Helping governments answer their Technology questions
When you are being asked to invest millions of dollars in taxpayer funds on technology, you will appreciate why public officials call on Plante Moran technology consultants for experienced, expert, technology assessments and independent advice.
It is a good time for an IT assessment when you have questions about:
- Staffing – Is it too high?
- Spending – Is it too low?
- Current projects off budget or missing deadlines
- Outsourcing and its feasibility
- Application utilization
We can assure you that we are completely independent. Therefore, we bring an unbiased eye and can assess your current position and best help you strategize for the future. We know about serving taxpayers and how governments use technology with more than 1000 public entities served. Plante Moran have been providing IT infrastructure assessments and services for our public sector clients for more than 30 years.
Our technology consultants have a variety of professional designations and are active participants in national and local chapters of government technology organizations including Public Technology Institute (PTI) and Government Management Information Systems (GMIS).
Information technology assessments
Is your community getting the right return on its IT spending? An IT or technology assessment answers this question.
Strategic technology planning
We can help you develop a comprehensive technology plan that will support the business goals of your agency and improve effectiveness.
Several of our technology consulting clients have been recognized for their technology planning excellence. The Center for Digital Government recently honored Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor, MI). And the National Association for Counties recently honored Johnson County (Kansas City).
ERP selection and implementation
Replacing your ERP system is an extremely complex and, fortunately, infrequent task. But when it is time to upgrade to a new ERP solution, where do you turn for help? For over 25 years, Plante Moran has been assisting public entities with technology assessments, ERP selection, and ERP implementation. Our ERP consulting team is completely vendor independent and offers the most comprehensive methodology and set of time-saving tools in the industry.
Security assurance consulting
Our security assurance consultants can assess, plan, design, and implement customized systems and processes that will help your agency minimize and mitigate Information Technology security risks, while keeping your data available, confidential, and compliant. Our services and solutions, including network security audits and security risk assessments, help build the necessary defensive systems and create effective internal control polices to protect your unit of government from threats to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your information system.