IT Review of Best Practices

Your Biggest Threats Are the Things you Don't Know...

Are you spending your IT budget on the right things?

Is your disaster recovery plan adequate?

What's the best way to use "the cloud"?

CEOs: Get the Answers you Need

As a CEO, you rely on your IT team's expertise and experience. Unfortunately, no matter how good an IT person is, he or she simply doesn't have the time or the resources to keep up with today's rapidly changing technology. That's where the Foster Institute comes in.

Do you know what would happen to your company's electronic data if a natural disaster struck right now? Would everything be lost? What about your IT budget - do you know which areas you can save money on without damaging your company's performance?

IT Best Practices Reviews

Mike Foster partners with your IT team to make sure your company's infrastructure is efficient and up-to-date. Mike's IT Best Practices Review will also improve communication and productivity, saving both time and money.

IT Professionals: We Know You're Busy

You're pulled in different directions every day. Everyone looks to you for answers about IT expenses, software, equipment and policies. Troubleshooting and fixing problems forces you to be more reactive than proactive. You have a limited amount of time and a limited budget. The IT Best Practices Review saves you time and hassle by giving you proven solutions for budgeting, disaster recovery plans, software upgrades and more.

Transform Your IT

Mike knows the most effective methods to transform your IT. He will review your current IT situation in detail to make sure it's in alignment with best practices. Mike will verify that you have the right training, procedures and products in place. You'll get recommendations from a skilled, certified, independent third party who is partnered with you to produce tangible results.

Depending on your needs, the areas of focus for your IT Best Practices Review* could include:

Training

  • Enhance Productivity
  • Clear, open communication between IT professionals and company leaders
  • Transitioning from outsourced IT to an in-house IT department
  • Much more!

Procedures

  • Disaster recovery
  • Upgrading your infrastructure
  • Using "the cloud"
  • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) strategies
  • Wireless technology use
  • Enhance remote user experience
  • Virtualization
  • Much More!

Products

  • Maximize your IT budget - get the biggest bang for your buck
  • Reconfigure existing products whenever possible
  • Brand neutral - prefers that IT professionals use tools they are already familiar with
  • Much more!

*The IT Best Practices Review is often combined with Mike Foster's IT Security Review and Audit

Leverage Mike's Experience

The advantage of working with Mike is the technical expertise, business acumen and unique insights he's gained by working with so many different businesses. For over 20 years, Mike Foster has worked with hundreds of organizations where technology is central to business success. He's consulted with countless top CEOs and IT professionals.

In addition to giving more than a thousand presentations on utilizing technology and improving IT performance, Mike's work has been featured in USA Today, Forbes Magazine, Kiplinger Letter, Entrepreneur Magazine, Insight Magazine, Atlanta Business Monthly and many others.

What People Are Saying

I think it is a testament to Mike that my IT professionals want him back for another review! They want to show him what they've accomplished and find out new best practices in IT.

— Bill
President
San Diego, CA

The experience was very informative, and Mike helped us see where we wanted to go. His response time to meet our needs and answer our questions was great. Overall Mike's advice and knowledge exceeded my expectations. Mike was very informed about us and our industry, and was able to clearly and effectively explain the issues we faced to our executive management.

— Jordan
IT Manager
Elk Grove Village, IL

Discover the proven best practices that save you money, help you prepare for disaster, and transform your IT-contact Mike Foster directly at (707) 200-2095.