At Company Connecting we regularly write on technology and what companies need to consider when engaging with IT partners. This week we take a broader look at IT and the issues that small companies face when selecting at IT partner. There are many well publicised incidents of IT going very wrong in both the public and the private sector. The key for any small business is to reduce the risk of experiencing an IT problem that impacts its business. This means aligning IT with the business needs / plan, and getting impartial advice on requirements and potential IT partners.