Concerns over operational expenses, particularly regarding technology, weigh heavily on many business owners. For some, these expenses can spiral out of control, leading to financial problems in vital areas of the organization. Every business needs to ask how it can rectify its IT spending to bring on a culture of overall improvement.

The journey toward a solution commences with a comprehensive network audit and astute future planning. Let’s explore pivotal steps to help businesses better manage their IT expenditures.

Inefficient IT Infrastructures

In the beginning stages of establishing a business, the infrastructure put in place often reflects the organization’s immediate needs without too much consideration for efficiency. Over time, however, many businesses make the mistake of overspending on trying to produce a degree of efficiency. If businesses can optimize their networks and reduce downtime, they will be sure to see increased efficiency throughout their organization.

Unplanned IT Expenses

One of any business’ biggest problems regarding properly budgeting for their technology is needing more support. This results in unexpected and unplanned expenditures. From hardware malfunctions to software licensing fees and cybersecurity breaches, such unforeseen costs can wreak havoc on a business’ bottom line. Taking proactive measures, however, can help reduce the prevalence of these issues, usually minimizing downtime. 

Lack of Strategic Planning

A lack of foresight and strategic direction in integrating new IT solutions is a major cause of technology overspending. Imagine investing substantial time and resources into an initiative only to realize its overall misalignment with business needs. The best way to avoid these cost overruns is to ensure that technology projects are aligned strategically with the company’s mission. Evaluating IT investments for their return on investment potential can yield substantial cost savings.

Mitigating these Challenges with Our Expertise

Partnering with NetMGM offers a lot of value for organizations grappling with IT budgeting challenges. Our seasoned technicians conduct thorough security audits to identify and address shortcomings that can empower businesses to regain control over their IT budgets. To learn more about what our team of knowledgeable consultants can do for you, contact us today at 888-748-2525. 


Three Variables to Address to Fix Your IT Budget

Rafiq Masri

With over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, Rafiq is one of the most accomplished, versatile and certified engineer in the field. He has spent the past 2 ½ decades administering and supporting a wide range of clients and has helped position Network Management, Inc. as a leader in the IT Managed Services space.

Rafiq has built a reputation for designing, building and supporting top notch IT infrastructures to match the business objectives and goals of his clients.

Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and reliability, Rafiq has a very loyal client base with some customer relationships dating back 20+ years.

Rafiq holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and has completed graduate programs in Software Engineering and Business at Harvard and George Mason University. Rafiq is a former founder and CEO of Automation, Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan as well as a valued speaker on entrepreneurship and technology at industry events such as ExpoTech and others.