vCIO is Simplegrid’s service offering focused on providing CIO functionality & value to small & medium sized businesses.
By leveraging the vCIO service, businesses of any size can have an experienced resource available to provide strategic IT analysis and management, without the cost of a full time CIO.
In today’s environment, small & medium size businesses can leverage technology and technology services as an equalizer with larger competitors and as a way to improve service/product delivery.
Simplegrid’s vCIO service includes the following:
- vCIO Quarterly Account Review
The vCIO prepares and delivers a report on at most, a quarterly basis, outlining all services performed, current customer business initiatives/projects, timelines/status for existing projects, and recommendations moving forward.
- Project Ownership
The vCIO will provide management of IT related projects, focusing on project deliverables and success by “owning” the project and providing a single point of contact and accountability.
- Strategic Guidance/Planning
The vCIO will act as a neutral resource to assist in strategic planning and decision making. He/She will also be able to provide annual budgetary numbers for the IT department, and perform negotiations with vendors regarding pricing of new infrastructure or services.
- Resource Mentorship/Augmentation
The vCIO will act as a resource to mentor existing internal IT resources. The vCIO can also provide assistance/guidance for areas/times where existing resources have either skillset or availability gaps.
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