Strategic Advice

Working as a strategic adviser I act as a sounding board, critical friend and subject matter expert to boards and individual executives on major initiatives, challenges and decisions in areas such as business strategy, digital and technology.

Examples of the advisory services I provide include:

Boards/CxOs

  • Providing advice on business strategy, IT and digital business.
  • Reviewing potential technology and digital investments.
  • Board level/executive briefings on technology and digital.
  • Workshops to define business and digital strategy.
  • Defining and shaping transformation programmes.
  • Providing oversight, guidance and assurance for technology and digital initiatives.
  • Assisting with the recruitment of a new CIO/IT Director.

 

CIOs

  • Providing advice on IT strategy.
  • Supporting and guiding the design of a target operating model for the IT function.
  • Repositioning the CIO role and the IT function for digital.
  • Providing oversight, guidance and assurance for technology programmes.
  • Coaching, mentoring and guidance for specific issues and general career development.
  • Assisting with the recruitment of senior IT executives and managers.

 

IT Service Providers

  • Advising on market positioning, key messages and profile.
  • Developing thought leadership content to raise market profile.
  • Reviewing service and product offerings to ensure relevance to clients.
  • Supporting the sales process, facilitating events and attending meetings with prospects.

 

The advisory service can be provided on an ad-hoc basis, for a specific initiative or for a fixed number of days per month.