Types of IT Demand
As companies adapt to the modern workplace the IT department must deal with a variety of business demands. Some of them are planned, but often time there’s an influx of unplanned demands that come through the door. These requests typically fall into four key categories:
edison365 enables you to gather and evaluate those major business impacting projects faster.
edison365 enables you to manage and organize your routine requests with simplicity.
edison365 gives you a simplified process to view and manage requests for upgrades or revisions to existing applications and processes.
edison365 makes management of core IT operations faster with one portal and user accountability.
Any successful business model needs to be built on the effective management of demand as well as supply. As technology keeps evolving, bringing more complexity into the picture, the typical IT department is leveraged to keep on trying to keep up with all the business demands.
It’s also caught in the dilemma of quickly delivering a project without understanding how the project is aligned to the overall business strategy and what long term value they bring to the company. Some of the specific IT Demand Management challenges that edison365 solves:
When requests for the IT department are coming from several different directions, and in several different formats, it becomes problematic to manage. edison365 gives you one portal and a process for all departments to follow.
As part of the business, everything IT provides must have real business value. edison365 allows IT to articulate where IT spend supports business value, and how it enables business goal achievement.
With business moving quickly and IT requests coming from several different departments, projects may be selected based on the sponsor and not necessarily based on the right reasons. edison365 provides a system that allows IT to be involved in the project approval processes.
Lack of Transparency
IT requests and projects are often scattered which makes it hard to see what's in the IT pipeline and to show others what projects have been completed. edison365 gives consolidated view of all projects (including past projects), along with who is accountable.
Lack of Communication
The IT department needs an integrated space to communicate with the rest of the business units. edison365 includes an easy to use collaboration feature that allows IT and business users to work together on projects at every step.
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