Virtual CIO Services

An expert strategy is often the difference between getting some benefits from your technology and realising the full return on your investment. That strategy is the job the CIO plays. With Automate Your Business’ Virtual CIOs, you’ll have the guidance of an affordable expert. They understand the ins & outs of your organisation, create a big-picture strategy, manage process standardisation, workflow and make decisions to help your organisation become a leading industry player.

Virtual CIOs provide the expertise and analysis that turn your technology into a strategic advantage.


A Top Notch Technologist on Your Team

Get Strategic Direction

Improve Policies & Processes

Making You Invulnerable to Disaster

Broad & Comprehensive Analyses

Tighten Ongoing Administration

Trust Automate Your Business With Your IT Strategy

If you’re running a non-profit organisation, and you need a proactive, trusted advisor who can help you manage your networks, backup and recovery systems, and future IT planning, chances are you could benefit from a Virtual CIO, from Automate Your Business! Virtual CIOs can be thought of as highly specialised consultants who have a deep knowledge of IT, business operations, and management. These highly-skilled individuals can provide you with powerful services like IT best practices, strategic technology planning and budgeting, vendor management, and more!

And because you don’t have to hire a full-time CIO, your organisation can save money. Automate Your Business provides Virtual CIO Services on a “fractional” basis so that large and small organisations alike can gain access to strategic IT advice without having to make a significant investment in resources and professional development that would normally be required in order to bring these capabilities in-house. Discover how your fractional Virtual CIO can help your business’s technology needs.

Strategic Planning

Automate Your Business ensures that the vision for your business’s information technology is developed, documented and implemented.

Performance Monitoring

We monitor through establishment to ensure optimal network performance, provides valuable user experience analysis and measurement of the KPIs that matter to you.

C-Level Representation

Executive-level representation of the IT department to ensure that technology matters have the necessary visibility and understanding across all aspects of the business and at board level where needed.

Change Management

Change management, including investigation of new business systems requirements and IT policies, workflow analysis and process improvement, with minimum disruption to IT services.

Services include

myCIO – Dedicated Virtual Chief Information Officer
Technology Budget Planning
IT Strategy
Cloud Strategy
Technology Roadmap
Network Planning & Integration
Network Architecture Design
Project Research
RFP Preparation & Proposal Review
Project Management
Design Desk Resources
Disaster Recovery
Application Selection
Procurement Services for Hardware & Software Purchasing
License Compliance Tracking & Reporting
Third-party Vendor Assistance Services
Vendor Management
Business Impact of Technology Decisions
Business Continuity Planning
Financial Budgeting, Forecasting & ROI Analysis
Quarterly Technology Strategy Review

No bull, no buck-passing. We help our Professional Services clients improve their business. We take care of IT. End of story.

David Kellam, Founder and Managing Director

How Can Virtual CIO Services Benefit Me?

We’re more than a ‘vendor’ – we’re your trusted technology advisors. As an Automate Your Business client, you’ll benefit from our years of experience and strategic approach. Each client is assigned a CIO – a Chief Information Officer – who will meet with you regularly to ensure your technology is supporting your organisation needs.

Automate Your Business works with you to develop a technology budget, a practical implementable IT strategies that align IT plans with business strategy to deliver maximum business value and agreeing upon IT strategy roadmaps that set clear expectations, on when and how the strategy will be implemented, assist with planning network changes or purchases, and work with third-party vendors.


The desired level of service will depend on the size and complexity of your organisation, as well as the scope of services to be delivered. Virtual CIO Service is available from a minimum half-day per month. Priced from $1000.

Fully Embedded Virtual CIO

Your Virtual CIO will be fully embedded within your organisation ensuring that your staff benefits from working alongside a highly-skilled professional, maximising opportunities for knowledge transfer.

Month-to-month Term

Unless there are initialisation costs that have been agreed up front, the Automate Your Business Virtual CIO service can be procured on a month-by-month basis meaning that you are not tied to a long-term contract.

Specialist Skills

Automate Your Business Virtual CIO will have the necessary core capabilities as well as access to specialist skills to address specific customer needs and to assist in providing value-add services.

Clients We’ve Worked With

Whether its an IT consultation, a managed IT service or a software development, we all take the “doing the job right the first time” approach and provide the same care and attention to ensure we make your work easier.

Since 2008 we have worked on projects for businesses across SMEs and non-profit sectors.

Ready To Get Started? Let’s Talk.

Don’t risk going into the future of your business without a plan. Our Virtual CIO service and Technology Business Review process can help you invest wisely into your IT infrastructure, futureproof your business, and ensure that your networks and systems are secure.

Fill in your details and we’ll be in touch or Call Us today at 1300 889 925 or (03) 9993 0400 and see how Automate Your Business Virtual CIO Services can help your business succeed.

Our Partners

Since forming Automate Your Business in 2008 we’ve made it our business to deliver solutions built using technology from the best vendors in the marketplace.

Need Help? Call Us Today! 1300 889 925 or (03) 9993 0400