Patina provides experienced technology executives, directors, program and project managers, and business analysts to help you achieve your business and IT objectives.
Below are some examples of how Patina's Technology Professionals bring measureable value to business initiatives:
IT strategy development, assessment and/or realignment
Software selection and system implementations
Business Process Improvement
Business intelligence solutions
IT organization effectiveness
My CIO program
These examples explain how we can help in a variety of situations:
A mid-sized manufacturer had been struggling with its IT operation for many years. The leadership team decided to terminate the current CIO and have Patina develop an assessment of the IT team, processes and infrastructure. Our Patina Professional was also helpful in interviewing and selecting the replacement CIO in addition to transferring knowledge to and preparing this person for the role.
Patina provided two IT directors to help a company meet a key deadline on a new system rollout covering nine locations in North America. Our Patina Professionals reported to the client’s team leader, who was relieved to have two highly experienced practitioners who had been involved in several implementations over the years on his team. We were flexible with our billable hours to match the ebbs and flows of the project — which other IT vendors were not willing or able to do.
Improve IT Responsiveness & Service
The CIO of a large manufacturer had a global IT team of over 800 people including employees and contractors. He engaged Patina to deliver our “Internal Consulting for Results” program for 20 of his IT employees. This highly effective program focuses on better internal service levels including listening, follow up and effective communications. The intention is for all of the 800 IT professionals and partners to go through this learning and skill development program.
When you need an experienced professional, or team of professionals, to execute and/or manage a special project or key initiative, you can trust Patina to provide the right solution. We match your needs with talented executives who have done it before.
When a key position must be filled on an interim basis, Patina has the proven resources to help. We’ll provide a highly experienced, precisely-matched professional to fill that role on a flexible basis — and we will act with the utmost urgency on your behalf. In some cases, these interim roles become interim-to-hire positions.
Patina can help you complete your management team by providing ongoing, part-time executives in key leadership functions where a full-time role is not needed or desired. This is a great way to have a well-rounded, world-class leadership team no matter the size of your company.
Our Patina Professionals give back by developing the high-potential leaders of the future. Many of our professionals enjoy spending a few hours a month by phone, email, Skype or in person meetings working to develop your up-and-coming talent. This is the most objective and confidential way to implement mentoring and coaching.
Patina is an excellent resource for board members and advisory board members. We have access to a deep and experienced portfolio of professional talent ready to serve.
Patina provides consulting, advisory and thought leadership solutions that meet the unique requirements of a broad range of companies — all on a flexible basis. This work is delivered by highly experienced executives who bring specialized expertise with a focus on tangible and practical results and outcomes.
When you are facing vacancies in executive leadership roles, Patina can conduct an intense executive search to precisely match top-level candidates to your needs. We go beyond traditional executive search by leveraging our existing relationships with proven, accomplished executives - shortening the timeframe to place quality candidates in your open roles. Our process ensures candidates are thoroughly vetted and tailored to your unique selection criteria.
Whether your challenge is simple and direct — or multi-faceted and complex — we start by gaining an intimate understanding of your business, objectives and situation.
Our solution development phase is incisive and collaborative. We structure a customized solution within your budget that will meet your business objectives — and help you realize your vision or address any critical issues.
Every step of the way, Patina maintains the highest quality standards for all our clients. Whether it’s a single person or a team, we precisely match our professionals’ expertise to your specific needs. Our team narrows down the options and selects one or more Patina Professionals to present to you. Every talent resource is chosen with your input and approval.
Marked by close collaboration, regular communication, weekly reporting, and the highest level of project accountability and responsibility, we monitor and manage each engagement closely to ensure success.
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