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New Year Promotion!

It’s a new year and you should start it off right! For a limited time, SPRY Technologies of Charlotte and Raleigh are offering IT SUPPORT TIME blocks at our LOW special rate of $55/Hr
…an unbelievable 35% discount.

Our expert IT Consultants are MS Certified Engineers and will provide systems analysis, desktop/network support, application upgrades, monitoring and back-ups.

What’s the catch? Well, you have to HURRY!
This special offer expires for purchase on January 31, 2011 and must be used by December 31, 2011.

This discount can be applied when pre-scheduled for Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm, and can be purchased in blocks of 10 hours, with a maximum of 50 hours per customer. Restrictions apply. Contact info@sprytek.net for details.

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SPRY Technologies of Charlotte is pleased to announce the award of a contract to provide services under the Short-Term IT Staffing Contract No. ITS-002441-OE3 for the state of North Carolina. State contracts are highly sought after and SPRYTEK is amongst a select group of vendors that have met the NC State requirements.

SPRYTek will provide Short-Term IT Staffing / Open Enrollment services to the State of North Carolina and associated agencies, (state offices, community colleges, universities, institutions, counties, municipalities, public schools, and other local governmental entities).

SPRYTek VP, Business Process Management (Rick Thibodeau) will oversee the measurement the quality of services delivered to ITS using Quality Deficiency Reports, Performance Reviews, and personal interviews.

The SPRYTek Account Manager (Dan Roberts) and the ITS Business Unit Director will meet on a regular basis to ensure that SPRYTek is able to deliver requested services while meeting customer expectations regarding cost.

SPRYTek develops staffing resources (pre-screened candidates) to ensure a timely response to ITS service requests.  SPRYTek utilizes technical evaluation software, to ensure a non-biased, technical evaluation (at no additional cost to ITS).  Continuous Improvement and Quality Assurance (CIQA) processes ensure that SPRYTek adjusts business processes/procedures to meet individual customer expectations.  CIQA policies and procedures follow SPRYTek quality guidelines and deliver client business goals/objectives.  Since the implementation of the CIQA approach, SPRYTek has strengthened all client relationships.

Rick Thibodeau concluded, saying: “SPRYTek continues to expand throughout North Carolina and across the East Coast. Being awarded as a North Carolina State vendor solidifies our foothold and allows us to provide quality services to a broader base of clientele. We are very pleased.”

SPRYTek Adds New Services

In addition to Business Process Improvement, IT Consulting and POS, SPRY Technologies of Charlotte has added Custom Website Design and Development, Testing and Search Engine Marketing to its menu of services.

“This growth in our services represents our commitment to providing our clients with a full range of IT Services,” said Larry Dukes, SPRYTek Executive Vice President of Operations. “We see a significant need amongst our client base for a comprehensive solution, and we are very excited to have the expertise and resources to be able to assist our customers effectively and efficiently.

The SPRYTek Design and Development team creates custom-made aesthetically pleasing, easily navigable and highly functional websites. These web-enabled tools will integrate with the client’s legacy or point of sale systems, provide e-commerce solutions, and be power-house systems to make businesses run.

The SPRYTek Search Engine Optimization team works to provide online marketing solutions and opportunities to our web design customers and those clients with under-preforming pre-existing sites. Basic code level and on-site optimization will be done, and recommendations made including looking at upgrades to content and functionality. Listings with backlinks will be created or edited in order to provide the most search engine optimized and friendly site possible while maintaining the integrity of the design and message of the site.

Please contact us for more information about SPRYTek, web design, development or search engine optimization. We can be reached at our Charlotte, NC headquarters at 866-980-7779 or info@sprytek.net.

Have you ever considered working with a consulting company? Every day SPRYTek works with businesses across the Southeast  US that like what we have to offer, but they ask if we can prove Return on Investement (ROI).  While what we bring to a business is often immeasurable in terms of employee growth and process improvement, Return on Investment is usually gauged differently by each customer’s expectations.  This is one reason we like to say, that SPRYTek’s value is determined by the results that our customers can measure.  For example, a testimonial from Chris Leab, President of a family entertainment firm, engaged SPRYTek to initially deliver a management of his business – and today we are totally involved in all aspects of improving their profitability.

“SPRYTek is providing marketing, research, sales training and management support to assist Funigan’s with our continued growth in the family entertainment sector” –President, Family Entertainment Firm

SPRYTek’s management  and consultants are senior-level leaders with years of experience in delivering solutions that assist customers with improving their financial bottom line.  SPRYTek is helping companies to motivate and focus their management teams on continuous improvement opportunities, assist in determining ways to increase customer activity increase sales revenue, improve operating efficiency and increase profits.

