Overview of CxO Bundle
The CxO Bundle service offers full access to these capabilities to small and medium sized companies at an affordable rate.
With subscriptions starting at $19,999 for organizations with annual revenue just over $1 million, subscribers gain access to prescient targeted industry advisory and up to a specific number of CxO time during the subscription year. Smaller companies have similar core requirements as their larger counterparts, but often with less complexity and thus fewer engagement hours need. The benefits of the subscription services include the following
- 6igma Annual State of the industry report - a report that covers the essential technology focus for the organization’s specific industry - (a $1500 value)
- Annual Cyber Security Checkup - this is a comprehensive test of the organization’s security practices, policies, and deployed technology - including vulnerability testing. (a $2500 value for small organizations)
- Up to 40 hours of non-transferable engagement with an executive technology lead (CxO) on any issue the organization needs to address from IT strategy to cyber security, data integration, and or project management.
- Cost -effective - since organization will have guaranteed access to own executive level technology expert, without the typical overhead associated with hiring a full time executive.
- The CxO compliments current outsourcing model the organization may already have with technology service providers, contractors and vendors, by providing the organization with its own strategic adviser.
- Reduced risks of cyber security incidence as a result of having a high-level technology executive who understands the organization’s industry, and in time the organization itself having oversight over the organization’s cyber-infrastructure.
- Access to expert level advice in the event of a cyber incident or emergency.
- Expert executive level advice for your strategic ideas and plan
Some CxO Job Functions & Role Tasks
- Provide strategic technological guidance and leadership enterprise wide
- Interface with enterprise partners, suppliers and major customer groups on technology related issues.
- Guide customer acquisition of technology services and solutions as required.
- Develop requisite policies and procedures for various IT functions and workflows.
- Guide design and implementation of new technology initiatives.
- Assess and anticipate technology projects and recommend appropriate action and resources.
- Coordinate in-house, and outsourced technology staff operations and projects.
- Develop and architect infrastructure solutions including hardware, software and services as required.
- Help client develop risk profiles and create risk management framework.
- Supervise implementation and integration of IT services and systems.
- Prepare cost and budget estimates
- Interface with partner and vendor technology leadership and executives.
- Build consensus among stakeholders
- Help client design enterprise architecture for infrastructure, data and security.
- Coordinate client’s cyber incidence management process as required.
- Perform other roles that CIO, CISO, CDO and other senior level IT executives are expected to perform on behalf of clients.
Some Function & Roles
Chief information officer (CIO)
The CIO is the lead technology executive at an organization with a mandate for strategic alignment of technology investments with the organization’s business strategy. A chief information officer helps coordinate all technology investment decisions into a coherent set of tactical acquisitions and activities to ensure that the organization gets the following outcome:
Chief information security officer (CISO)
The CISO develops strategies and oversees all matters related to the protection of an organization’s data, information and communication systems. The CISO oversees the development of security policies, as well as compliance with appropriate security and privacy legislations, regulations and laws. A CISO often reports to the executive or board leadership in large organizations, and could also report to the CIO.
Chief data officer (CD))
The CDO is also called chief data architect is often charged with integrating an organization’s data, as well as making sense of it. As new technologies such as big-data and predictive analytics become essential differentiators for organizations, a CDO’s job is to help companies optimize their existing data and also make the most of data from other sources. Predictive Analytics and Big Data can be used by a law firm to determine where to focus its advertisement and which demography or particular household to target. It could lead a restaurant to identify what ingredients to use and what day of the week to make what dishes. As more organizations discover the value of big-data and predictive analytics, organization who do not have a plan are more likely to be at a disadvantage.