The New Year is arguably an arbitrary dividing point for making personal resolutions, but for a business whose financial year ends and begins at this point, there’s a strong rationale for setting goals and implementing positive changes. Accurate year-over-year business performance comparison is then possible, giving an apples-to-apples look at whether the changes you made for 2020 worked for you.
When your team is operating like a finely tuned machine, with little intervention on your part, you’re positioned for growth. Your leadership team — from the CEO down to the senior techs — have more time to focus on growth activities when the rest of the team is running itself. But it’s easier to say than to do, so let’s go over a few pointers on how to get your team to a point where they self-serve.
Consistent naming conventions are crucial to getting the most out of your documentation. With strong naming conventions, you’ll be able to find documents efficiently, avoid creating duplicate documents, and easily understand the contents of a document without having to click into it. Remember, naming conventions are all about utility; once the system is learned, anybody should be able to interpret the document name accurately.
January brings with it new hope and new energy, but before you chart a course for the year, it’s always good to see which way the winds are blowing. In 2019, the MSP business had another strong year, vendor consolidation continued apace, and the most organized, mature MSPs got stronger. So, what’s in store for the MSP space in 2020?