everyday employee. How can your business ensure that this kind of innovation is still a driving force without forgoing the kind of IT support needed to keep your employees in proper order?
A help desk solution from ActiveCo Technology Management is one way your business can fill the gap left in the absence of qualified IT technicians in the office, but we can also supplement your current IT resources by applying our collective knowledge to their current problems. It’s the perfect way to show your employees that you care about both making progress with innovation and the everyday struggles they face.
To learn more about implementing a help desk solution, reach out to us at (604) 425-3433.