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Virtual CIO

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NIS Virtual CIO; Executive IT Leadership, When You Need It.
The NIS Virtual CIO service provides your company with a senior executive that serves as a CIO and IT advisor to your business. The NIS Virtual CIO will possess a technical background and be familiar with a wide range of IT platforms and technologies, but will be looking to apply technology solutions that will help you reach your business objectives. Get the benefit of having someone that brings years of experience operating in diverse IT environments to your business without having to pay for a full-time senior IT executive.

The NIS Virtual CIO will help you review your business operations, determine your system needs, develop an IT roadmap, provide ad-hoc advisory services, set IT policy, and develop a disaster recovery plan. Whatever you need. We will align your IT infrastructure to business objectives and service value.

NIS’s Virtual CIO will be capable of leading any or all of the following tasks as needed, to support your enterprise:

IT Assessments:
  • Objective analysis of IT Operations
  • Current state view with key performance benchmarks
  • Policy and Procedures best practices
  • Governance
  • Vendor management
  • Risk management
  • Project and business initiative prioritization
  • Compliance
  • Feasibility studies
  • Remediation projects
IT Investment Strategies:
  • Capital investments versus operational expenditures
  • Comprehensive 1-3 year view of projected IT expenditures based on business goals and objectives
  • Staff planning
  • IT budgeting
  • IT legacy infrastructure migration
  • Outsourcing analysis
  • Facilities configurations
  • IT technology solutions, ROI analysis
  • New technology evaluations
IT Strategic Planning:
  • Customized IT roadmaps
  • Matching business strategies with technology architectures such as cloud hosting, software as a service (SaaS), virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), remote infrastructure monitoring and management, 24×7 help desk services,
  • Backup and disaster recovery (BDR), business continuity,
  • IT improvement metrics and goals,
  • Process improvements,
  • Development of IT Service Level Agreements (SLA’s), RFI’s, RFP’s