Technology Roadmap for Growth

Companies need to plan how technology can support and drive business growth.

A technology Roadmap allows you to scale up with confidence while maintaining or improving your margins and customer service. A Roadmap ensures your systems and digital strategy is aligned with your business strategy.

6 Reasons You Can’t Find Workers (and What to Do About It)

6 Reasons You Can’t Find Workers (and What to Do About It)

For mid-market businesses, hiring the right people is always a challenge. In today’s employment market, it can be near-impossible. Not...

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CEO’s Report: Your IT Questions Answered

CEO’s Report: Your IT Questions Answered

Everything you always wanted to know about IT and technology but were afraid to ask We wanted to know what...

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Our Team

Meet the most experienced team of CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, and IT Directors who deliver technology strategies that help mid-markets business...

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Top 4 Benefits of Hiring a Digital Strategy Consultant

Top 4 Benefits of Hiring a Digital Strategy Consultant

Many companies wonder about the benefits of using a digital strategy consultant, a role often fulfilled by an experienced CIO...

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How Much Does a Fractional CIO Cost?

How Much Does a Fractional CIO Cost?

Why should your business have a Fractional CIO? The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is a crucial role in a business,...

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What Does a Fractional CIO Do?

What Does a Fractional CIO Do?

CIO stands for "Chief Information Officer." It's a C-suite position responsible for technology, staff, and suppliers. CIOs also oversee systems,...

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IT Roadmap for Growth Event

IT Roadmap for Growth Event

We held the LinkedIn live event "IT Roadmap for Growth – the pitfalls, myths and how to get it right!"...

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What Is a Virtual CIO?

What Is a Virtual CIO?

A Chief Information Officer, or CIO, is a crucial role for a mid-market business. It is a C-suite position with...

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Mid-Market Report: Four Steps to Navigating Inflation

Mid-Market Report: Four Steps to Navigating Inflation

It sounds like something from the deep past of the 70s, like disco balls and bell bottoms. But inflation is...

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The Three Top Post-COVID Concerns of Mid-Market CEOs

The Three Top Post-COVID Concerns of Mid-Market CEOs

We've been getting a surge of calls from mid-market CEOs. They're wisely planning for the end of the pandemic, but...

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What Is an IT Director or VP of IT Salary?

What Is an IT Director or VP of IT Salary?

An IT Director or VP of IT supervises technology, teams and suppliers. They focus on delivery of IT services to...

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What Is a CIO Salary?

What Is a CIO Salary?

A Chief Information Officer (CIO) has the ultimate responsibility for technology, teams, and suppliers. They provide clear oversight of systems,...

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CIO vs CTO: What’s the Difference?

CIO vs CTO: What’s the Difference?

It is easy to assume that a Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the same thing as a Chief Technology Officer...

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What is the Meaning of “CIO”?

What is the Meaning of “CIO”?

First, there is a simpler question: What does the abbreviation "CIO" stand for? The answer: "Chief Information Officer." But what...

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What is a Project Management Consultant?

What is a Project Management Consultant?

A project management consultant is an expert project manager from outside an organization who manages or oversees a project or...

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Using Technology to Succeed in Wholesale and Distribution

Using Technology to Succeed in Wholesale and Distribution

It’s no secret that COVID brought huge disruptions to the wholesale and distribution sectors. But they only complicated a space...

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Using technology in Wholesale and Distribution: Getting the Basics Right

Using technology in Wholesale and Distribution: Getting the Basics Right

This is a time of extraordinary change for the market. Of course, the pandemic has brought about incredible shifts in...

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The 6 Ways Technology Is Crucial to Logistical Success

The 6 Ways Technology Is Crucial to Logistical Success

“Logistics” is a big word. It encompasses wholesaling, distribution, carriage, warehousing, transportation, 3PL, storage and more! More importantly, each aspect...

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The 3 Key Ways to Transform Your Business with technology

The 3 Key Ways to Transform Your Business with technology

The lockdown created an urgent need for many businesses to switch to home offices. It wasn’t easy, but it was...

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3 Steps to Online B2C: How to Create a New Channel

3 Steps to Online B2C: How to Create a New Channel

Some retail stores will recover, but spending may never quite return to previous levels. Restaurants and hotels will re-open, but...

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Technology Roadmap for Growth – A CEOs Briefing

Technology Roadmap for Growth – A CEOs Briefing

If you’re planning for significant growth, or better yet, your business is already seeing it, you need IT to match....

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A CEO’s Briefing: Solving Systems Integration Problems

A CEO’s Briefing: Solving Systems Integration Problems

IT and Systems Integration problems can make a simple business feel complicated. Whether it's the CRM system, Finance System, a...

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13 Key Steps to Cybersecurity for Non-technical Board Members

13 Key Steps to Cybersecurity for Non-technical Board Members

Cyber attacks can be complicated, but in our experience over many years, most are really simple and exploit basic weaknesses....

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What Do We Do at Freeman Clarke?

What Do We Do at Freeman Clarke?

We are the largest and most experienced team of part-time, or fractional, CIOs and CTOs and work exclusively in the...

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What is Digital Transformation, Really?

What is Digital Transformation, Really?

This is the first in our four-part series on Digital Transformation. Many mid-sized businesses see IT simply as an ongoing...

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Software Robots: Buzzword or Revolutionary New technology?

Software Robots: Buzzword or Revolutionary New technology?

Look around any office, and you’ll see people whose main work is dealing with systems and information. People organize information,...

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AI and Midmarket Businesses: The Real Opportunities, and the Hype

AI and Midmarket Businesses: The Real Opportunities, and the Hype

From Amazon to Zappos, companies are investing heavily in Artificial Intelligence (AI). They’re using AI to radically change how they...

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What is Digital Transformation and Where Do You Start?

What is Digital Transformation and Where Do You Start?

Everyone is talking about Digital Transformation...what does it mean? If you're interested in learning how Digital Transformation can transform your...

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6 Steps to Business Clarity

6 Steps to Business Clarity

At Freeman Clarke, we use the term “vision” a lot. But we don’t only mean imagining what’s down the road...

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Technology, Strategy and Vision

Technology, Strategy and Vision

Companies that have a clear business strategy need a systems and digital strategy to match. Each function of an ambitious...

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Bitcoin and Blockchain: The Next Big Thing(s)?

Bitcoin and Blockchain: The Next Big Thing(s)?

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and the underlying technology promise to change the business world. It’s easy to be cynical about this,...

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Bitcoin – What Is It and What Does It Mean to Business?

Bitcoin – What Is It and What Does It Mean to Business?

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a digital-only currency, or “cryptocurrency,” created in 2009. It has many (or perhaps all) of...

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Team Development and Leadership

Team Development and Leadership

Your IT team and technology suppliers should be part of your growth strategy, helping to drive improvements in efficiency, customer...

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Using Systems and Digital to Grow Your Business

Using Systems and Digital to Grow Your Business

Companies looking for growth need to have a plan for how their technology can support and drive this growth. Without...

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Top 10 Tips for Effective IT Supplier Management – Infographic

Top 10 Tips for Effective IT Supplier Management – Infographic

To download, save or print this infographic click here Your IT Suppliers are a critical component to your success. But...

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Private: Managing Partner’s Briefing on IT’s Role in Successful Legal Services

Private: Managing Partner’s Briefing on IT’s Role in Successful Legal Services

The context for IT in the legal sector is changing but the winners are those with, amongst other essentials, a...

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Freeman Clarke is the largest and most experienced team of part-time, or fractional, IT leaders. We work exclusively with organizations looking to use IT to grow their business. For an informal conversation, contact us and we’ll be in touch.

 

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