For some financial institutions, hiring and retaining full-time executive IT roles isn’t always possible. CSI’s vCIO (Virtual Chief Information Officer), technical consulting and special project services give your bank access to experienced industry professionals to ensure your IT strategy supports your institution’s goals.
Direct Access to Industry Veterans
Holistic, Cost-Effective Approach to IT Strategy
The cost of employing a dedicated chief information officer (CIO) in a smaller financial institution can be prohibitive and difficult to justify, but it shouldn’t stop you from seeking the strategic insight you need to strengthen your bank’s technology posture. CSI’s vCIO services provide your organization with a holistic approach to addressing critical issues as well as planning and preparing for future needs. Our industry veterans partner with your organization to understand your strategic IT objectives, providing:
- Examination and IT audit consultation, including how to respond to IT-related questionnaires for third-party and regulatory agencies, third-party IT audit support and consultation to prioritize audit-finding remediation
- Disaster recovery planning, including consultation for enhancements to disaster recovery testing procedures and assisting with the development of your business continuity planning program
- Strategic guidance and assistance with IT budget planning and development of your IT infrastructure road map
- Assistance in the development and maintenance of your IT strategic plan, definition of IT projects and supervision of strategic banking technology initiatives
Technical Consulting and Special Projects
Do you need help in acute areas or want industry-leading implementation for special projects? Our technical consulting service allows you to leverage the industry expertise of our solutions engineers on a case-by-case or ongoing basis. Our team can also apply the new technologies and updates that your business requires.