Virtual and CIO Services
Our consultants understand the unique needs, processes, protocols, and political nuances involved in the Information Technology industry, especially as it applies to local government. This understanding and experience ensures that strategies and recommendations are focused and practical. Sometimes organizations find themselves needing help with leadership and looking for additional long-term support. This is where we can help.
Instantly access decades of IT experience at a fraction
of the cost of full-time staffing
The Benefits of Hiring a Virtual CIO
When it comes to your IT environment, leaving things to chance without a top-level strategy sets yourself up for failure. Many organizations have IT departments that work extraordinarily hard and do a fantastic job. The problem comes down to one key resource: time. Putting out fires, training new skills, and strategically looking forward is difficult when the day-to-day tasks are all consuming.
The service changes that we have lined up for next year will make a positive impact on our students and on our bottom line. Thank you all for your help during this process.
Thank you so much. It’s been a great ride here and I owe a lot to you and your team for teaching me and also working hard to make everything successful. I will definitely keep ClientFirst in mind for future projects.
ClientFirst is a key partner in many areas of the technology enablement that provides the foundation necessary to deliver such a highly effective and highly valued educational service to our community. I recommend, without hesitation, Client First for any engagement you may have in mind.
ClientFirst is very familiar with municipal operations. I haven’t met anyone else who’s even close to ClientFirst in their level of expertise.
At a time when we needed assistance badly, you and your team have stepped up to the plate and done very well by us.
Know that I am extremely satisfied with the team we have assembled. It is comforting to have steady hands guiding us into the 21st century!
Using a business management perspective enables the layperson to understand the technology issues,
strategies, and potential solutions in order to make well-informed business decisions.
- Supplement existing staff, short- or long-term
- Provide strategic or budgetary advisory
- Align IT operations with business objectives
- Procure effective technology solutions
- Manage vendors and negotiate contracts
- Identify security risks
- Bring systems into compliance with industry best practices
- Guide or remediate projects