Keeping up with technology has never been more difficult than it is today. Not only is technology emerging faster than ever before, but the adoption rate has accelerated as well. Competitive pressures make it necessary to match – and sometimes beat – the competition in the selection and adoptions of new technologies.
That’s not easy. It takes dedication. It takes a special kind of leadership. It takes focus on the strategic use of technology. It takes the experience to handle and manage the adoption of technology, people and processes.
But who has the time? Our customers are already up to their ears managing their businesses.
Large companies hire someone who exclusively manages the strategic use of technology – the CIO (Chief Information Officer) or CTO (Chief Technology Officer). A great CIO can make a real difference in your business. But for a medium-sized company, the cost of hiring one may be prohibitive.
A New Direction
That’s why many of our clients are taking a different direction – we call it CIO-to-Go.
They are hiring us to manage the strategic use of technology for them. We help them to develop a technology strategy, to oversee the selection and implementation of new technology and to manage their portfolio of projects and IT processes. We watch the issues and trends and we help our clients determine both what technologies they need and how to leverage those technologies to help their bottom line.
Technology is both a cost and an opportunity. The foundation technologies are costs that must be managed very carefully. We outsource, we partner, and we work the efficiencies using ITIL and LEAN, in order to keep your costs as low as possible. We also recover troubled systems and get you operating reliably.
Emerging technologies are an opportunity. We can do this from our vantage point where we watch multiple technologies. We follow multiple technologies, and when we see for the right opportunities for you, we sift through all of what is out there, and we bring you the best tools for your business.
A Team Approach
We can pack a lot of skills into one package because your CIO-to-Go is backed by our team. We have people with deep experience in a number of areas. Our CIO-to-Go can tap into all of those resources for their skills and vision. You benefit by having a CIO resource that is knowledgeable, at top of the field, experienced in running large shops, and backed by a reliable team – and you don’t have to hire any of it full time. You get as much as you need, when you need it. A modest price for a fabulous benefit.
CIO to go. Why didn’t someone think of this before?