IT can be a significant cost area for a growing professional services organization (PSO). A recent research survey by IDG indicates the average 100 person services organization can spend upward of $1.5 million on IT services, technologies and staffing. But just as IT can be a big cost center, it can also lead the way in efficiency improvements. In this article entitled “Reducing IT Spend Per Employee In Professional Services Organizations” author Howard Baldwin for Business2Community outlines how technology investments in Cloud applications, mobile technologies, and Big Data can optimize and streamline PSO business processes, allowing global teams to operate faster, better, and smarter.
IT and the PSO – Cost Center or Source of Efficiency?
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