Why You Need IT Leadership to Move Your Company Forward
Discover what IT leadership skills can do for your business and get to know a potential IT partner that can offer the skills you need to boost business growth.
Just about any IT MSP can monitor your network, provide cybersecurity software, and help you move documents to the cloud. However, only a top-tier IT managed service provider can offer your business the IT leadership you need to grow your company. Following is a look at what IT leadership is and how it can dramatically improve your company’s IT department.
What Does IT Leadership Look Like?
IT leadership skills include:
- Communication skills
- Teamworking skills
- Initiative and problem-solving skills
- The ability to make the right decisions at the right time
- A vision and passion for enabling a company to meet its goals
Naturally, these are highly sought-after skills in just about any company. However, many business owners don’t realize that IT technicians need these all-important leadership skills more than just about anyone else. Experts note that IT technology now plays an essential role in all business growth and that this typically means that IT professionals are tasked with leading roles in a company. For instance, a company that needs to reduce expenses will turn to IT technicians, asking them to find ways to leverage modern technology to increase workplace efficiency. Is a new sales approach needed to reach a particular target demographic? IT technicians will need to be involved in the process of analyzing data, creating and implementing marketing plans, and improving customer service.
In short, IT technicians can no longer just sit at a desk and monitor IT hardware and software. They now have to collaborate with workers in other departments to move the company forward. In some instances, they will be tasked with leading these workers in creating, implementing and then monitoring new programs that businesses need to save time and/or money, increase revenue, boost cybersecurity, create a disaster recovery plan, improve customer service, and more. IT technicians may have to make decisions that could impact the entire business and, in some cases, these decisions will have to be made on the go. IT staff members may also be called on to create solutions that involve not only the use of IT technology but also the collaboration with colleagues outside the IT department.
Introducing 360 Smart Networks
Are you looking for the best IT hardware, software, and services, in conjunction with experienced IT leadership in your industry? If so, 360 Smart Networks may be an ideal fit for your company.
360 Smart Networks is a leading IT managed service provider that offers services in Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina. We specialize in working with architectural firms, engineering firms, construction companies, and industrial firms, providing a wide range of services that enable your company to:
- Optimize your IT technology to boost growth and profits
- Streamline your IT system to create an ideal workplace environment that meets your current and future needs
- Provide access to vendors with the exact IT tools you need for your particular industry
- Create, maintain and monitor a cybersecurity set-up that prevents hacks, ransomware attacks, breaches, etc.
- Remain compliant with industry-specific regulations such as FINRA, SEC, PCI, FDIC, and HIPAA.
Our technicians exercise IT leadership skills day in and day out, helping companies create integrated, customized IT solutions that enable a business to stay a step ahead of the competition. We understand that IT plays a major role in every aspect of your company and so take the time to get to know your business and its needs before making IT-related recommendations. Our services are fully customizable, making it easy for you to get the help you need, when you need it, without having to pay for tools and services your company won’t use. Get in touch with us at your convenience to learn more or to make an appointment with one of our IT experts.