Kinettix Blog https://www.kinettix.com/blog Get the Latest Updates in Coordinating Global IT Field Services for Retail and Telecommunications en-us Wed, 23 Nov 2022 16:30:00 GMT 2022-11-23T16:30:00Z en-us Managed Services Versus Staff Augmentation: A Comparison https://www.kinettix.com/blog/managed-services-versus-staff-augmentation <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/managed-services-versus-staff-augmentation" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_511534379.jpg" alt="Engineers compare managed services versus staff augmentation." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Digital solutions are becoming increasingly important to businesses as global communication technology grows and expands. Today, more companies seek alternative methods to grow their business and leverage new staffing models. For many, the choice comes down to <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/global-remote-overview"><span>managed services versus staff augmentation</span></a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>While each method has its pros and cons, you may wonder which one actually fits your situation. Let’s discuss the differences between managed services versus staff augmentation and determine which is right for your business.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/managed-services-versus-staff-augmentation" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_511534379.jpg" alt="Engineers compare managed services versus staff augmentation." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Digital solutions are becoming increasingly important to businesses as global communication technology grows and expands. Today, more companies seek alternative methods to grow their business and leverage new staffing models. For many, the choice comes down to <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/global-remote-overview"><span>managed services versus staff augmentation</span></a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>While each method has its pros and cons, you may wonder which one actually fits your situation. Let’s discuss the differences between managed services versus staff augmentation and determine which is right for your business.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fmanaged-services-versus-staff-augmentation&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Field Flex Wed, 23 Nov 2022 16:30:00 GMT chad.mattix@kinettix.com (Chad Mattix) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/managed-services-versus-staff-augmentation 2022-11-23T16:30:00Z 5 Signs You Need Staff Augmentation https://www.kinettix.com/blog/it-staff-augmentation-warning-signs <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/it-staff-augmentation-warning-signs" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_519101359.jpg" alt="IT engineer explores the need for staff augmentation." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>In times of uncertainty, it can be challenging to determine the best path forward for expanding your workforce. Onboarding internal staff can be expensive and time-consuming, while outsourcing can loosen your organization’s control over its workforce.&nbsp;</p> <p>As more companies go digital and adapt to changing times, the demand for a scalable workforce increases. As labor costs increase, so does the strain on internal IT and HR departments. Fortunately, augmenting your staff with a contingent workforce offers a reliable alternative. But how can you tell if you stand to benefit from <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/global-remote-overview"><span>staff augmentation</span></a>?</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/it-staff-augmentation-warning-signs" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_519101359.jpg" alt="IT engineer explores the need for staff augmentation." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>In times of uncertainty, it can be challenging to determine the best path forward for expanding your workforce. Onboarding internal staff can be expensive and time-consuming, while outsourcing can loosen your organization’s control over its workforce.&nbsp;</p> <p>As more companies go digital and adapt to changing times, the demand for a scalable workforce increases. As labor costs increase, so does the strain on internal IT and HR departments. Fortunately, augmenting your staff with a contingent workforce offers a reliable alternative. But how can you tell if you stand to benefit from <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/global-remote-overview"><span>staff augmentation</span></a>?</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fit-staff-augmentation-warning-signs&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Field Flex Wed, 16 Nov 2022 13:30:00 GMT lisa.cook@kinettix.com (Lisa Cook) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/it-staff-augmentation-warning-signs 2022-11-16T13:30:00Z W2 Versus Global Contingent Workforce: Which Is More Cost Effective? https://www.kinettix.com/blog/w2-vs-global-contingent-workforce <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/w2-vs-global-contingent-workforce" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_159912302.jpg" alt="Female IT technician and male project coordinator working for a global contingent workforce." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>For many IT service and managed service companies, scaling field service capabilities is a challenging hurdle. It is a vital, complex aspect of business that dramatically impacts interactions with end customers.</p> <p>It can be particularly hard to scale beyond a specific geographical boundary. Covering your local city is easy, but covering every area of your state — let alone many states or even multiple nations — may become unmanageable.</p> <p>One solution worth evaluating is turning to a <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/staffing"><span>global contingent workforce</span></a> for your dispatches, deployments, and other IT field service projects.