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Too Much To Manage? Top Challenges Facing Tech Leaders Today (And What To Do About Them)

Guest blog co-written with Precision Solutions Group, Inc.

As the technology landscape continues to change and evolve at lightning speed, CIOs and CTOs have more on their plates than ever before. For many, spending time on valuable business drivers—the ones that give your business a competitive advantage—takes the backseat to managing and maintaining an IT environment that’s increasingly complex. This challenge is diverse, with many tech leaders needing to oversee everything from vendor management, to rising cyber security concerns, to the many facets associated with maintaining business continuity. And at the end of the day, these tasks leave little time to focus on innovation.

Throughout this blog series, we’ll touch on three major challenges that today’s tech leaders are facing, along with some suggestions to alleviate the burden.  Let’s start with our first challenge: vendor management.

CHALLENGE 1: VENDOR MANAGEMENT 

So Many Vendors, So Little Time

As cloud-based “aaS” solutions explode into the marketplace with a range of affordable, accessible IT solutions, businesses are turning to outside vendors more and more. But for each business, as the number of vendors grows, so does the time and attention n