Information Technology/Process Automation
Technology Evaluation - Connected Software and Data
ShapeConnect Inc.
Information Technology/Process Automation
exceptional

Technology and business are evolving faster than ever before.  According to Microsoft, nearly all industries are experiencing micro-revolutions every 12-18 months. Companies today spend over $30 billion on software that is under-utilized or not used at all.

How does our technology evaluation connect your business and improve the bottom line?

Each company has unique needs and our team of Sr. Technology Experts can pinpoint the opportunities for automation, information security, & cost-savings.

We have knowledge of the latest software solutions in the areas of ERP, CRM, A/R & A/P automation, project management, website & e-commerce and more.

Our evaluation includes a comprehensive report of your current technology stack. We'll see how existing tools can be optimized or if new solutions will save money in the long-run and better connect your data.

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Packages

Technology Evaluation (1-50 employees)
$3,250
2 months
delivery time
  • Review technology infrastructure, storage of data, and administration and status of hardware

  • Identify inefficient processes and data siloes to define automation opportunities

  • Assess the your current software stack and look for opportunities to integrate your tools for streamlined information flow

  • Evaluate employee sentiment around current processes and technologies

  • Recommend potential software, cloud services, and process improvements to streamline operations and financial reporting

  • Audit of your IT and security providers to determine you have the right support at the right price

  • Analyze your web presence and client management/marketing infrastructure to accelerate your revenue growth

About ShapeConnect Inc.
Professional Services
exceptional
ShapeConnect matches your company with vetted software tools and expert firms to solve your key challenges. Work with our dedicated business and technology advisors to streamline the selection and implementation of the right solutions for your business.
Company Experts
Yvonne Petterson | Solutions Marketplace | ShapeConnect
Yvonne Petterson
Sr. Solutions Expert
Yvonne has experienced all aspects of business ownership, from start-up to successful exit, having run her own company for 10 years (2007-2017). She is passionate about research and excels at finding unique, realistic solutions to any problem. Before launching her business, she worked for the global market research firm, Euromonitor International.
["Management","Digital Marketing","Operations"]
Mark Kennedy | Solutions Marketplace | ShapeConnect
Mark Kennedy
iCIO & Sr. Software Expert
Mark has led talented teams and served clients by analyzing equipment, budgets, network security audits, automation innovations. He specializes in software implementations and change management, integrating new technologies and processes to streamline operations, consolidate spend, and reduce employee burdens.
["IT","Operations","Data Analytics","Management"]
Brian Zielinski | Solutions Marketplace | ShapeConnect
Brian Zielinski
Co-Founder & President
Brian is an innovative leader with diverse business and military experience. He has served Director of Marketing and CRM Lead for two multi-billion-dollar healthcare companies. In addition to his experience growing large brands, Brian has devoted much of his career to helping small-and-medium sized healthcare practices build individualized strategies to win in their local markets. As a Signal Officer in the US Army, Brian executed missions in Afghanistan and Kuwait that required him to assess new technologies and improve network infrastructure. Through his business and military experience, Brian saw the importance of identifying the right tech & software vendors to improve workforce productivity and drive efficiencies.
["Sales","Digital Marketing"]

Project Phases

Overview

We will learn about your business through short assessments and interviews to evaluate your current workflows and systems.  Our technology experts will then produce a report defining the opportunities to streamline processes with existing or new software. We also define areas where IT spend can be consolidated.

1. Tech & Process Auditing
During phase 1, our technology experts will conduct 1-2 interviews with each team or department leader. We will also initiate a survey to your employees to gain more insights about how they feel about their current workflows. Additionally, we will review your current software and Managed IT contracts to identify cost reduction opportunities.
2. Cost reduction & automation recommendations
In phase 2, our team will present the findings from the review of your IT software and services. In our presentation and report, you will recommendations for: -Cost-savings and automation opportunities -Ways to eliminate siloes and organize your data to increase the value of your business -How current software can be used more effectively or be eliminated in lieu of new solutions that are better integrated for information flow

Scope

Overview

A ShapeConnect CIO leader will provide you with a report that will define what your technology stack should be for your business goals . Your CIO will also manage the essential tasks of aligning your needs with the right technology solutions and working with vendors and your staff to lead the successful role out of new workflows and systems.

What Is Included:
  • Presentation and written report of your technology and process audit

  • An comprehensive evaluation of your technology spend for consolidation and cost-saving opportunities

  • An estimate of what upgraded software solutions would bring to your bottom line

What Is NOT Included:
  • Implementation of recommendations (scope separately priced)

  • Management of your IT services (we can assist you in evaluating IT vendors)

  • Travel costs to your location if an onsite assessment is required to understand your technology infrastructure

Select Package
Technology Evaluation (1-50 employees)
$3,250/project
Timeframe: 2 months
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