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/w2-vs-global-contingent-workforce" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_159912302.jpg" alt="Female IT technician and male project coordinator working for a global contingent workforce." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>For many IT service and managed service companies, scaling field service capabilities is a challenging hurdle. It is a vital, complex aspect of business that dramatically impacts interactions with end customers.</p> <p>It can be particularly hard to scale beyond a specific geographical boundary. Covering your local city is easy, but covering every area of your state — let alone many states or even multiple nations — may become unmanageable.</p> <p>One solution worth evaluating is turning to a <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/staffing"><span>global contingent workforce</span></a> for your dispatches, deployments, and other IT field service projects.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fw2-vs-global-contingent-workforce&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Field Flex Thu, 27 Oct 2022 19:45:00 GMT lisa.cook@kinettix.com (Lisa Cook) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/w2-vs-global-contingent-workforce 2022-10-27T19:45:00Z Global IT Staffing: 6 KPIs that COOs Should Measure https://www.kinettix.com/blog/global-it-staffing-kpis <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/global-it-staffing-kpis" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_163119140.jpg" alt="Team of IT engineers having an active discussion about global IT staffing." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;"><a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/staffing?__hstc=45788219.bca8bcbd78e845881789cf8c741948a6.1665584197229.1665584197229.1665584197229.1&amp;__hssc=45788219.1.1665584197229&amp;__hsfp=766461909">Global IT staffing</a> so</span>lutions allow companies to quickly hire temporary IT talent — including technicians and project coordinators — to help fill gaps in or scale their workforce. In turn, outsourcing enables them to meet key performance indicators (KPIs) and stay competitive in their respective markets.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #000000;">Global IT staffing </span>also helps companies <a href="https://www.statista.com/statistics/662423/worldwide-cio-survey-function-skill-shortages/"><span>bridge skills gaps</span></a> in areas like cybersecurity, technical architecture, analytics, and AI.&nbsp;</p> <p>But, as a Chief Operating Officer (COO) using such services, how do you know your contingent workforce is effectively meeting the needs and goals of your business?&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/global-it-staffing-kpis" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_163119140.jpg" alt="Team of IT engineers having an active discussion about global IT staffing." class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span style="color: #000000;"><a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/staffing?__hstc=45788219.bca8bcbd78e845881789cf8c741948a6.1665584197229.1665584197229.1665584197229.1&amp;__hssc=45788219.1.1665584197229&amp;__hsfp=766461909">Global IT staffing</a> so</span>lutions allow companies to quickly hire temporary IT talent — including technicians and project coordinators — to help fill gaps in or scale their workforce. In turn, outsourcing enables them to meet key performance indicators (KPIs) and stay competitive in their respective markets.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #000000;">Global IT staffing </span>also helps companies <a href="https://www.statista.com/statistics/662423/worldwide-cio-survey-function-skill-shortages/"><span>bridge skills gaps</span></a> in areas like cybersecurity, technical architecture, analytics, and AI.&nbsp;</p> <p>But, as a Chief Operating Officer (COO) using such services, how do you know your contingent workforce is effectively meeting the needs and goals of your business?&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fglobal-it-staffing-kpis&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Global IT Global Field Techs IT field services Staff Augmentation Field Flex Thu, 13 Oct 2022 18:00:00 GMT lisa.cook@kinettix.com (Lisa Cook) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/global-it-staffing-kpis 2022-10-13T18:00:00Z Hire & Retain Change Agents For an Effective Retail IT Dispatch https://www.kinettix.com/blog/hire-retain-change-agents-for-an-effective-retail-it-dispatch <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/hire-retain-change-agents-for-an-effective-retail-it-dispatch" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_335555828.jpg" alt="sourcing qualified techs" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Change is crucial for retail businesses: no one would argue that a retail business today cannot survive using the retail playbook of the 2010s. The customers are different. The technology is different. Even the products retailers sell are, in most cases, quite different.</p> <p>Yet within organizations, many, if not most, employees dislike and fear change. They see it as a threat to the status quo, what they already know, or even their employment.</p> <p>Within the world of <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/dispatch-break-fix/retail-tech"><span>retail IT</span></a>, change is both constant and inevitable. A change agent can take a particular role within a modernized deployment initiative by acting as a support of the change and a trusted conduit between a service provider and the retailer.&nbsp; That is why retail IT professionals need to be able to establish a dispatch partner as a change agent, people well-versed in change management principles.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/hire-retain-change-agents-for-an-effective-retail-it-dispatch" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_335555828.jpg" alt="sourcing qualified techs" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Change is crucial for retail businesses: no one would argue that a retail business today cannot survive using the retail playbook of the 2010s. The customers are different. The technology is different. Even the products retailers sell are, in most cases, quite different.