6. I.T. Strategies for Hard Times
Difficult economic periods call for hard decisions. It's easy to be tempted to cut back on your IT expenditures but that can be a major mistake.
I.T. is the goose that's been laying the golden egg for businesses -for decades, now. You don't want to starve the goose; you want to tune it up. It's crystal-clear that computing has enabled businesses to reduce costs, and increase productivity.
Custom-written software is one of the major ways that businesses gain advantages in savings, profits and productivity. The reason is pretty simple: No two businesses, even in the same industry, do things the same way. Mass-produced software, even for a specific industry, seldom addresses every requirement of a given business.
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