Virtual Chief Information Officer Support

Virtual Chief Information Officers help guide success and maintain a competitive advantage for your company with strategic advice on leveraging technology for cost savings, efficiency improvements and revenue growth. With an assigned Virtual CIO who knows your business and technology needs, you’ll experience the benefits of a CIO at a fraction of the cost of a full-time employee.

Strategic development & management

  • Creation and maintenance of annually updated technology plan, including recommendations for hardware, software and cloud services. Consults on ERP and line of business application selection and implementation available for additional fee.
  • Regular meetings review network issues and give insight into opportunities for improving security, performance and employee productivity.
  • Advanced and Premium clients benefit from management of technology projects we are engaged to deliver, including supervising subcontractors & employees and providing status reports.
  • Premium clients also benefit from:
    • Budget and forecasting guidance for effective allocation of your technology investments.
    • Analysis of your technology security compared with industry best practices, and recommendations to mitigate risk.
    • A basic disaster recovery plan designed to protect you in event of data loss. Expanded plan available on a billable basis.
    • Assistance with creating IT-related sections of company policies and manuals.
    • Virtual CIO availability for up to 2 hours per quarter to participate in board, client or IT strategy meetings

Vendor management

  • Coordinate with providers to resolve host related email & website issues
  • Advanced and Premium clients benefit from systematic tracking and reporting on internal software usage licenses to ensure compliance
  • Advanced and Premium clients benefit from negotiate, coordinate and identify purchasing power opportunities with telecom, internet, copier, printer and hardware & software vendors
  • Premium clients benefit from coordination responsibility with all hardware and software vendors.

Virtual CIO Support Plan Options