</p> <p>Yet within organizations, many, if not most, employees dislike and fear change. They see it as a threat to the status quo, what they already know, or even their employment.</p> <p>Within the world of <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/dispatch-break-fix/retail-tech"><span>retail IT</span></a>, change is both constant and inevitable. A change agent can take a particular role within a modernized deployment initiative by acting as a support of the change and a trusted conduit between a service provider and the retailer.&nbsp; That is why retail IT professionals need to be able to establish a dispatch partner as a change agent, people well-versed in change management principles.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fhire-retain-change-agents-for-an-effective-retail-it-dispatch&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Retail IT Technicians Retail Trends Retail Technology Retail IT Support Retail IT Strategy Wed, 11 May 2022 12:30:00 GMT bob.supinger@kinettix.com (Bob Supinger) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/hire-retain-change-agents-for-an-effective-retail-it-dispatch 2022-05-11T12:30:00Z How to Help Retailers Modernize Their Legacy Hardware Faster https://www.kinettix.com/blog/help-retailers-modernize-their-legacy-hardware-faster <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/help-retailers-modernize-their-legacy-hardware-faster" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_302670228.jpg" alt="it technician" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Legacy hardware is a growing problem in <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/dispatch-break-fix/retail-tech"><span>retail IT</span></a>. For example, many brick-and-mortar stores have little to no lanes, so modern devices, like iPads and handheld card readers, are frequently utilized.&nbsp;</p> <p>Changes in consumer demand and an ever-increasing push to take on digital-only or digital-first competitors leave retailers with little choice: in many cases, it is "modernize or die." Legacy hardware does not have the capabilities retailers need to compete in a pandemic-era landscape.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/help-retailers-modernize-their-legacy-hardware-faster" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_302670228.jpg" alt="it technician" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Legacy hardware is a growing problem in <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/dispatch-break-fix/retail-tech"><span>retail IT</span></a>. For example, many brick-and-mortar stores have little to no lanes, so modern devices, like iPads and handheld card readers, are frequently utilized.&nbsp;</p> <p>Changes in consumer demand and an ever-increasing push to take on digital-only or digital-first competitors leave retailers with little choice: in many cases, it is "modernize or die." Legacy hardware does not have the capabilities retailers need to compete in a pandemic-era landscape.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fhelp-retailers-modernize-their-legacy-hardware-faster&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Retail IT Global Retail IT Retail IT Trends IT field services Tue, 10 May 2022 12:30:00 GMT chad.mattix@kinettix.com (Chad Mattix) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/help-retailers-modernize-their-legacy-hardware-faster 2022-05-10T12:30:00Z How to Mitigate Currency Risk in a Market Plagued with Inflation https://www.kinettix.com/blog/mitigate-currency-risk <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/mitigate-currency-risk" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/woman-viewing-stocks-mitigate-currency-risk-inflation.jpg" alt="woman looking at stocks and charts and inflation risks" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>In <a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/08/6percent-inflation-is-devastating-to-americans-financial-expert-says-.html">a market plagued with inflation</a>&nbsp;on a global scale (like the one we are living in right now), businesses face a range of increased risks. One of these includes currency risk.</p> <p>While currency risk is always in play for <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/global-onsite-overview?hsLang=en">IT businesses</a>&nbsp;operating in multiple currencies, the risks grow larger during periods of inflation. Here is what you need to know.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/mitigate-currency-risk" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/woman-viewing-stocks-mitigate-currency-risk-inflation.jpg" alt="woman looking at stocks and charts and inflation risks" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>In <a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/08/6percent-inflation-is-devastating-to-americans-financial-expert-says-.html">a market plagued with inflation</a>&nbsp;on a global scale (like the one we are living in right now), businesses face a range of increased risks. One of these includes currency risk.</p> <p>While currency risk is always in play for <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/global-onsite-overview?hsLang=en">IT businesses</a>&nbsp;operating in multiple currencies, the risks grow larger during periods of inflation. Here is what you need to know.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fmitigate-currency-risk&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Global Dispatch IT deployment field services project management Tue, 11 Jan 2022 15:00:00 GMT bob.supinger@kinettix.com (Bob Supinger) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/mitigate-currency-risk 2022-01-11T15:00:00Z How the Global Chip Shortage Is Impacting IT Deployments Globally https://www.kinettix.com/blog/global-chip-shortage-impacting-it-deployments <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/global-chip-shortage-impacting-it-deployments" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/microchip-shortage.jpg" alt="microchips stacked on top of each other" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The global chip shortage&nbsp;is here, and it is not going away anytime soon. You have likely heard about this already, whether directly from suppliers or in the news. But what does the global chip shortage&nbsp;mean for project managers, like you, that may be managing <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/dispatch-breakfix?hsLang=en">IT deployments</a>&nbsp;— whether locally or even globally?