Align Your Business with an IT Strategy Through Virtual CIO.
All businesses trust advisors to guide their strategic focus, such as financial planners or CPAs. Like those advisors, you need guidance on your organization’s IT strategy, projects, and operations. A trusted advisor is particularly importantant when going through a disruptive company change — such as a merger or acquisition — or, embarking on an IT project to match future business needs. A Best Technology virtual CIO becomes your trusted IT leader–and brings the benefit of working outside your four walls in an industry moving very quickly!
Typical virtual CIO responsibilities your business can benefit from:
Assessing – Network, Security, and People/Policy assessments that provide an unbiased perspective of configuration and policies.
Planning – IT budgets, Staffing, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, and Project Planning and Technology Roadmaps to guide the decisions of your leadership team.
Designing – Network Design for relocation or expansion of your business.
Leveraging – Hosted services/Cloud Computing/SaaS capabilities, Help Desk, Network Management, On-site Support
Some organizations can assume responsibility for these on an individual basis. However, frequently the complexity increases due to extended timeframes, multiple geographic locations or complex compliance requirements. In these situations, the advice of a virtual CIO will help you achieve your technology vision. For best results, this person must have previous exposure to many different environments, technologies and solutions.
Only a select few individuals have the industry experience and leadership skills to assume the responsibilities of a virtual CIO. Best Technology offers such individuals from our executive team to fulfill this role on a regularly scheduled, or as-needed consulting basis. Through virtual CIO, we help our clients align their tech and business strategies.