The 4 technology moves to consider during this crisis

The 4 technology moves to consider during this crisis

img-blog-image-tech-transform

Regardless of how this current crisis unfolds and what the real recovery curve looks like, one thing is certain: small to medium-sized businesses must make some big moves if they want a better -- or any -- future!

The 4 technology moves to consider

  1. Embracing a digital transformation

    Before this Coronavirus pandemic hit, digital was on the agenda; now it is the agenda! Many manufacturers have digital initiatives underway, but now is the time to move from testing the waters to real business impacts.

  2. Addressing the digital customer's needs

    Customer needs and demands changed overnight when COVID hit. Companies helping customers endure this storm by extending credit terms, providing home delivery, and offering virtual connections create meaningful value and shape customers' perception of their company.

    The new digital customer is now more connected to technology than ever before. With millions of employees, including management, working from home, businesses must adapt to this new online way of connecting. And the demand from customers regarding their digital experience will only grow stronger.

  3. Added security

    The COVID-19 crisis has placed the world in chaos, and cyber-criminals are exploiting this opportunity. Malware, phishing attacks, and scams have increased 5-fold since the outbreak started. You must have a fully-layered cybersecurity solution to protect your company!

  4. Leveraging technology to attract and retain top talent

    Creating a digital culture is the best way to attract and retain top talent. That digital culture begins with your leadership embracing technology and the digital transformation SMB organizations. With so many people laid off because of the crisis, there is a big opportunity happening to attract top talent, but it requires you to embrace technology to attract this workforce!

  5. Embracing a digital transformation

    Before this Coronavirus pandemic hit, digital was on the agenda; now it is the agenda! Many manufacturers have digital initiatives underway, but now is the time to move from testing the waters to real business impacts.

Have you worked with your IT support company to create a digital transformation roadmap?

Was your company prepared for this crisis from a technology standpoint? Did your IT support
company have a contingency plan and road map laid out for you? Or are they more of a break/fix company that services you only when you need it?

There is a new normal for small businesses right now, and embracing and leveraging technology is the only way to survive and stay relevant. And it all begins with partnering with a company that will guide you through it.