Virtual CIO

How Virtual CIO Can Help?

Your Trusted Strategic Partner

Are your IT led initiatives underperforming against your expectations? Have costs continued to rise while delivery and service levels miss the mark? Quite often this occurs due to a lack of business aligned, strategic, senior IT leadership. FoodChain ID’s Virtual CIO program delivers business driven strategic IT leadership. Our vCIO will help reduce the cost of IT services, while improving your business’ competitive position in its market. With years of real world experience in diverse industry verticals, a FoodChain ID Virtual CIO will craft a technology vision that aligns internal priorities with customer demand.

Deliver Business Aligned Solutions at Lower Cost

Markets and technology evolve rapidly and your business requires IT leadership that keeps pace. FoodChain ID vCIOs are senior executives focused on current technology trends and will help you execute key initiatives, and craft a business aligned IT roadmap, whether it is a Cloud strategy, DevOps transformation, business continuity planning, or improved service delivery.

Most technology initiatives fail because of poor business requirement definition. By focusing on business processes and not features and functions, the vCIO will help you clearly define project objectives, and articulate business requirements.

Business Driven Strategy

  • Obtain deep understanding of business goals and objectives
  • Partner with executives to understand key opportunities
  • Provide industry thought leadership to your unique objectives

IT Assessment

  • Analysis of IT operations and efficiency
  • Benchmark against industry best practices (e.g. ITIL)
  • Risk assessment and business continuity
  • IT governance process maturity
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Cloud readiness

IT Strategy and Planning

  • Policy and IT governance assistance
  • IT strategy roadmap
  • Disaster recovery planning
  • DevOps and continuous delivery
  • Cloud migration, SaaS, IaaS, and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)
  • Technology initiative prioritization
  • Cost benefit and return on investment analysis
  • IT budget planning
  • Service delivery metrics and goals

Master Managed Services

  • Umbrella managed service and staff oversight of all vendors
  • Dramatically reduce or eliminate vendor management overhead
  • Consolidate contracts, billing and vendor oversight through vCIO