Yes, small business owners do need a business analyst. Small business owners get caught up with the bottom line and overlook a key element in their success.
Statistics and white papers are available that will attribute failed project implementation, unexpected increase in cost of development and implementation to lack of proper analysis and documentation.
Every business idea regardless of it's size needs to be carefully analyzed and thought through. Proper documentation and detailed drill down analysis are critical to the successful implementation of a solution that meets the business needs.
We understand small business owners wear many hats and may not have time to learn and think strategically about technology. They have an idea how they want the technology to work but don’t understand how to make that happen. This is where our experience can help.
Gone are the days when businesses had to make huge capital investments and time towards setting up the technology infrastructure to jump start the business. With the latest cloud based technology you need zero capital investment and literally minutes to get setup.
In most cases once the requirement is clear and the plan is laid out the infrastructure will be functional in a day for a small business. The time saved can be better spent towards training and focusing on business functions.
We have all been frustrated when good documentation is lacking for any business, we can't seem to find plans, requirements, specifications or instructions when we really need them. Good technical documentation is needed to communicate when solutions need to be built, when staff is needed to run business functions and when there is a need to troubleshoot problems.
We understand that as a Business owner you may be purely focusing on business functions and might not have the necessary skills or time to prepare the necessary documents. Our experts will work with you to create these documents to assist in your business running more effectively.
Solution Architecture & Design
Today's Information Technology world changes rapidly, technology is ubiquitous and systems are increasingly complex. Making the right technology decisions for your business today and for the future can make the difference between success and being unsuccessful.
Looking at the big picture surrounding your business needs today and two years from now is paramount. The key is identifying the appropriate technology, platform and architecture that meet your needs before getting into the solution development phase.