IT at the Forefront of Organisational Growth

From last week’s introduction on enterprise valuation, we established that IT has an important role to play. Being proactive is the name of the game, and we will provide insight on how businesses can leverage IT for better results.

The current business landscape requires organisations to be more forward thinking. A holistic view of all the businesses aspects is needed if proper tracking of progress is to be realised. Business owners have also to ensure they make decisions that have economic sense, for the current and future performance of the business.


In this regard, a business that seeks to grow has to embrace digital technology. In its various forms (cloud services, big data platforms, software as a service, mobility), digital technology has to the capacity to help the organisation take on varied client requests and perform according to expectations. Organisations that take digital technology in its stride also have to be aware of its influence in the value of the business. A proactive approach to embracing digital technology ensures the organisation gets maximum value from its investment.

For the organisation to realise the full benefits of IT in its operations, it has to take a proactive approach and include IT at the forefront of strategy. Established IT solutions providers like Acora understand the need for visionary business leaders who will take digital technology in stride and use it to complement the company’s core strengths. Flexibility and expert management of IT resources ensures that the organisation can deliver quickly and adapt to the changing business environment.

Be on the lookout for our last post on the series as it brings to light the various ways IT can influence efficiency and enterprise value.


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Welcome to Acora’s Wordpress page, where you will find news and posts based on the company. Acora is an IT services provider, with expertise in advisory services, IT outsourcing and business applications. It has been operating since 1986, and has grown year on year, now employing around 17560 IT professionals across three sites. This company has achieved three ISO standards, relating to delivering managed services, best practice for an information security management system and quality management systems. It has also achieved a British Standard for business continuity management. Acora’s IT advisory services encompass IT strategy, IT governance and application transformation. IT strategy consultancy involves ascertaining the client’s business objectives and then ensuring that they have the necessary IT functions in place to support their plans. As the rate of change within the IT industry is ever accelerating, Acora recognises that all IT strategies need to be agile and flexible so that they can quickly be updated in line with new developments. The unique Triple-A agile approach has been developed to get results more quickly, so that clients can immediately have confidence that the strategy is paying off. Effort is concentrated on areas which can provide maximum value. In the area of IT governance, Acora helps clients to establish sound IT practices which improve service levels and ensures that its IT assets are used to best advantage. It uses a practical IT governance framework, which leads to effective and sustainable IT governance. Application transformation is the art of transitioning from an old IT application to a new one - Acora provides expert guidance in this, applying its extensive experience to help organisations that wish to renew or replace mission critical business applications. It works with clients so that changes of application become strategic and proactive rather than tactical and reactive. The company also takes its corporate responsibilities seriously, and regularly organises fund raising days to support a diverse range of charities. Good causes which they have supported include Children in Need, Alzheimer’s’ research and the British Heart Foundation. Events arranged for 2015 include a tea party arranged in support of Marie Curie, and a team from Acora is taking on the Three Peaks Challenge.

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