CTO as a Service

With our global network of vetted
world-class CTO partners available on-demand
we bring the world of technology closer to you
and make it affordable for startups and sme

CTO Services

Three flavours of CTO as a Service


Part-time CTO

If you’re not ready or able to hire a permanent,
full-time CTO, we can immediately provide
the right person, for the right amount of time,
for as long as you need - and no more

Outcome as a Service

Some situations require a specific outcome,
instead of a role. It may be a critical initiative on a
transformation, acquisition, integration, or carve-out.
A force-multiplier to get more done

Fractional CTO

For technology leaders who require
an experienced partner with
complementary skills - we provide options,
being it advisory, execution or mentoring

What is CTO as a Service

The CTO as a Service model is a highly flexible approach to technology leadership, where organisations can specify what skills they require, the responsibilities to be covered, and the proportion of time spent in the role along with the length of the contract. The level of support can be ramped up or down in line with the changing business context. It is a cost-effective alternative to recruiting a permanent Chief Technology Officer and it is ideal for ambitious start-ups who want to increase development velocity and bring validated products to market quickly, SMEs looking to enhance and optimise their technical strategies to drive innovation and growth, as well as larger companies who require an external perspective into their current systems and future development roadmap. The CTO as a Service can include upskilling and knowledge transfer for your permanent staff, whether working in technology or in adjacent areas.

Our Services

Why choose us

Choosing a CTO is tough.
Let us convince you


Visionary

You are the leader who is capable of envisioning the future. We help you shape that vision further and translate it into an actionable technology strategy and build a technology roadmap

Innovative

We continuously monitor new technology trends and experiment with disruptive innovation to help you get a competitive advantage using IoT, AI, ML and other remarkable technologies

Experienced

All our CTOs have got at least ten years of experience in the technology space. A lot of them have been founders of startups or leading innovation in big companies

Creative

We have a few brilliant minds ready to apply their "out of the box" thinking to solve the most challenging problems and not only to make your ideas happen but to outperform the crowd

Transparent

We speak both business and technology languages to connect founders, engineers, and investors into a single space to share valuable information and make strategic decisions

Proactive

We hire only executive-level professionals with founders mentality and strong leadership skills who take responsibility for the success of technology in your business

we are on the way

to become a go-to place for technology consulting


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Technologies used

our services

we plan, design, build and support high quality products


STRATEGY AND ARCHITECTURE

We use our collective experience to define the foundations in the right way - from the product roadmap and architecture to the technology stack and team composition - we've got your back

ENGINEERING CRAFTSMANSHIP

When technology becomes a bottleneck from the scalability, security or further product evolution perspective, we can help to redesign the existing solution and get back on track

BUDGETING AND COST OPTIMISATION

Technology expenses can quickly go high, especially with inaccurate "build or buy" decisions. Expert vendors and cloud infrastructure management will get the budget under control

GROWING AND LEADING THE TEAM

We set the bar high when it comes to technology leadership. The quality of your engineering team, processes and culture will shape the outcomes for the whole business

TECHNOLOGY DUE DILIGENCE

Our experts will analyse the opportunities and risks based on business alignment, strategy, architecture, people and processes, innovation potential, scalability and security

ADVISORY AND COACHING

We offer CTO advisory or second opinion on the matters of architecture, strategy, organisation and processes. Our advisors can empower your permanent CTO with their vision of the future and innovation.

Technologies

What technologies we used in 2020


Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability of software to “think”, analyse the data and make decisions. AI can emulate human behaviour to perform different tasks and improve the behaviour over time using newly available data. AI is used in healthcare, industrial sector, finance, e-commerce and many other sectors.

Internet of Things (IoT) is the data network that connects different small devices and sensors to communicate with each other. IoT data analytics have been successfully implemented in retail, healthcare, manufacturing and other sectors, significantly reducing the cost of operations and creating competitive advantage.

Machine Learning (ML) is a method of data analysis that is capable to improve automatically through experience. ML algorithms can predict future state of a system based on historical data, identify anomalies and patterns. ML is used in audit, finance, cybersecurity, e-commerce and many other sectors.

Robotics process automation (RPA) is a form of business process automation technology based on metaphorical software robots or digital workers. Those robots can use another software like humans to perform various tasks. RPA can be used in accounting, finance, insurance, legal and other businesses.

Our Approach

working together to achieve great results


Intro Call

We will schedule a video call with you to understand your business context and technology challenges. Together we will decide on an appropriate engagement model for one of our CTO partners after exploring the pros and cons. At this point, we would also ask about any preferences in terms of culture fit.

Analysis and Estimation

Once we understand the context and challenges ahead, we will get together our CTO panel to understand who would be the best positioned to take the role based on domain knowledge, skillset and relevant experience. Also, we will broadly discuss "the plan of attack", and then the appointed CTO partner will work on the detailed estimation.

Contract, Engagement and Feedback loops

Once we agree on the scope of work, engagement model and particular CTO candidature, our legal department will do the necessary paperwork, and the engagement will start. You will define the ways of working and reporting lines with your selected CTO based on your unique context and challenges. Our CTO partners and management team are always open to adjusting the initial plan if needed to maximise the value for your business.

Review and Handover

Once the engagement ends, we will review the outcomes and provide final recommendations for the next steps. The complete handover process will include responsibilities, documentation, contacts and anything else you might require to continue without us. Your CTO will be available for ad-hoc consultations and support for the next six months after the engagement ends.

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recent projects

successful projects, happy clients, great results


Hastee

Giving initial boost to smart
fintech solution for employers and employees

JUST EAT

Ensuring scalability of one of the biggest
global food delivery marketplaces

Probitas 1492

Robotics Process Automation for
Lloyd’s underwriting syndicate

Smart Home Solution (NDA)

Using IoT, AI and ML
to create disruptive innovation

Telehealth Solution (NDA)

Ensuring scalability and security while
integrating with external systems

Fintech Solution (NDA)

Creating disruptive innovation
for small businesses

Home Rentals Solution (NDA)

Creating smart engine to
balance demand and supply

Fintech Solution (NDA)

Technology strategy and roadmap
for business loans brokerage platform

Cardio Data Vault

Securely storing and analysing
patients cardiovascular data

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Our Mission

Our mission is to bring the world of technology closer to you and make it affordable. At the fraction of the cost for a permanent CTO we will help you to disrupt the market with innovative technology, get the investments or just provide valuable advisory services from the top CTOs around the world.

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