IT assessments & Audits

We ensure that you demonstrate to your customers that your IT is secure and efficient, which gives your business a competitive edge.
Our IT assessments go much deeper than just the technology layer. We intend to understand your people and how they adopt the technology you have provided them to fulfil their duties and how they engage with your IT processes. We understand your business aspirations to ensure that your IT strategy is aligned to your successful growth. Building a greater picture of how your business runs enables us to provide you with a comprehensive IT strategy.

As part of our assessment, we will assess and make impartial recommendations on a broad scope of IT disciplines including:

IT Infrastructure

Ensuring the foundation of applications and data delivery are optimised and best fit for the organisation.

Capacity and resource utilisation and management

As business grows, so do the growth requirements for your supporting infrastructure. It is imperative to success that capacity is both understood and planned.

Software Licensing

Understanding the software licencing posture of your organisation is important – it can be beneficial in reducing costs and reducing risks in terms of fines or penalties.

Telephony and Communications

Using our expert knowledge of the technology industry, we provide you with a clear, impartial report as to how communication enhancements can enhance your organisation and often reduce your telecoms costs.

IT Service Management

We closely examine your IT support resources and costs, their performance, SLAs, issue and dispute resolution and identify any skills gaps or failures that need to be addressed with training or new hires .

IT Security

We’re certified to implement the Cyber Essentials standard and ISO 27001 We can assume responsibility for your IT security standards, policies, processes and data protection throughout your IT estate.

IT Procurement

We assess your business’ current IT procurement processes. We support your development of robust purchasing processes including benchmarking market rates, drawing up specifications, identifying and reviewing suitable suppliers and ensuring that they meet business requirements.

IT Expert Witness Service

Economit provides a professional IT expert witness service – whether you’re a legal firm requiring an impartial consultant to represent a case for your client or you’re a client looking to determine whether it’s feasible to escalate a grievance to a legal matter. We always undertake a thorough, investigative and forensic approach in all cases.

We can assist with the following case scenarios:

  • Employment tribunal relating to existing IT staff
  • Third-party IT service provider contractual disputes
  • Data theft and data loss
  • IT procedural and policy-based matters
  • Assessing the business impact of a technology-related grievance

Our services cover all aspects of an IT witness programme from initial consultation through to an investigation and analysis phase, culminating in the production of a professional report detailing our findings and our independent conclusions. One of our consultants will also take the stand in court to legally declare and substantiate the report in front of a jury if required.

As independent assessors and auditors we undertake thorough audits of the IT elements of your business. We’ll carry out structured interviews with everyone necessary within your company.

We’re proud of our impartial, independent IT consultancy which means we execute your IT strategy with your best interests at our core, that’s why you can trust us.

Working across the country, but specifically in locations along the M1/M6 corridor including Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Birmingham and London, we’ve helped companies through our consultancy services to implement the IT changes their business needs.

If you’re a business looking to undertake some IT assessments an audits and would like some independent consultancy to help, please contact us or
call 01332 447 447.

Our Fractional CIO as a Service

Your on-demand CIO possesses all the skills needed to expertly manage a wide range of IT resources, including people, policies, devices, printers, telephone systems, data centres, servers and networks. We secure your data and IT systems against loss or attack by viruses or other malicious threats. Your fractional CIO will modify your IT security policy to protect corporate data on employees' mobile devices while ensuring the privacy of users’ personal data. We actively collaborate with your business departments to align your IT systems to their requirements and manage the systems to ensure they're constantly available to users. Our IT recommendations could include the restructure of your internal team to both challenge and support your employees. We review your IT department as part of our Resource Struc¬turing service to ensure your business has high performing IT people whose IT skills will drive your business.