How Software Consulting Services Can Fix "Technology Bottlenecks"

Obstacles only force greater innovation and, therefore, progression. It's no different in the tech world --- in fact, much more so in this unique industry. And whether the issue has to do with CPU speed, GPUs, the FSB, or anything else, the answer lies in going to a professional source. An expert can help out; he has "been there" and can attest to the frustration you may currently face. Plus, he may viably point to a solution the likes of which you may not have even considered.

Don't be dismayed: There are ways to overcome these bottlenecks. Plus, these frustrating obstacles can also develop your team's character and knowledge/support base. Learn from every experience because it can make you stronger, wiser and healthier if you let it.

But to begin assessing the problems that many of these tech bottlenecks pose, we have to start at the source. Just as we would fix an IT problem by going from point A to point B and carefully analyzing the issue, with bottlenecks, we must patiently and persistently do the same, so let's start there. So, then, why do you we have technology bottlenecks in our places of business?

 

Reasons Why You Have Technology Bottlenecks

Often, there's too much tech but not enough manpower to properly run it; or there will simply be too many "good ideas" floating around but not enough people or resources to get them "off the ground." Thus, they remain in the realm of ideas and not actions. At other times, there may be "deadweight technology" still present or a lack of proper legacy software integration altogether. Sometimes, the main cause is entirely unclear, and that could create even more internal department frustration in its wake.

But here's a quick tip; continually check the plumbing while optimizing your server's configurations to get the most out of both.

Sometimes the issue lies with the painfully bureaucratic approval process. Ask yourself: in your department, are too many people called upon, just to "sign off on" the approval processes for even the most minute details? This can be time-consuming and effort-derailing as well.

 

How Software Consulting Services Can Fix Technology Bottlenecks

These third-party providers can offer top-notch audits and initial, in-depth evaluations from multiple perspectives at once. Plus, these highly trained experts with many years' of experience are specifically deployed to help with such situations.

Simply consider the low cost of outsourcing as opposed to the high-end, immeasurable costs of rebuilding. Don't rebuild the entire infrastructure when you don't need to. And strengthen your team's capacity --- don't replace it!

Many companies have outgrown their current software systems and are in need of an overhaul. Bottlenecks can cause serious inefficiencies and cost the business significantly.

If you are not an expert in rebuilding technological infrastructure, you should seek professional assistance to avoid the issues listed above.

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Matt Munson

Matt Munson

As one of two managing partners, Matt Munson oversees the day-to-day operations at AI. With a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, Matt began work as a software developer in the healthcare services industry where he began to hone his technology and business skills. A Wisconsin native, Matt moved to Florida in the spring of 2007 to pursue the dream of building an automated foreign exchange trading platform and spent the next six months learning the markets from leading experts in the field. This platform was a valuable experience that he took into development of Broadlane’s industry-leading analytics platform called Velocity which was one of the contributing factors to Broadlane’s almost billion-dollar sale to MedAssets. After a stint in Europe selling data services, he moved back to Dallas to pursue an MBA at SMU and co-founded Architecting Innovation. Matt returned to Europe to found a mobile game development studio bringing two games to market.