CIO Advisory Services

CIO Advisory Services

Virtual & Interim CIO

Alignment of IT projects to a transforming company strategy is always a challenge. Odyssey Partners helps clients leverage resources, data and technology to solve business problems and enable growth for your organization.

We tailor our services to work with your industry, corporate mission and strategic direction in order to pinpoint and define true underlying blockers to meeting your operation’s objectives.

Whether your organization is temporarily without CIO leadership, or looking to introduce CIO consultation for the first time, we can help match you with the strategic services that take you where you need to go.

CIO Services for Strategic Success

IT Strategy Alignment

Align projects to your goals so resources are used to the fullest potential for strategic success.

Odyssey conducts an assessment of the current IT projects focusing on the health, progress and alignment of the project to the strategic initiatives. If a business strategy is defined, our partners lead a balanced scorecard-style mapping of business strategy to initiatives in order to determine strategic alignment.

Enterprise Process Mapping

Ensure your processes can be supported by applications before making major investments in software solutions.

Odyssey Partners facilitates an EPM program yielding actionable plans to ensure that current and future business processes are supported by the appropriate software solutions for your organization as it grows and adapts.

IT Roadmapping & Enterprise Architecture Review

Define a realistic IT roadmap based on your business objectives that goes hand-in-hand with the Enterprise Architecture.

Odyssey Partners will help your company begin the journey to a more formalized architecture that evolves with the business and anticipates future needs. It all starts with establishing a planning and governance process that reflects the strategy of your maturing business.

Request for Proposal Facilitation

Make timely, informed technology decisions to support business change and demands.

Investing in a new ERP application or deciding on a make vs buy type investment to support a growing business are significant decisions that must be weighed carefully. Our Partners leverage their expertise to facilitate the entire RFP process while limiting disruption to your existing IT resources.

We navigate the time-consuming, necessary steps for RFP to help you reach a successful decision:

  • RFP project plan, timeline, goals, and scope
  • Collaborative requirements discovery with stakeholders
  • Industry insights and recommendations
  • RFP framework and content
  • Scoring and evaluation criteria based on your priorities
  • List of recommended or preselected vendors
  • Vendor evaluation and final selection recommendation

Organizational Design Evaluation

Utilize IT resources to the fullest potential to maximize your departmental efficiency and project execution.

Odyssey Partners thoroughly reviews the IT organization to ensure it has the right structure and team members to support the strategy, enterprise processes, and ever-changing set of applications. As a result, the current state effectiveness is established with recommendations based on gaps in critical services provided by the IT staff.

Governance & Prioritization Review

Choose the right projects with leadership buy-in on prioritization and allocation of the work to be completed.

As your company grows and faces complex challenges, Odyssey Partners has the tools to help you implement a governance process, tailored to your culture and leadership, that guides how you determine which ideas become projects, how to strategically review and prioritize projects, and how to measure the success of project execution.

Program Delivery Augmentation

Confidently scale up your team to quickly deliver the new capabilities without sacrificing operational IT needs.

We provide senior level expertise to address rapidly changing business needs, combined with practical program execution. Let Odyssey provide program management expertise to assist in the successful, timely delivery of the change your business is demanding.

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