GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (1/20/12)--CU*Answers, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based credit union service organization, has launched a new virtual chief information officer (CIO) service.
The new service, called AdvantageCIO, assists credit unions with strategic level technology planning, budgeting and management.
Services offered include executive and board-level strategic technology planning sessions, technology budgeting and forecasting, technology assessments, information systems risk assessments, information technology policy development, business continuity planning, technical resource development and coaching.
The offerings are designed to be used on demand when needed. Long-term contracts are not required, but are available.
CU*Answers has seen a need for services on demand said, Matt Sawtell, CU*Answers assistant vice president of managed network technology solutions. "We deliver specific materials and well-documented plans so our clients have an actionable document they can take forward into their board rooms for long range business planning," he said.