Denver IT & Technology Consulting
Navigating the confusing and costly terrain of technology can be a huge challenge for even the most seasoned companies. The decisions made regarding technology can make your company more profitable and stable. On the other hand, if the wrong decisions are made your technology systems can cost you exponential amounts of money and threaten the stability of your company. The Slate Technology Group offers sound and unbiased technology consulting services that not only advance your technology systems but your business as a whole.
IT Strategy Consulting
Truly maximizing technology so that it can be used to meet business objectives is about so much more than just buying computers. In order for your company to fully capitalize on the business benefits of technology it is extremely important to properly plan, assist and refactor IT. Slate’s technology consultants are uniquely suited to provide the highest level of technology consulting and strategic planning for your organization with our extensive experience in all areas of technology and business.
Business Continuity Technology Consulting
Technology downtime is extremely costly and dangerous to any business. It is incredibly important to take the proper actions to circumvent technology failure and properly plan for the rare occasion that it does happen. Slate will work closely with your technology team to expose internal and external vulnerabilities of your technology systems, then develop a comprehensive plan that addresses vulnerabilities and offers direct result driven recommendations. Slate will also outline a detailed plan of action related to recovering from a technology failure with the sole purpose of minimizing downtime and assuring no data is lost.
IT Infrastructure Consulting
Slate consultants have many years of experience working with IT infrastructures from small to enterprise networks, Slate understands IT infrastructure. Slate uses proven techniques, immense knowledge and years of experience to identify weaknesses in each IT infrastructure and make the appropriate recommendations to remedy these weaknesses. Slate consultants will work closely with your staff to make sure all recommendations are within your budget and married to your short and long-term business objectives.
IT Staffing Technology Consulting
Your technology systems are only as good as the people who support them. Internal IT staff must possess the highest level of technology knowledge and equally impressive soft skills. These necessities present many challenges for companies due to the complexities of technology. Slate can help. Whether your a non-technical individual managing technical people or an IT manager that needs help, Slate can assist in your staffing needs. Our consultants dive deep into your business to understand the exact requirements and expectations of your IT staff and prepare a detailed outline of where you can make staffing changes. We do all of this in the most professional way possible while keeping budget concerns in mind. Our ultimate goal is always to make your technology staff operate with the highest efficiency and performance as possible.
Application, Work-flow and Process Technology Consulting
Many businesses suffer using the wrong software or not utilizing the correct software to it’s fullest potential. At Slate we understand that the right software, used in the right way will drastically change internal operating and work-flow procedures. Figuring out exactly what software should be used, how it should be used, and how it integrates with your work-flow procedures is key. Slate consultants immerse themselves into your operating and work-flow procedures so that they can truly understand your business. Not until they fully understand your company can they present you with a detailed outline of where changes can be made to increase employee productivity, speed up deliverables and increase your overall operational performance.
Data is a profoundly important part of all businesses. Unfortunately many companies have low quality data due to running multiple business applications that each maintain separate data. This leads to duplicate information and slow access to the data needed to operate your business. At Slate we know firsthand that fully integrated business applications that share data back and forth leads to less errors, increased employee utilization, and ultimately better business decisions based on accurate data. A Slate consultant can work directly with your key employees to truly understand your application and data architecture, then outlining a plan to move your company to a fully data integrated organization.
Vendor Review and Auditing
From phone and internet vendors to outsourced IT companies, many companies have large monthly recurring expenses related to technology vendors. We are sure at times you ask yourself where does all this money go and are we really getting what we pay for from our IT vendors. Fortunately Slate can help. Our highly experienced consultants will work with you to assess vendor contracts, bills and overall performance. The Slate consultant will then not only make recommendations of where changes should be made but he or she will also outline how to make those changes.