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Focus on the Business Strategy

Posted on: February 20th, 2014 | Category: Business Consulting

Technology leaders need to focus on businesses overall strategies and objectives. Without this singular focus, technology investments are wasted.

What are the organization’s overall goals and strategies? How can technology help move the business towards those goals? A review of the organizations’ strategic plan allows the technology leader to map his or her technology strategy against that plan. Any technology investment must be supporting a business objective.

Weidenhammer Consulting Group can help align IT objectives to your organization’s business strategies. We work with business leaders to identify organizational and technology issues that are holding your company back. Contact Rick Sutton, Senior Business Consultant, at for more information.

Rick Sutton

Rick Sutton

Rick Sutton manages the Weidenhammer Consulting Group, the business consulting division of Weidenhammer Systems Corporation. He has 30 years of leadership experience in business management, including 20 years in strategic planning, information technology, operational improvement, project management, and risk management. Rick has worked in a variety of industries including financial services, information technology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and consulting. He has managed information security and project management offices for both financial service and manufacturing companies. Rick has developed business and IT strategic plans for a variety of companies. He regularly performs technology assessments, developing strategic road maps for companies to improve their IT operations and increase their reliability. Most recently he helped develop the business continuity plan for a regional bank in New Jersey and he developed the IT strategic plan for a distribution consulting firm in Pennsylvania. Rick is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He has a degree in Finance from Villanova University and a MBA in Finance from Drexel University.