How can ICT help my organisation save money?

Work more efficiently by making sure your computer systems are set up to collect, store and retrieve information quickly and easily.

  • Use the internet to find the cheapest deals on supplies and services.
  • Use free services such as Skype to make cheap phone calls.
  • Use online teleconferences and video conferencing to save money on travel and meeting costs.
  • Spend less on printing and advertising by using your website and other online tools to promote yourself.
  • Send emails instead of printed newsletters and annual reports.
  • Switch to free Open Source Software such as Open Office
  • Save time and money by checking ICT skills in your team, encouraging skills swaps and investing in training.
  • Be more efficient by making sure computer systems are set up to collect, store and retrieve information quickly and easily.

For more information visit:

www.ictknowledgebase.org.uk/freeandlowcosttools

ICT Knowledgebase articles on saving money with ICT


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  1. Marcus

    Automate repetitive tasks by using mailmerge to send out mass-mailing letters and emails.

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