How To Take Our Free IT Audit Assessment

27 November 2023
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Navigating the dynamic tech-driven business landscape is both thrilling and challenging, but we understand that this also brings some concerns for managing directors and business leaders.

Today we are trying to address a few of them around:

  • Fear of being left behind
  • Compliance burdens
  • Slow systems

We understand that there are sometimes concerns amongst some business leaders of potentially being left behind in the fast-paced world of technology, especially when the business world tends to celebrate tech-savvy leaders, and their own technical knowledge may be lacking.

Additionally, as a business leader, personally shouldering the weight of compliance obligations can be a real struggle. IT providers should ease that burden on senior leaders by being completely transparent about the state of the IT function with frequent reports and/or meetings and use plain simple language rather than tech jargon. As directors, you are held responsible for compliance so IT providers should not add more tech frustrations to your plate.

Now, let’s address that feeling of unease about your IT landscape.

Whether you’re in professional services or engineering, the impact of efficiency on daily operations is undeniable. Running a successful business requires a seamless blend of expertise and operational efficiency. For an engineering or manufacturing firm, machinery and production lines are crucial. In a professional services company, your systems are your production line.

However, poorly managed IT can hinder your operational efficiency, affecting overall productivity.

The hidden risks of bad IT practices include:

  • Downtime and productivity loss
  • Communication inefficiencies
  • Missed deadlines
  • Project delays
  • Scalability challenges.

Unreliable IT systems can lead to frequent downtime, affecting your team’s productivity and timely service delivery. Outdated communication tools hinder internal collaboration, causing delays in project timelines and client communication. Ineffective project management tools can lead to missed deadlines, impacting client satisfaction, and potentially resulting in financial penalties. Non-scalable IT systems may struggle to accommodate business growth, leading to performance issues and operational disruptions.

To address these challenges, we’re excited to introduce the start of the solution: our Free IT Audit Assessment.

Over the past 12 months, we’ve dedicated our efforts to developing a cutting-edge IT audit assessment tool specifically designed for small businesses. This quick snapshot provides valuable insights into your IT needs and is a streamlined version of our comprehensive paid IT audit service.

By engaging with our IT audit assessment, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Shed light on your IT landscape.
  • Get personalised insights to guide you through the maze of IT compliance, cybersecurity, and operational efficiency.
  • Gain clarity on improvement areas in just 10 minutes with our traffic light system.

Even if your current IT operations are running smoothly, this quickfire audit serves as a proactive measure, uncovering potential hidden concerns and ensuring a robust IT strategy aligned with your business objectives.

We invite you to be one of the first to test it!

Click here to take the IT Audit Assessment now!

Visualise Your IT Transformation:

Curious about how the assessment works and the invaluable insights it can provide for your business? We’ve created a brief video demonstration that takes you through the process step by step.

Why Watch the Demo?

  1. See it in Action:

Watch for under 30 seconds as we navigate through the assessment, showcasing how it sheds light on potential risks and provides personalised recommendations.

  1. Understand the Value:

Gain a deeper understanding of how the audit can empower you with knowledge to fortify your IT strategy and ensure a resilient business.

Watch the Free IT Audit Assessment Demo Below!

Three Simple Steps to Taking the Audit Assessment:

  1. Enter Your Details: Provide some basic information to get started.
  2. Answer the Questions: Complete the assessment in a few minutes to evaluate your IT landscape.
  3. See Your Personalised Results: Receive a customised report highlighting areas for improvement and strategic insights.
  4. (Optional) Contact Us to Discuss Your Results: If you have questions or want to explore further, our risk experts are here to help.

This audit is not just about finding problems; it’s about empowering you with the knowledge to enhance your IT strategy and fortify your business against potential disruptions.

Ready to take control of your IT health?

Click here to take the Free IT Audit Assessment now!

What our customers say

Lumina Technologies have taken the time to understand the requirements of our business and work as our strategic IT partner, enabling us to concentrate on delivering a high quality service to our clients and focus on our growth strategy. They have delivered a 100% cloud solution to our business with no underlying infrastructure costs or maintenance, which gives us scalability for our planned growth. It also means our business critical applications and data are securely accessible from virtually all our user devices. Lumina’s professional approach and strategic expertise is highly valued and their management of our IT – based on their in-depth knowledge, leaves us confident that our systems are available 24×7.

Luke Harrison
Keidan Harrison LLP

Lumina have supported us so well through the difficult circumstances of 2020.  They worked extremely hard to ensure we were able to work remotely and continue to operate our business successfully. The support team are very friendly and knowledgeable, and have excellent response times.

The team have also enhanced our cyber security which is so important in the legal sector, and they continue to provide high quality advice to help us move forward with our IT goals.

Robin Illingworth
Managing Partner, Adams & Remers LLP

The quality of IT Support provided by Lumina Technology is of the highest standard and is complemented by effective client liaison with impressive response times. Trap Oil Group plc has no hesitation in recommending Lumina as a dedicated and specialist group of IT professionals.

