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Catalyit: 5 Tips for Hiring the Right IT for Your Agency

As an independent insurance agent, you may find it practical to hire a third-party to run your day-to-day IT services for things like help desk support and hardware issues. When it comes to in-house IT, you may consider hiring for more innovative and strategic skillsets to make tech a growth enabler for your agency.

Hiring a third-party IT, Managed Services Provider (MSP)

Philosophically, lean IT keeps the innovative talent in-house and outsources the rest to provide maximum value.

  1. Clearly define your IT needs and goals.

    Before you begin the process, it is important to understand your IT needs and goals. This will help you identify the right provider that can best meet your needs.

  2. Look for a provider with a wide range of services.

    A good provider should offer a range of services including network and infrastructure management, disaster recovery, and cybersecurity.

  3. Consider a provider that offers 24/7 support.

    Find a provider that can provide support around the clock. This will ensure that your business can quickly resolve any IT issues that may arise.

  4. Research the provider’s reputation and check their references, looking for those who work with insurance agencies.

    It is important to find a provider that has a good reputation in the industry and has satisfied clients who are willing to vouch for their services.

  5. Look for a provider that offers a flexible and scalable service.

    Businesses may have fluctuating IT needs and requirements, so it is important to find a provider that can adapt and scale their services accordingly. This will ensure that your business can continue to grow and evolve without the need to constantly search for new IT providers.

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