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Technology auditing is a tried and real activity. Growing demands for technological advancements along with the increasing number of applications have changed the infrastructure components and management efforts. Managing the technological landscape and auditing them for compliance has become an uphill task. A company in most cases has the choice between manually auditing infrastructure servers, end-user computers and purchasing automated audit compliance solutions to reduce the time.

Almost all organisations rely on data, be it in the form of files or databases. The most challenging aspect of managing data for any organisation is high availability and disaster recovery. For most companies, downtime is more than just an inconvenience. Indeed, when a business’s applications aren’t available, there is an immediate loss of productivity which can impact the company's bottom line. In addition to the monetary loss, when applications and services are unavailable, there is the possibility of loss of customer confidence and company reputation.

Successful IT Integration for Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions(M&As) are complex. Selecting the right target, completing due diligence and negotiating the transition and transaction are all-consuming efforts. First, IT departments are tasked with ensuring business-as-usual operations during the integration process. Consequently, post-acquisition, they cannot function effectively until the IT of the acquired business unit is integrated into the acquirer’s IT infrastructure. A recent McKinsey report states that 45-60% of the expected benefits from M&As are directly dependent on post-acquisition IT integration.

Reengineering and modernizing a business critical Legacy System

Legacy technologies were popular once and may occasionally still help a company to ‘do its job’. But they are not easy to maintain and predominantly predate the people who manage and use it. One such challenge was faced by a billion-dollar business in the US. An accounting and operation application of a petrochemical marketing company was frequently throwing an untraceable error and the system required rebooting for any further use. 15% of the employees’ time was spent in reconciling data after system failure.

A 360° SharePoint customised solution

Backup does not indicate archiving. Taking copy of SharePoint contents and storing it is called backup, on the other hand, archiving improves SharePoint performance by moving dated documents from the database to another less expensive destination and frees up space by leaving a link with minimal footprint.

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In today’s marketplace, insurers are relying on an ever-increasing number of third parties for essential business functions. Businesses spend a large amount of time contacting vendors to invite quotations, and then following up to learn about the progress.  A well-designed vendor management tool can handle and manage any opportunity and multiple vendors from a single location while also handling core business operations. Every new agency or supplier relationship requires nurturing to ensure there is maximum ROI.