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You need more
than an IT person

You need a strategic business partner.

We help small and mid-sized companies leverage technology to build a better business.

Experienced business technology leader

A proven IT solution to get your business on track and keep it on track

Based on 25 years of hands-on experience supporting, advising, and running high-performing IT teams for Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations

Satisfied IT services client

“IT Planning Toolkit allows us to manage the complexities of our technology operations in a cost efficient manner, while providing the visibility we need to drive change.”

R. Carlisle Sr. | President, CEO at NID-HCA

“IT Planning Toolkit bridges the gap between IT, the CFO, and the CEO flawlessly. It turns these three essential parts of any organization into a cohesive team.”

Business owner testimonial

R. Smith | Owner at Smith Consulting SBC

More than two decades of research and experience is built into our flagship solution, IT Planning Toolkit.

Since 2018, we've used IT Planning Toolkit to help small and mid-sized companies solve their toughest IT problems. Designing and implementing technology strategies and service models that improve business operations, fuel growth, and reduce security threats.

Based on the results and our client success stories, IT Planning Toolkit has proven to be the fastest, easiest, and most cost effective way for smaller companies to transform IT into a competitive business advantage. 

So, if you’re struggling with IT, spinning your wheels, feeling stuck, reluctant to make changes, afraid you might make things worse, you've found your solution.


Solve your toughest IT problems

And push your business to higher levels of growth

Wise owl smarter IT decisions

Make Smarter Choices

Our exclusive what-if scenario analysis takes the guesswork out of IT decision-making, helping you understand the business impact of your technology choices before you 

make them.

Clock and coins save time and money

Save Time and Money

Together we'll design a clear, easy to understand game plan for IT that improves operational efficiency and strengthens your relationships with customers, employees, and partners.

Wrench and gear budget optimization

Optimize Your Budget

Proprietary algorithms quickly identify the IT projects and initiatives that will create the greatest business value, so you avoid wasteful spending, and get more out of your technology budget.

Map marker easily navigate change

Easily Navigate Change

An agile framework allows us to fine-tune your IT strategy in real-time, so you'll easily keep pace with shifting business priorities, market conditions, new technologies, and compliance requirements.

Binoculars uncover blind spots

Uncover Blind Spots

We evaluate your top business priorities, tech dependencies, and current IT capabilities, to determine the areas of IT that pose the greatest risk to your business, and those that offer the greatest opportunity.

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Improve Performance

Our managed technology services measurably improve IT performance by reducing the firefighting, work-a-rounds, and reactive activities that waste  time, money, and resources, and get you nowhere.

Business owner testimonial 2

“IT can be a black box. Am I making the best choices for my business? What is the most cost-effective alternative? What else should I consider besides cost? How do I keep pace with changing technology? IT Planning Toolkit can answer all of these questions for you and more. It's like having your own team of analysts, only without the high costs, overhead, or time it would take to get actionable data.” 

K. Arden | CEO at Kim Arden Consulting

How are you meeting the challenges?

Running IT is getting harder every day

Increasing Business Demand

Shrinking Budgets

Marketplace Uncertainty

Growing Security Threats

Rising Costs

Competition for Talent

Discover what other business leaders are saying about IT Planning Toolkit


"I haven't seen another IT planning and decision-making solution that brings these kinds of insights. Seriously compelling. If you haven't starting using it, you're missing out." 

Business partner testimonial

J. Mitchell | Partner at Arkitech Group

“IT Planning Toolkit is the go to solution for all of our IT needs. We have saved $$$ and covered all of our IT needs seamlessly!” 

Business partner testimonial 2

D. Covington | Owner at Covnet Technologies

“IT Planning Toolkit provides accurate, fast, and actionable insights that are perfect for companies who want to save time and effort - but not cut corners.”

Business partner testimonial 3

J. Basu | Founder, CEO at smartQED

"Better Business Technology changed how we think about IT. Their IT Planning Toolkit solution has propelled our efficiency, security, and growth, beyond our wildest expectations." 

IT services client testimonial

A. Shyshko | CRO at Outbound Funnel



About Better Business Technology

Founder Better Business Technology

Nate Payne

Founder, Managing Director

Better Business Technology

For the past 25 years, I have lived IT from the inside out, supporting, advising, and running high-performing IT teams for Fortune 500 companies, small business enterprises, and nonprofit organizations.

I've witnessed firsthand how a lack of clarity and understanding around business-technology relationships and dependencies within a company can lead to poor IT performance, and ultimately, poor business performance.

So, when I launched Better Business Technology I knew that I needed to have a solution that would help small and mid-sized companies have more productive conversations around IT, so they could make smarter technology decisions and achieve better business outcomes. 


I spent weeks sitting through product demo after product demo, but didn't find a single solution that measured up.

So, I decided to create what I couldn't find. After months of designing, building, and testing, our flagship solution was born, IT Planning Toolkit.

This is the solution I wish I had 20 years ago!

I'm so confident that IT Planning Toolkit will be a game-changing IT solution for your business, I'm putting my money where my mouth is. 

Work with us risk-free for 60 days.


If you aren’t 100% thrilled with the results, I’ll refund your money. No questions asked!


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