Knowing the right thing to do when it comes to IT is a hard concept to wrap your head around. Often, business owners do not understand the IT language and implementing best practices can be difficult. For example, a study from IBM shows that 60% of companies migrate data quarterly which is a common IT practice. However, in the exact same study, those companies complained that they often experience problems with this procedure which can cost them time, money, and important data. While performing IT Best Practices yourself may seem like a good idea, the experience of a malfunction can be devastating. The following questions can evaluate your company’s current IT Best Practices and help decide whether an IT professional is needed.
- What are your standards?
- What is being inspected and how frequently?
- What is considered healthy for your technology?
- Why is this IT standard set for the company?
- What are the risks to the company if the standards are not met?