The UK's largest and most experienced team of fractional IT Directors

Ambitious businesses need an outstanding IT leader

We are the UK’s largest and most experienced team of part-time (we call it “fractional”) IT Directors, CIOs and CTOs. We work exclusively in the SME and mid-market sector and we are completely independent.

We focus IT on your business strategy, lead IT innovation and change, manage your staff, your IT costs and external suppliers, and ensure reliability and continuity.

IT roadmap for growth

a plan of how your IT will scale up as your business grows, rather than unplanned chaos

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IT for competitive advantage

use IT to be different, better and to lead your market

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Risk and compliance management

stay legal, meet your commitments and sleep soundly

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Clients often ask for our help with the following challenges…

Stuck projects

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Integration challenges

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IT team gaps and weaknesses

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IT strategy and vision

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Ineffective management info

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Bespoke software problems

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Supplier selection & management

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Security and standards

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We’re more than a recruitment agency, solo freelancer or “hit and run” consultancy. Every Principal in our team has been hand-picked to work with clients for their long-term business success.

Simplify Digital

The experience to help you lead expansion and prepare for due diligence…

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British Pathe

Expertise to rescue projects and create a secure platform for growth …

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Alltruck PLC

Real-world strategy, supplier management and operations …

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Crown Golf

A proven IT director to oversee management of costs and risks …

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Our Principals have outstanding records in the most senior corporate roles but, even more unusual, is their aptitude and passion for working in the SME and mid-market sectors. Fewer than 1% of applicants pass every stage of our detailed screening process.

Steve Clarke

Steve Clarke

Co-founder and Director

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Graeme Freeman

Graeme Freeman

Co-founder and Director

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David Bailey

David Bailey

Regional Director

Singapore

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Christine Parker Stubbs

Christine Parker Stubbs

Regional Director

North West

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Andrew Hart

Andrew Hart

Regional Director

West Midlands

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Pippa Thomas

Pippa Thomas

Regional Director

East Midlands & South Yorkshire

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Sally Rainbow-Ockwell

Sally Rainbow-Ockwell

Regional Director

Thames Valley

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Martin Davis

Martin Davis

Regional Director

London & South East

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Gerry Lawrence

Gerry Lawrence

Regional Director

Southern Home Counties

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Victor Kemeny

Victor Kemeny

Regional Director

Yorkshire & North East

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We have more than 40 principals in 8 teams in the UK and Singapore.

Click here to contact us or call us on 0203 020 1864

Our team have a wide range of experience and knowledge of delivering business focussed IT strategy.
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Technology Fire Triangle. Part 3: Compliance

Successful businesses are worth protecting. But it is very difficult to strike the balance between investing in the success of your business and spending time protecting it. Safeguarding your assets, managing risks and ensuring compliance is not the natural territory...

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Preparing for strategic IT demands from corporate clients

Providing services or product to corporate clients can be a lucrative opportunity. Large, stable clients can be a good market and they can be powerful advocates for your brand and a feather in your cap. But these kinds of clients often come with challenges. Corporate...

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Technology Fire Triangle. Part 2: Data

This is part 2 of our series of 3 briefings about the Technology Fire Triangle. A term we coined to simplify and explain how getting IT right rests on 3 fundamental things: integration, data integrity and security & compliance. In our experience, businesses that get...

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Technology Fire Triangle. Part 1: Integration

Our aim is for IT to actively contribute to our clients’ strategic success rather than being a drag and a problem. We coined the phrase the “Technology Fire Triangle” to simplify how to make this happen. Let’s be honest, many suppliers and experts deliberately try to...

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Bitcoin – what is it and what does it mean to businesses?

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a “crypto currency” that was created in 2009. It has many (or perhaps all) of the characteristics of a currency. The total value of Bitcoins in circulation is now over $70Bn, and it is widely used as a currency around the world, every day!...

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IT Roadmap for growth – A CEO’s briefing

As companies grow, their IT inevitably needs to change and develop. In reality, few companies follow a well-planned path so the result is often a complicated mixture of different “generations” of infrastructure, business systems and digital activities. The situation...

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