SPRYTek also has the resources that can help your business grow in terms of our people. Here are some bios of our key executives:

Dan Roberts

Dan Roberts is a Change Manager with an impressive record of streamlining business operations, and process reengineering, as well as developing and implementing innovative organizational change solutions to build industry leading service programs. Dan excels at building strong internal and external relationships and executing successful buy-in with clients.   

Larry Dukes

Larry Dukes is an Information Technology Executive with a successful track record of delivering business solutions and managing projects with excellent time and budgetary results.  Larry is recognized for consistently exceeding customer and management expectations, and his continued success is a result of assisting customers with achieving business excellence. In addition to possessing a strong work ethic, Larry is enthusiastic and possessive a sense of urgency toward accomplishing goals, which translates into efficient and effective decision making.

Rick Thibodeau

Rick Thibodeau is a results-oriented manager with a proven record as an Operations Manager, Management Consultant, Project Manager and Business Analyst in large-volume environments.  Rick brings to the team many strengths including expertise in process improvement, project management, team building, change management, cost control and financial performance using analytical and metrics-based methods growth.

SPRYTek has the capability to provide you with consultants who are seasoned experts, with experience in a myriad of disciplines. We will match your needs with the best team of professionals devoted to finding avenues for your business success. The return on your investment will be measured in process improvement, effective leadership and operational growth for years to come.

How would you rate your business’s current performance tracking tools? If you would give yourself a high rating in tracking performance, I would also imagine that you have realized the benefits of doing so. If you would not give yourself or your business a high rating in regards to daily/weekly/monthly/yearly performance, I would say that’s because you have not yet seen the value of doing so!

With our clients, shortly after developing a few simple tools for tracking the business’s Sales and Costs, the client is able to see where they have improvement opportunities and can take corrective actions to capitalize on them. Tools to use for this can range from ERP systems, company databases or Excel worksheets. Reports can then be established to show performance in the Key Result Areas on a daily or weekly basis (or, in fact, for any date range of your choice). Comparing actual results vs. the previous period and also compared to goals, will help you clearly identify improvement opportunities to increase sales, decrease costs and improve profits.

Typically, after a couple of months of recording, tracking, and evaluating performance metrics, a business leader is able to start realizing sales increases and/or cost reductions, in excess of 13%. Contact Rick Thibodeau or Larry Dukes today, to learn more about how SPRYTek can help you set up your own tracking, reporting and evaluation tools, and assist you in achieving your goals.

We have seen a significant increase in the interest in IT Managed Services as businesses are looking for ways to streamline processes while increasing effectiveness. Today’s business needs to focus on the their core products and services and IT Managed Services makes this a reality.” – Larry Dukes, SPRY Technologies

As the international business community continues to pick up the pieces from the recession, companies have chosen significant streamlining of operations. Currently the immediate future looks positive, with some light shining through at the end of the tunnel. Businesses are starting to hire again, there is a movement to refocus on not just surviving, but making a profit.

Through this worldwide recession and the competitive market, companies have come to realize the importance of making the optimum use of their IT infrastructure and finding innovative ways to cut costs. Reuters Service predicts that over 21% of companies will choose an outside organization to manage their network environment to save on costs in the coming years. The consolidation and budgeting of resources means that these companies are now positioned to enjoy the benefits of strategic partnerships. Businesses now must run on leaner and more efficient budgets, as companies continue to maximize return on investment and operational expenditure.

We see a bright future for IT Managed Services with companies working at creating leaner business models, setting up strategic alliances and managing budgets, while simultaneously looking to ensure that they provide quality services to their users. The Managed Services providers (MSPs) are becoming a valuable resource for the companies looking to thrive.

IT Managed services are a fast growing best practice for modern businesses. SPRYTek is assisting customers in reducing their Network Costs by over 14%. If you are interested in learning  more about how SPRYtek can assist you with your IT Managed Services needs, please give us a call at 866-980-7779.

Do you feel as if your company is always putting out fires? Get ahead of the crisis-cycle by anticipating the challenges your growing business will address ahead of time. SPRYTek’s unique set of experience and expert consultants has the ability to share with you the leading indicators, best practices and team building that will give your business the tools it needs to succeed in today’s fast-paced world.

If you have the skills to anticipate potential problems before they arise, even plan ahead so little to no unforeseen issues could hamper progress, then you can compete with the major players in your industry. We take the best practices of the Fortune 500 and apply them to your business in a custom but scalable fashion that makes you proactive instead of reactive.

Empower your team to become aware of potential obstacles before they happen through proper training and accountability. By giving your employees the ability to flag an impending crisis, you will be able to address and resolve the challenge and move forward—ultimately saving time and money.

You do not have to go it alone when it comes to growing your business. With the assistance of expert resources, your business can save time, money and succeed. Let SPRYTek’s team work with you to put together the best strategy and processes for you.