Questions Every Business Owner Should Ask Themselves
Click the 10 Questions Fact Sheet link
to see the PDF with discussion about these 10 important questions:
Is technology important to your business?
Are you taking advantage of all the advances in technology that improve
your productivity and save you money?
Is management of technology a burden to your management team?
Do you have a technology plan that ensures your current environment
is stable, reliable and provides for your future growth?
Do your current technical suppliers understand your business and your
Are you getting the most from your current IT investment?
Do you want to save money as your business grows?
Are your technical vendors delivering all the features and services
you have contracted for?
Do you have a technology expert on your management team?
How secure are your networks and systems?
There are no concrete answers to any of these questions.
Each business is unique and the answers vary by your situation, culture
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Order & Inventory Manager
Have difficulty managing orders from your E-Commerce business? We can help!
1st Source IT has developed an order management tool that will enable you to easily
manage your orders, inventory, shipping, customers and more.
It was designed to be simple to use and integrates with most popular Stores or Carts.
If we don't currently support your store/cart, please let us know your needs and we'll be happy
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Have difficulty managing the configuration of distributed web applications? We can help!
1st Source IT has developed a configuration management tool that will enable you to define
configuration options for your software distributions.
Essentially it is a heirarchial tool where configuration information
is defined for 5 levels of distribution. Each level inherits the values from it's parent and enables custom configuration of
values to meet your product's Enterprise, Company, Site or User level configuration needs.
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Does your IT environment need expansion?
We can help! 1st Source IT has seasoned project managers that can handle
all aspects of your infrastructure build-out project. Whether it is planning,
resource acquisition, project tracking, vendor negotiation or equipment selection,
our professionals will ensure that you know what your costs will be and when
the job will be done.
1st Source IT has over 15 years of technical project management experience.
We can help you identify your requirements, plan and implement the entire
project, or simply ensure that what you’ve planned happens on time
and on budget. Let us help you so you can focus on growing your business.
Do you manage multiple vendors to meet your
We can help! We can assess your current vendors to ensure
you're getting the best bang for your buck. We can help you determine if
consolidating the number of vendors would be an advantage for you. We can
also help negotiate those painful support and maintenance agreements and
1st Source IT has 15 years experience working with multiple
technology vendors. Whether you are large or small, your vendors help you
be effective. Together, we can help ensure that they are working for you!
Our goal is to simplify your life relative to technology.
Interacting with technology partners and vendors is what we do. It is one
of our core competencies. If you would rather focus on the needs and growth
of your business, let us take the technology burden off your back! We want
to help you use technology wisely.
Your employees are your most valuable assets.
If Information Technology (IT) is
not their primary job or if IT has gotten out of control, 1st Source IT
can help. We offer on-site or remote management of your servers, desktops,
laptops and network.
We stabilize your existing systems and make the environment
supportable. We work with you to manage and administer your environment
to meet your business needs.
Also, ask us about a remote supportability plan that will save you time
and money. Keep your employees focused on what you hired them for. Let us
take the technology burden off your back!
Is your company burdened by the application
or maintenance of technology in your business?
If so, we can help! Our CIO-2-Go program enables you
to have on-going, senior management participation in your management team
in a fully engaged manner.
We work with your team to help stabilize your current environment and then
develop the strategic and tactical plans necessary to meet your future needs.
Our motto is “Helping business use technology wisely”. Let us
work for you!
1st Source IT offers IT Consulting services to help businesses use technology wisely.
Unlike other consulting firms,
we specialize in fully engaged participation in your management team.
Our goal is to help you determine the appropriate technology that is suited to your business, your processes and your
unique business culture.
Technology is intended to solve business
problems, not dominate your work life. We can solve your
technical problems so you can focus on your business. 1st
Source IT provides a variety of services to help businesses
use technology wisely. This enables you to focus on your
core competencies: developing and managing your business.
We can help you manage all aspects of technology
within your business. Whether it be consulting services, training,
vendor management, on-site
IT support, procurement or project
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