Tips for Developing a Technology Plan 

    • Create a one, three and five year plan.
    • Visualize how you want technology to leverage your firm.
    • Consider hiring a consultant or read up on the topic.
    • Visit firms you admire that are technology savvy.
    • Establish goals for hardware and infrastructure.
    • Develop a list of software needs for your firm.
    • Develop a list of electronic research publications for your firm.
    • Estimate upfront, maintenance and training costs.
    • Prioritize your wish list.
    • Implement your plan.
    • Review your plan periodically.
    • Plan for obsolescence and change.

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