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.
Clients often ask for our help with the following challenges…
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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.
The experience to help you lead expansion and prepare for due diligence…
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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.
Our team have a wide range of experience and knowledge of delivering business focussed IT strategy.
Enjoy reading some of their view and opinions.
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...read more
No doubt you worry about growing your business and being successful, but as the business grows and becomes successful, protecting it against risks becomes a new source of worry! New concerns range from compliance with Data Protection regulations, ensuring the business...read more
Cybersecurity is a hugely complicated area where there is no end of products and salesmen trying to push you to buy products. Where do you start …? Here are 10 key steps: 1. Perimeter security. The perimeters include both physical security of your office and the...read more
The context for IT in the legal sector is changing but the winners are those with, amongst other essentials, a defined IT strategy where IT spend is targeted at driving their business performance. Many of our IT Directors have wide experience in this sector and they...read more
The context for IT in the legal sector is changing. Legal Aid cuts, new flexible legal service providers, referral fee bans, new ABS and the Big 4 accountancy firms form an increasing threat to the typical traditional mid-sized “partner led” legal firm. A higher level...read more
For many businesses, systems that don’t work together are the source of major headaches. Systems that don’t talk to each other create layers of manual work, errors and issues, and make reporting difficult or impossible. Over time individuals create workarounds and...read more