Fitted, not customized, for
For most people, a
near-perfect clothing fit can be achieved by performing
just a little tailoring. Snug it
up here, loosen there, embellish judiciously and ac-cessorize.
Voila, it fits like its made for you!
Tech-nology can be fitted like ITs made for
“Modern information technology
is sold like modern automobiles. The buyer can
choose from a vast array of options and accessories.
Most IT products have more configurable elements
than a car stereo has buttons.”
configuration ability can lead buyers to "twist" IT products
to the point where they are no longer truly functional.
A better approach is to realistically discern the true
Your Business, and find
an IT product that fits those needs out-of-the-box (with a
little room to grow). Then, use the product
as-delivered, with only reluctant configuration changes.
The problem is labor
costs. Customizations add significant cost to
technology acquisition, and institute an economically
unsound overhead cost to the ongoing use of that technology.
These ill-advised cost escalators can easily offset the
potential financial benefits of technology, eliminating
realizable Return on Investment (ROI).
J.D. Maher & Associates,
Inc. (JDM) will guide you to a better way, and actual
returns on your technology-enabled business investments.
Business needs is
Information Technology Management.