What is a vCIO?
vCIO or Virtual Chief Information Officer is a contractor that serves as your organizations Chief Information Officer. If there is an existing IT department within your organization, the vCIO advises and collaborates with your IT team. If you do not have an internal IT team or your department has limited staff, Proxurve can serve as your IT team.
Defining strategic IT goals, facilitating technology changes within your organization, and adjusting business processes are just a few things that vCIOs are tasked with. A vCIO take a broad view of your needs and focuses on the alignment of business and IT.
Why do you need a vCIO?
With a vCIO your organization has access to the knowledge and expertise of a Chief Information Officer without the expense of having a full-time staff member. With the desire to increase revenue and decrease expenses, incorporating a vCIO within your organization affords IT expertise at a more controlled and affordable rate.
Assessing your work environment, from hardware, software, infrastructure to business processes, exposes opportunities to improve your organizations systems. Aligning your organizations needs with best practices and up to date on security standards is critical. Understanding, leveraging and utilizing technologies that help your organization accomplish its goal is at the core of our strategy. With our vCIO service, you only pay for what services you need.
Incorporating a vCIO can:
- Help you use your technology strategically. With our deep technical knowledge and our ability to view all the moving parts, we can help you understand what technology can help your business accomplish specific business objectives.
- Develop an IT roadmap. Anticipating what is around the corner is vital to avoiding and IT disasters. It also helps make sure that you are investing in the right technology at the right time.
- Assess Governance and Compliance. A vCIO can ensure that IT and the business align to communicate, make decisions that align and work toward the same goals.
- Capture Knowledge and Information. Structure your corporate and IT knowledge and information for efficiency.