By knowing the detail about the IT needs of your company, a Virtual CIO (vCIO) can provide you with the best advice and strategy for your IT planning. It is the job of the Virtual CIO to work closely with you to learn about your business goals, priorities, and strategy. This knowledge and level of partnership drives the value that can be delivered during regular business reviews. A vCIO is like a high-level consultant who has your best interest in mind.
The Virtual CIO works for you and with you to help achieve your desired IT outcomes. The vCIO will be able to assess where you want to take your company and then recommend what is the best technology to get you there.
Because your McLane Intelligent Solutions Virtual CIO is familiar with your desired outcomes, they will be able to develop an IT plan for your company that will help you increase productivity, avoid issues, and reduce risk. A well-executed technology plan helps budget and prioritize IT projects, changes, and needs. This enables you to focus on growing your business and avoids poor investments in technology.
When the vCIO makes an IT plan for your company they will take into consideration important planning details like your budget, your projections for growth, the needs of your customers and employees, and the goals of your business. The vCIO will also use their technology expertise to assess your current network infrastructure and determine when hardware components will need to be replaced, along with what new technologies will best serve your company’s needs.
A Virtual CIO is the perfect IT solution for any small or medium sized organization. Having a Virtual CIO will allow your organization to benefit from a highly trained and experienced consultant, without having to hire a new full-time executive. A vCIO will be able to use their experience to your benefit to help you achieve your goals.