IT Strategy

D4D helps you to make an accurate diagnosis of your IT environment. Together with you, we create a plan and provide you with the tools you need.

Together we look at sourcing, standards, application landscape, compliance and security to give you a better handle on your IT objectives.

D4D thinks alongside you about your IT landscape, your ambitions and requirements, and how your applications communicate with each other so that your IT set-up matches the social objectives you wish to achieve.

Products & Services

IT-Scan

What?

D4D helps you to make an accurate diagnosis of your IT environment. Together, we will look at the needs of the organization and create a plan to provide you with the tools you need.

Business benefits:

  • It provides your organization with a snapshot of your current technology landscape;
  • It highlights gaps in your current structure, including aging and inefficient technology;
  • It identifies areas where your technology is actually impeding productivity;
  • It allows you to structure a coherent plan for the purchase of new equipment and software.

G-Suite

What?

D4D takes care of the G-Suite implementation for your organization by making an inventory of licenses, signaling cost-saving opportunities, and guiding employees to the new way of working in the Cloud.

Business benefits:

  • It lowers IT costs by offering free and unlimited licenses for NGOs;
  • Secure cloud storage while compliant with GDPR;
  • It enhances productivity through simplicity and foolproof communication tools;
  • It facilitates ‘one-source of truth’ as everyone can work at the same time, in the same document; 
  • It bridges the gap between the main office and local offices as colleagues can work together in the cloud; 
  • It works well on low bandwidth internet connections.

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