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Fractional CIO Services

Fractional CIO Services for SMBs

Fractional CIO Services by Valenta can be a game-changer for small and midsized businesses in the United States that struggle with Information and Data Security. In today’s Information Economy, the security of data and information is of utmost importance, making the role of the CIO crucial. Unfortunately, many small and midsized enterprises struggle to secure a full-time CIO. This is where Valenta’s Fractional or Interim CIO services come in.

Our Fractional or Interim CIOs are experienced executives in the area of Information and Data Security, who bring a fresh perspective and real-world experience to your business. They can help prevent data breaches, reduce IT security budgets, detect and fix infrastructure and information vulnerabilities, and guide your business through cloud migrations.

Valenta’s Fractional CIO services provide small and midsized businesses with experienced Information and Data Security leadership, flexible and affordable engagement options, and a continuous improvement approach

Benefits of Valenta's Fractional CIO Services

Experienced Leadership

Information and Data Security Expertise: Our Fractional CIOs bring a wealth of experience in preventing data breaches, reducing IT security budgets, and fixing infrastructure vulnerabilities.

Flexible Engagement

Tailored to Your Needs: We offer flexible terms and customizable hours per week or month to match your business requirements and budget constraints.

Strategic Guidance

Cloud Migrations and Technology Optimization: Our CIOs provide guidance through cloud migrations and implement best practices for long-term technology and data security optimization.

How a Fractional CIO Can Help Your Business


Develop and implement a comprehensive security strategy to protect your organization’s data and IT infrastructure.

Create and manage business continuity plans to ensure operations run smoothly during disruptions.

Identify and mitigate risks associated with your IT and data security.

Identify and mitigate risks associated with your IT and data security.

Develop a business intelligence strategy to enhance data-driven decision-making.

Design and implement a scalable data architecture that meets your business needs.

Oversee IT projects from inception to completion, ensuring they meet business objectives.

Conduct strategic reviews to align IT initiatives with business goals.

Create and manage application roadmaps to ensure your software portfolio supports your business strategy.

Assist in selecting the right applications that fit your business requirements and objectives.

Design and optimize workflows to improve efficiency and productivity.

Streamline IT operations to reduce costs and improve service delivery.

Talk to an Expert


Intelligent management of an organization’s Information and Data is of vital importance these days. Data Security is critical too. Nearly all companies need the role of a CIO to be filled, yet not every company or business fills the role. Large enterprises and the Fortune 1000 typically staff this position. Midsized enterprises and small businesses often struggle to secure CIOs. A Fractional or Interim CIO can fill this important role economically and flexibly.

A business can expect the below from Valenta Fractional and Interim CIO services :

  • Reasonable costs and fees for CIO services determined up front.
  • Experienced executives in the area of Information and Data Security.
  • A continuous improvement approach for Information and Data Security.
  • Documented and repeatable processes that your organization can implement and maintain for Information and Technology infrastructure and platforms.

A Fractional CIO can be an excellent option for a variety of business scenarios. Situations we have frequently seen and where we have provided services include :

  • Current Information, Data Security, and Technology leadership is not up to the task and needs to be replaced.
  • Current Information and Technology leadership is struggling and needs a qualified and skilled coach and mentor.
  • Current leadership is strong operationally or with specific domain expertise but lack strategic thinking and do not have a broad range of experiences to draw upon.
  • Current leadership has strategic vision but can’t be free from day to day requirements. They need qualified Technology, Information and Data Security leaders to delegate responsibility to.
  • A current operating model has reached capacity and leadership needs to take a step back and level up.
  • There is an immediate CIO vacancy that needs to be filled while a longer term leader for the Information and Technology Department is secured.

Defining a Scope of Work and the needs of your Information and Data Security department is always the best first step. We are here to discuss our CIO services at your convenience. After exploration if a match is established, we will identify and define the exact role. During discovery in addition to scope we can define time frame and the dedicated hours and days required per month. All aspects of our Interim or Fractional CIO engagements can be flexible, customizable, and scalable.

We look forward to assisting your business and Information and Data Security team.
An Interim or Fractional CIO are excellent options for SMBs, startups, businesses in transition and growth mode.

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