IT Strategy and Governance Information technology is the backbone of how business is conducted. A solid IT strategy and governance aligns Information Technology with business objectives and ensures that business operations are not interrupted as well as perform efficiently. We help determine the critical parts of your business and ensure the IT strategy is appropriate for your business expectations, interruption tolerance, and budget. We also will assist with IT planning to ensure business operations are maintained. CTO / CIO consulting - A Chief Technology Officer or Chief Information Officer provides overall guidance and strategy on technology operations for your business. They are responsible for determining the technology Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Return on Investment (RIO). They also establish measures of performance by creating Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Key Goal Indicators (KGI). This service can provide short term expert guidance to the businesses that may not have staff expertise on technology, software, information, and infrastructure. Data Protection and recovery Your data is critical to your business. Is data backed up and secured in the event that the data is lost or hijacked. We can assist with creating a data backup policy and recovery plan to ensure the business can recover quickly and prevent losses. Power outages, natural disasters, and unplanned system outages can cause your business to be down for extended periods of time. We can create a business continuity infrastructure and plans to get critical areas of business up and running in the event of a disaster. Technology roadmap technology changes quickly and become obsolete just as quickly. This makes finding replacements or support difficult and can create security risks as vulnerabilities are not addressed in older technology. A technology roadmap provides the business with a plan to keep up with technology and mitigate risks with older hardware and software. It can also provide opportunity to take advantage of new features as they become available. Cloud journey - The path to the cloud is not a straight forward one. Being completely in the cloud may not be suited for everyone. A hybrid approach can provide flexibly and convenience as your business evolves. IT Operations- just as a smoke alarm or security system warns you of potential fire or break in, system monitors alerts you to issues that can cause outages in your business technology. An IT operations system notifies staff of issues that need to be addressed IT Governance assessment*