It can be difficult to buy something without knowing it works well. That’s why we, as consumers, love samples. Whether it’s toying around with the latest tablet at the store, or picking up a sample of food from a tray to taste-test it. There is a value in understanding exactly what a product or service is, and how it will benefit you specifically.
Microsoft’s Value Discovery Workshops consist of a series of activities and workshops that give customers hands-on experience for their technologies, as well as an opportunity to pick the brains of the experts that build Microsoft technology solutions, and helps them learn how to customize their solutions and harness them to best benefit their industry vertical. Additional programs, like the Customer Immersion Experience (CIE), allows customers to explore a demo version of their potential investment. The Value Discovery Workshop helps to make clear IT business decisions, but also includes documentation with data to explains and dissects the investments proof of value and long-term return.
New Signature cites three principle descriptions for Value Discovery Workshops that sum up its true value for customers:
- Concrete Value
It’s nice to think that a product or service will benefit you or your organization, but it’s better to know for sure. Value Discovery Workshops provide hard data that proves the value that the investment will create over time. Stakeholders will be more supportive of necessary IT investments when they can see its value in tangible form. So not only will the technologies themselves help your business, but you can also remain confident in your investment’s concrete value.
- Quick Value
Value Discovery Workshops offer transformational business benefits in an accelerated manner. Time spent prior to investment with industry and IT experts from New Signature help to get your most pressing questions answered quickly and eliminate possible roadblocks by thinking more strategically. Customers who employ VDWs tend to experience a much better rate of time-to-market and time-to-value than their counterparts because they have a deeper understanding of what they are implementing and where they are going.
- Business-Focus Value
Investing time in a Value Discovery Workshop means that you are able to take a sea-level look at what a solution could look like for your organization and industry vertical in specific. It brings you in-depth understanding of your future state and move to that state in a way that is tailored to their unique business requirements. The VDW also offers education for individuals in your IT-team, keeping them enriched and helping them to be stronger champions for progressive technologies.