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.
Many of our clients want to explore opportunities for home working. They have 2 main drivers: 1. reduce office costs by reducing space requirements and all the associated expenses that flow from it 2. ease recruitment by offering more attractive terms, and opening up...read more
As more companies invest in bespoke software, there is an increasing demand for interim Chief Technology Officer (interim CTO). This blog post helps explain the potential opportunity and potential issues. Why build bespoke software? Many companies have crashed on the...read more
UK M&A activity progressively increased during 2017 and is forecast to grow further during 2018. With growth in most economic regions forecast to continue, total global M&A during 2018 is expected to reach a staggering £2.4 Trillion. Many of our clients are planning...read more
Another week and another story about malware, this time the attacks are called Meltdown and Spectre. These weaknesses are particularly technical and widespread and, this time, it's been picked up and (hyped up!) by the media. But our advice is pretty much the same as...read more
Our Principals consistently tell us when they join that one reason they got out of a corporate environment and have decided to make a career as a Portfolio IT Director is because they want to give back. We work mostly with fast growing companies usually with revenues...read more
Companies often contact us because they want to hire an Interim Chief Information Officer (interim CIO) and they are looking for an interim CIO agency. The term CIO is often used by larger businesses, or by business owners who have a background in larger companies. We...read more