Technology enables increased productivity and efficiency. Most importantly, when technology aligns with the organization’s strategic business objectives, it helps increase the value of your investments and becomes a significant contributor to the long-term success of the enterprise.

A Marcum Technology strategic IT assessment provides you with a deep dive into selected or comprehensive areas of your IT operations, or secondary IT operations in subsidiaries or business units. An assessment is a clear, detailed quantitative and qualitative review that results in recommendations to better align your technology with your business goals. A strategic IT assessment also uncovers capabilities gaps, underinvestment or excess investment that could be trimmed. Marcum’s professionals look beyond the technology to the governance, organization and impact technology has on your business and operations.

When it’s time to be more strategic about your technology environment, ask Marcum.

Get answers to these important questions with a Marcum Technology Assessment

Your assessment can focus on one specific area or cover your entire IT environment.

  • Is our technology aligned with our strategic business objectives and delivering real value? Or could we do better for the money we’re spending?
  • Could new technologies help us grow and improve our business?
  • Have we fallen behind in technology and can’t perform at our best?
  • Is management’s decision-making based on the best and most current business information?
  • Is our current IT environment scalable to grow with our business?
  • Are we properly protected from internal and external threats?
  • How can our technology increase our competitiveness and position us for future success?
  • Have our business groups chosen technology or systems that don’t align with our core systems or our business objectives? Are those systems being properly maintained?
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Special-Purpose Marcum Technology Assessments

IT Executive Assessment

Best for: Boards of directors and C-level executives.

Marcum Technology’s IT Rapid Assessment creates transparency into your IT operations. This low-risk, cost-effective assessment results in a report identifying your company’s IT strengths and weaknesses, and helps you better understand the business risks IT presents in your organization.

An IT Rapid Assessment can be performed in any or all of these areas:

  • Network & Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • IT Staffing
  • IT Policies & Procedures

IT Comprehensive Assessment

Best for: IT and executive leaders.

An IT Complete Assessment provides you with a comprehensive review and detailed report of our findings about your technology environment, along with specific recommendations to correct any underperforming or high-risk areas of the business.

A Marcum Technology IT Complete Assessment can be performed in all or any combination of the following areas:

  • Network & Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • IT Staffing
  • IT Policies & Procedures
  • Financial Systems & Software
  • Process Automation & Intelligence
  • Telecom Optimization
  • IT Budget Analysis

Marcum Technology Performs the Following Deep Assessments

Business & IT Alignment
Marcum team members assess IT’s alignment with your strategic business goals and objectives, whether your IT spend is sufficient, and if the right technology could improve competitiveness or help a nonprofit become more successful.
IT Spend Analysis & Benchmarking
This assessment checks whether your IT spend aligns with your business/unit goals and objectives, how your IT spend compares to your industry peers, and if you could spend less but deliver more.
Network & Systems
The network & systems assessment lets you know if your network and systems are right-sized for your needs, allow you to work virtually, and whether the proper controls and security are in place and current.
Cybersecurity
A cybersecurity assessment informs you whether you’re protected from external/internal threats and compliant and aligned with industry regulations: GDPR, HIPAA, HITRUST, etc., and frameworks such as NIST, ISO 2700x, etc.
IT Staffing
Marcum reviews your IT organization’s structure, skill sets and ability to address rapidly changing technology and business requirements, including whether full-time, part-time, or outsourced staff is needed.
IT Suppliers
Marcum examines your IT suppliers and identifies challenges and opportunities regarding controls, contracts and spending.
Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity & IT Policies
This important assessment helps you ensure policies and procedures are there to ensure your organization can prevent/operate during crisis/disaster.
Systems & Software
Marcum assesses whether your software is current and aligned with how the business currently operates and addresses any recent changes/events, such as M&A, new products and services, software enhancements, functionality gaps, etc.
Data Analytics, Dashboards & Reporting
Marcum professionals assess the adequacy and timeliness of the reporting necessary for informed and proactive decision-making.
Process Automation
Marcum professionals examine current business processes and where process automation technology could increase efficiency and effectiveness and simultaneously reduce costs. The assessment covers IT and the larger business.
Telecom Optimization
The assessment lets you know if the recent and rapid telecom advances could mean better services at lower cost for your organization.

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Peter  Campbell

Peter Campbell

Senior Strategic Consultant

  • Marcum Technology
  • Washington, DC
David  Mustin

David Mustin

Vice President - Strategic IT Consulting

  • Marcum Technology
  • Cleveland, OH
Peter  Scavuzzo

Peter Scavuzzo

Chief Information & Digital Officer

  • Information Technology
  • New York, NY