VCIO (Virtual Chief Information Officer)
Collaborates with and advises clients' IT departments on strategic and operational issues. Performs most, if not all, of the same functions as a traditonal Chief Information Officer (CIO) but on a part-time basis. Those duties include formulating strategic IT goals, planning the IT budget, analyzing and reworking business processes and facilitating technology changes. The vCIO can help customers maintain their IT infrastructure, address opeational challenges and also provide more-forward looking strategic services.