Selling professional services is tricky business. There is nothing tangible in the conversation. No product to pick up, turn over, and closely examine for quality and functionality. What clients are buying is you and your expertise.
Five crucial questions to ask and answer as you prepare your industrial environments to take full advantage of today’s rapidly expanding wireless communications opportunities.
Today’s CIO or IT manager is faced with providing a secure wireless network that will support all the different mobility requirements in the healthcare industry. This is not easy because the healthcare WLAN ecosystem is the most complex of any vertical market space. In the healthcare area this includes data, voice and video, and now, WLAN-enabled medical devices of all kinds.
Retail has long faced the challenge of keeping pace with technology solutions that have become mainstream for consumers and other industries. Some may point toward the complexity of store-wide systems, while others identify organization and budget constraints. However, now more than ever, advanced technology has become business critical for retailers as they aim to deliver great customer experiences, optimize workforces and coordinate supply chains.
“Big Data” has become a buzzword in the business world, but many retailers and restaurateurs don’t know how it impacts their business. Although most of the attention surrounding big data has been focused on large corporations, this same concept can help small to mid-sized businesses as well. Data such as sales trends, employee performance, inventory levels and customer behavior can empower small businesses to improve their operations and boost their bottom line.
Casey Lozano spent years honing his POS expertise as a senior installer of Micros systems in Arizona working for a regional dealer. In 2014, Lozano embarked on his own, and was intent on starting a business focused on what he had been doing — installing POS systems. It was during a conversation with a Harbortouch representative that Lozano was presented with a more attractive, life-changing offer.
IT solutions providers interested in adopting managed services should not fall prey to common myths about the transition.