Progressive MSP… What’s that?
12-23-2019 by Tom Fraccascia
Progressive Service Providers (PSPs) are beginning to shape the future in IT environments of all sizes. There are a number of ways they differ from your Traditional Managed Service Provider. I’ll show you how to distinguish between the two and offer some information of how to determine what you may be missing out on.
What to look for in a PROGRESSIVE SERVICE PARTNER…
First, let me say that every business is different. Priorities range from “keeping the lights on”, to a sequential strategy or technical roadmap to drive your business goals. It’s not about changing the way you currently work with your partner day in day out, but rather, does that partner offer you the information you need to understand just what’s possible. From there, you can decide for yourself, what is best for your business. Often with tools you already have!
Deep knowledge in offered products and services can be a challenge...
CIO to GO - "The Rise of the Fractional CIO"
12-13-2019 by Tom Fraccascia
Getting the most out of a Fractional or Virtual CIO engagement is not complicated. There are a number of simple but critical and costly items that are often overlooked. I’ll show you how you can ensure the success of your Retained, Project or Transitional CIO program.
Commit in these 6 "key" areas to protect and grow your technical ROI.
ESTABLISH BUSINESS GOALS and OBJECTIVES You are in business for a reason. What is that reason? What are the real BUSINESS GOALS and OBJECTIVES that support that “reason”? This is where it all begins. With sound business driven goals, a Fractional CIO can immediately begin to establish tactical and strategic elements of a technical roadmap. This is the Roadmap that supports the “reason” you are in business.BUILD A ROADMAP Establishing a ROADMAP is where the experience of a Fractional CIO stands out. Exposure to many technical products, processes, architectures and knowledge...