How Technology Enables Small to Medium Business - An Overview for Business Execs

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Technology is Now Enabling and Driving Successful Small to Midsized Businesses. Let Us Explain How via a 30 Minute Educational Webinar, for Non-Technical Business Executives

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How Technology Enables Small to Medium Business - An Overview for Business Execs

  1. 1. 2014 Educational Webinars How Technology is Enabling and Accelerating Small to Midsized Businesses (SMBs) February 2014 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 1
  2. 2. Introductions - Speakers Dave Moorman Subject Matter Expert 20 Years SMB Technology Implementation President of Dynasis Andy McCartney Technology Marketer and Researcher 25 Years Business/Technology Consulting CEO of TechMarketer 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 2
  3. 3. Introductions – Webinar Series Objective: Provide business executives of SMBs with essential knowledge about how the latest technologies are empowering organizations. Format: 30 minute webinar. Recording will also be available on the Dynasis website. 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 3
  4. 4. Today’s Webinar – 30 Minutes Introductions 1. Today’s Business Landscape 2. What Keeps SMB Executives Up At Night 3. 50,000ft: Building Blocks of a Successful SMB 4. The Attainable Benefits of Appropriate Technology 5. Proactive vs Reactive Technology Investment 6. The Three Technology Drivers You Must Manage Q&A 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 4
  5. 5. 1. Today’s Business Landscape #1 Skills Security 5 Years 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 5
  6. 6. 1. Today’s Business Landscape #2 Modernize Decline 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 6
  7. 7. 1. Today’s Business Landscape You MUST Understand and Manage the Variables Start with Our Webinar! 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 7
  8. 8. 2. What Keeps Execs Up At Night A Few Data Points: Source: 2013 Vistage CEO Confidence Report See full report at http://ccitool.vistage.com/content/vistage-ceo-confidence-index.pdf 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 8
  9. 9. 2. What Keeps Execs Up At Night Trends and Next Steps: See full report at http://ccitool.vistage.com/content/vistage-ceo-confidence-index.pdf 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 9
  10. 10. 3. Building Blocks of a Modern SMB All Businesses Are Essentially Made Up Of: 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 10
  11. 11. 3. Building Blocks of a Modern SMB Organizational Pyramid Execs & Mgmt Sales, Marketing, Finance, Customer Service, HR, Ops EXECUTION BUSINESS GOALS Business Functions CRM, Website, Support, Accounts System, Business Intelligence, Sales Automation Business Apps & Processes Servers, Network, Voice/Email Systems, Security, Backup/Recovery, Desktop/Devices, Virtuali zation, Printers, Anti-Virus, Firewall, Cloud Systems Technology Infrastructure 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 11
  12. 12. 4. Attainable Benefits of Technology        THEN – Low Priority 2014 Educational Webinar Series Productivity Cost/Overhead Growth Risk of Loss Flexibility Brand Employees NOW Integral Dynasis.com | 12
  13. 13. 5. Proactive vs Reactive Investment  REACTIVE Investment  Wait for a server or laptop crash  Wait for a breach, or virus attack  Painful tech support effort, unhappy employees  Frustrated customers  Sporadic capital expense 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 13
  14. 14. 5. Proactive vs Reactive Investment  PROACTIVE Investment  Keep networks, systems and devices maintained, protected and connected  Available, secure and mobile  Future proof the business  Capital vs operating finance model 2014 Educational Webinar Series Cash and lending are tight Expensive purchases Quickly outdated Difficult to manage and inventory IT becomes a monthly bill Predictable IT spending Easy to anticipate employee costs Accommodate with seasonal spikes Capital Expenses Operating Expenses Dynasis.com | 14
  15. 15. 5. Proactive vs Reactive Investment Shift your mentality and financing of technology to your advantage 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 15
  16. 16. 6. The Three Technology Drivers  Availability     Security     Availability Mobility Security 2014 Educational Webinar Series Systems Management and Uptime Cloud and Virtualization Business Continuity/Growth Backup and Disaster Recovery Access and Intrusion Management Mobile and Data Protection Mobility    Mobile Workforce Management BYOD Compatibility and ‘WorkShifting’ Unified Comms and Tele-Presence Dynasis.com | 16
  17. 17. Conclusions and Q&A Q&A 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 17
  18. 18. Thanks for Your Time Today!   Contact the Speaker Anytime Reading Dave Moorman President, Dynasis Integrated Systems Direct: 678.218.1785 Office: 770.569.4600 (x204) E-mail: dave.moorman@dynasis.com See full report at http://www.smb-gr.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/pdfs/2013_SMB_Predictions.pdf 2014 Educational Webinar Series Dynasis.com | 18

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