Smith System Consulting

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Smith System Consulting

Smith Systems Consulting was founded in 1984 by Blair Smith. In the late 70s, Blair Smith was a partner with a large public accounting firm in Houston, Texas. Having an advanced degree in computer science and an undergraduate degree in accounting, Mr. Smith would often use technology applications to solve the finance and accounting problems of Mr. Smith clients. Seeing the explosive growth of the personal computer industry, Blair Smith decided there were sufficient market opportunities to launch an independent technology services consultant business (Smith, 2006).

From an initial group of five, Smith Systems Consulting has grown to become a major regional consulting company with locations in Houston, Texas (headquarters), Atlanta, Georgia, and the newest venture to Beijing, China. Smith Systems Consulting clients for technology services are from a wide variety of industries including: Transportation, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and education.

Smith Systems Consulting services include: Designing and implementing network or website or custom programming project; offering the latest server technology to provide safe and secure web site hosting; developing new technology and upgrading current system; providing web site maintenance; programming and offering premier support services. Smith Systems Consulting offer these services to their clients with high value Web and Business application services.

Areas of the Business to be improved

Smith Systems Consulting is exploring the possibilities of enhancing Smith Systems Consulting security procedures and methods to maintain an honest, corporate workplace that will in turn benefit the customers in which Smith Systems Consulting serve.

The number one priority is the safety of the data that Smith Systems Consulting maintains on Smith Systems Consulting servers and who has access to that data. Everyday, hundreds of transactions are taking place on Smith Systems Consulting servers for Smith Systems Consulting customers that...