</p> <p>Here are some key takeaways from what this shortage means for IT deployments.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/global-chip-shortage-impacting-it-deployments" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/microchip-shortage.jpg" alt="microchips stacked on top of each other" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The global chip shortage&nbsp;is here, and it is not going away anytime soon. You have likely heard about this already, whether directly from suppliers or in the news. But what does the global chip shortage&nbsp;mean for project managers, like you, that may be managing <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/global-services/dispatch-breakfix?hsLang=en">IT deployments</a>&nbsp;— whether locally or even globally?</p> <p>Here are some key takeaways from what this shortage means for IT deployments.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fglobal-chip-shortage-impacting-it-deployments&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Global Dispatch field services project management IT supply chain Tue, 04 Jan 2022 14:00:00 GMT chad.mattix@kinettix.com (Chad Mattix) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/global-chip-shortage-impacting-it-deployments 2022-01-04T14:00:00Z A Project Manager's Guide to IT Supply Chain Complexities https://www.kinettix.com/blog/it-supply-chain-complexities <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/it-supply-chain-complexities" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_340591300.jpg" alt="A Project Manager's Guide to IT Supply Chain Complexities" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>You do not have to be an experienced project manager to know that there are all sorts of issues with the global supply chain. But if you <em>are</em> a project manager, you can be uncomfortably close to the situation, and it may fall on your shoulders to determine how to deal with some of these complexities and problems for your company or your clients.</p> <p>With this in mind, below you will find a crash course on current technology supply chain complexities and how they might affect IT deployment and service delivery. Here is a project manager’s quick guide to IT supply chain complexities.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/it-supply-chain-complexities" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/AdobeStock_340591300.jpg" alt="A Project Manager's Guide to IT Supply Chain Complexities" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>You do not have to be an experienced project manager to know that there are all sorts of issues with the global supply chain. But if you <em>are</em> a project manager, you can be uncomfortably close to the situation, and it may fall on your shoulders to determine how to deal with some of these complexities and problems for your company or your clients.</p> <p>With this in mind, below you will find a crash course on current technology supply chain complexities and how they might affect IT deployment and service delivery. Here is a project manager’s quick guide to IT supply chain complexities.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Fit-supply-chain-complexities&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> IT deployment service delivery field services Tue, 28 Dec 2021 17:33:00 GMT chad.mattix@kinettix.com (Chad Mattix) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/it-supply-chain-complexities 2021-12-28T17:33:00Z 3 Technology Supply Chain Disruptions Impacting IT Project Managers https://www.kinettix.com/blog/technology-supply-chain-disruptions <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/technology-supply-chain-disruptions" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/technology_supply_chain_disruptions.jpg" alt="3 Technology Supply Chain Disruptions Impacting IT Project Managers" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>You do not have to look very far to find someone talking about supply chain issues. They are all over the news, and we are all living them as consumers who cannot reliably access expected food products or find the exact vehicle we would like — new or used.</p> <p>Chances are, you are living them at work, too, especially if you are an <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/deployment-design-execute-projects-compressed-timeframe"><span>IT project manager</span></a> or work in any adjacent field.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/blog/technology-supply-chain-disruptions" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.kinettix.com/hubfs/technology_supply_chain_disruptions.jpg" alt="3 Technology Supply Chain Disruptions Impacting IT Project Managers" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>You do not have to look very far to find someone talking about supply chain issues. They are all over the news, and we are all living them as consumers who cannot reliably access expected food products or find the exact vehicle we would like — new or used.</p> <p>Chances are, you are living them at work, too, especially if you are an <a href="https://www.kinettix.com/deployment-design-execute-projects-compressed-timeframe"><span>IT project manager</span></a> or work in any adjacent field.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=3298274&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kinettix.com%2Fblog%2Ftechnology-supply-chain-disruptions&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.kinettix.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> IT deployment service delivery field services Wed, 22 Dec 2021 15:17:00 GMT chad.mattix@kinettix.com (Chad Mattix) https://www.kinettix.com/blog/technology-supply-chain-disruptions 2021-12-22T15:17:00Z