Transform your business strategy with the power of our vCIO services
A key element of IT strategy.
It is therefore vital that you have someone with IT experience as part of your project team.
Businesses are subject to laws and regulations that require you to operate in a certain way
we can help you manage and mitigate risks within your operation.
What’s a vCIO and why do you need one?
As an MSP, we take care of operational tasks; we fix any current IT problems. The vCIO is a person who fills a strategic role for an organisation or business regarding information technology. Think of them as a tech advisor at the highest level.
Our vCIO service can fill the void and is a cost-effective alternative to a full-time CIO, especially for small or mid-sized businesses that may not have the budget to support a full-time executive-level IT position.
At Lithium, we’ve invested in industry leading tools which can help deliver vCIO services to our clients
Asset management, lifecycle management, projects, compliance and risk management are all delivered from a single online portal.
A key element of IT strategy is understanding your assets. This can include PC’s, Laptop’s, Servers. Mobiles, the list goes on…
Each asset has an associated cost, and you want to maximize any investment by ensuring that equipment is being used properly by the right people. Asset management is also a key component of overall risk management as it ensures that your business only uses supported and compliant devices.
Most new business projects involve an element of information technology. It is therefore vital that you have someone with IT experience as part of your project team, which is where our vCIO service comes into its own. We can liaise, and talk the same language, with your 3rd party technology vendors and help ensure that projects go to plan, within budget and deliver the intended outcome
Many businesses are subject to laws and regulations that require you to operate in a certain way, a good example of which is GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Failure to comply can result in legal and financial penalties, as well as damage to your company’s reputation.
Our vCIO service can help minimise this and, in many cases, help you gain a competitive advantage by demonstrating your commitment to ethical and responsible business practices.
By ensuring that your business operates in a compliant manner For example, complying with data privacy regulations can reduce the risk of data breaches, and complying with workplace safety regulations can reduce the risk of employee injuries.
We can help develop risk management strategies that address identified risks which can include implementing cyber security measures, backup/disaster recovery plans and employee training programs.
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