Martin David
Technical Director, Trap Oil Group plc

Richard and his team are a real inspiration to anyone who meets them and I have watched Lumina’s growth over the last few years with interest and admiration. Richard has been an amazing supporter of the Hospice of St Francis, being a Gold member of the Corporate Partner Network for almost two years. He takes an active interest in the community and is passionate about his company and his town: nothing is too much trouble, he is always willing to help, to give up his time and to provide business advice when asked. Lumina is an inspiration to any company wanting to set up business in Hertfordshire.

Carolyn Addison
Corporate Fundraising Manager, The Hospice of St Francis

Lumina Technologies Prism Hosted Desktop has allowed our business to centralise our global corporate data, allowing much faster access for all our staff – regardless of their location. We have also been able to simplify and reduce our infrastructure and management overhead. With the new Prism Hosted Desktop solution all staff now have simple and secure access to corporate data using any device they choose. Prism Hosted Desktop has increased the productivity of our staff and given us a single, consistent and familiar experience for all users from any device, in any location, 24/7.

Katherine Roe
Chief Executive Officer, Wentworth Resources PLC

The commercially sensitive and regulated nature of Lambert Energy Advisory’s business requires an IT provider able to maintain the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality, Lumina Technologies has consistently been unimpeachable in this regard over the nine years we have employed them.

Patrick Agar
Lambert Energy Advisory

It has been a great pleasure working with Lumina Technologies over the past two years. They have fully committed to being involved in the local community with volunteering and with professional advice and commitment, helping many local charities along the way. As a growing company it proves that being involved in the local community is helping them attract and retain a talented workforce and I look forward to working with them well into the future.

Cindy Withey
Connect Dacorum

Hawkstone Management Services Ltd is a small company for which IT Outsourcing is realistically the only viable option. Lumina Technologies have successfully performed this role for over fifteen years. They also provide innovative solutions to keep pace with technological progress. I would have no hesitation in recommending Lumina to similar sized businesses.

Stephen Pembury
Hawkstone Management Services Ltd

Charles Douglas Solicitors LLP have been using Lumina Technologies for a number of years now and continue to be impressed by the technical know-how and contemporary knowledge of their senior management, who provide a timely, efficient and friendly service. Whether it is a small issue with one computer, or a strategic IT decision, they maintain a current knowledge of available technologies. Lumina are always at the other end of the phone to help resolve issues and minimise business interference. The technical knowledge of Richard and his senior team means that there has not been a problem that they can’t solve to date. I am sure we will continue to use them in the years to come.

Charles Douglas
Managing Partner, Charles Douglas Solicitors LLP

The team at Lumina Technologies have made the Amoun Travel & Tours office IT transition seamless and problem free. The office set-up has been vastly improved and the IT Support services are flawless. No issue goes unresolved, which is extremely reassuring.

Adam Helmy
Amoun Travel & Tours Ltd

Lumina Technologies has been Salamander Energy plc’s IT provider since start-up in 2005 and has supported us in London during our expansion across operational offices in SE Asia. Their professional approach, strategic advice and close co-operation have been essential in making this a success.

John Bell
Group Technical Director, Salamander Energy plc

Richard and his team at Lumina have provided Perrett Laver Limited with high quality strategic and practical IT Services for over ten years. During this period, Perrett Laver has grown from 10+ colleagues based in London to nearly 100 colleagues located in six offices across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. Richard and the Lumina team have not just been responsive to our ‘everyday’ IT needs, but have proactively sought to work with us on developing an infrastructure suitable for the type of operation we are today, and are planning to be months and years down the line. I would not hesitate to recommend Richard, especially for small to medium size business with growth in mind.

Clementine McKinley
COO, Perrett Laver Limited

Society Limited has been supported by Lumina Technologies since our earliest start-up phase. From large logistical challenges like an office move, through to smaller fiddly issues like fixing a faulty e-template, we know we can count on their support and advice. They’ve also been able to engage with us strategically on the challenge of scaling-up our infrastructure as the firm continues to grow and evolve. We always feel confident going to Lumina with a problem, since we know they genuinely care about sorting things out and helping us to get on with our core business.

Simon Lucas
Managing Director, Society Limited

The Vita Group HQ staff have worked with Richard McBarnet and Lumina Technologies for over 9 years, with Lumina providing all our PC, server, phone, and software support. The services have included C-level executives based in London, Manchester, the US, as well as supporting home office IT as well. The service provided and intellectual capabilities are outstanding and we would highly recommend Richard and his Lumina team.

Joe Menendez
CEO, The Vita Group

We worked with Lumina on a GDPR Audit. Richard was knowledgeable and professional throughout, and did the best he could to bring a dry topic to life through lots of real life examples and analogies. We were so impressed with the service Lumina provided and the value we got from partnering with them on this project – we couldn’t recommend them enough.

Holly Cottingham, Vintec Laboratories

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