Although current economic conditions are challenging, network organizations can still take positive steps to shelter themselves and maintain the quality of the services they deliver until the situation improves. This research note addresses several points that can help to maintain service quality and organizational efficiency during this volatile period:
- Review organization responsibilities against current staffing.
- Restructure network groups based upon budget and operational needs.
- Identify key suppliers and review all contractual obligations.
Many network plans and budgets are on shaky ground because of unplanned budget cuts and unforeseen expenses. Now is the time to review the roles and responsibilities of the network organization against existing budget constraints and take appropriate actions.