Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019
Before you take on a new employee, you interview them to find out about their experience and motivations. Employing a Technology Support Partner is no different – you need to find out about their business principles, working practices and other commitments before you make a decision to work with them. To do this, we recommend asking a series of questions which allow them to share openly and honestly with you. Questions that elucidate, for example, about their specific industry experience and how they explain technology requirements to you, Let’s face it, for most of us, tech talk is a foreign language which needs to be translated into plain English – it’s imperative that you start these productive conversations before you make any commitments.
As well as being sensible, it’s important to remember that any Technology Support Partner will have access to all of your internal systems and data and, as well as the trust issues, they will play an integral role in your future business success.
To help SMEs have these very important conversations, we have compiled 10 top tips: questions that will help you ascertain if your prospective tech partner is the right fit for your business. Read our full blog here and get talking. Employ the wrong partner and it could cost you dearly. Get it right and it will propel your business forward.