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How Much Does Downtime Cost You? ...It’s More Than You Think

10 mins read
written by
Dhoof Mohamed

At life sciences companies, most employees need technology to do their jobs. And as more things move onto the network or into the cloud, being offline means that your employee cannot be productive. And yet, in talking with a number of life sciences companies, I have found that when a user has a problem, it can take hours for them to get back online.

The problem is that many IT people have not adapted to the new reality of users needing to be “always on”. They are focused on IT systems much more than individual users. When the server crashes, they get it up and running ASAP. However when a user has a problem, they promise to get back to them within 3 hours. Given the cost of talent in the life sciences, this a very expensive policy.

Personally, I believe that IT teams need to get users up and running as quickly as possible. Keeping well-paid employees up and running minimizes their frustration and maximizes their productivity. Even if you spend a little more on 24x7 IT support, it saves you money in the long run because your team stays more productive.

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