“quantifying and communicating business impact is the No. 1 way to make IT matter”

-Patty Morrison, Former EVP & CIO, Cardinal Health,  Splunk Board Member, Mainstay Advisory Board of Advisors

CIOs are the quarterbacks of digital transformation. never has it been more essential to quantify and communicate the business value of IT 


Mainstay can help you design, execute, and manage an IT strategic communications program that will reinforce IT's role as an effective business partner

Align your company’s leadership team by communicating the priorities, objectives, and business value of IT.

Evangelize your IT message across the organization to help employees become advocates and increase adoption of IT initiatives.

Scale on demand communications experts and creative professionals allowing you to cost effectively apply resources to match your changing business.


Mainstay provides CIO services aimed at positioning IT internally as a strategic enabler for business and externally as a trusted technology thought leader for customers.

IT strategic communications

  • QBR and board reporting
  • IT annual report
  • Keynote presentations
  • Change management
  • Thought leadership & blogs
  • Newsletters and communications assets
  • Social media management for the IT leadership team

IT business impact analysis

  • Project feasibility analysis
  • Third party quantification of realized value and impact
  • PMO value analysis

adoption services

  • Software adoption strategy and plan development
  • Customer success implementation
  • Customer success management


the Mainstay difference


Mainstay has delivered over 800 business cases for technology projects and has decades of experience in working with CIOs and IT leaders to understand the mechanics of value realization for major technology investments.


Our approach aligns to your team’s financial processes and uses language that resonates within your organization.


Proven methodology and toolsets enable us to quickly develop and deliver financial models

end-to-end capabilities

PMO-ready business case development, board level asset creation, and adoption services

empowering leading organizations

Mainstay helps CIOs at some of the world’s most admired companies become strategic enablers for their business.


Mainstay led the creation of strategic IT communications across the company, showcasing the business value of IT projects and promoting Riverbed’s use of its own technology to help validate and improve its products.


Mainstay works with HP’s IT organization to articulate the value of its innovations to customers, employees and executive team, including numerous HP-on-HP initiatives.


Mainstay helped create Chrysler’s IT annual report to showcase IT’s key accomplishments, highlighting the business outcomes from strategic initiatives.


Mainstay develops thought-leadership content supporting Informatica’s CIO-led marketing effort, helping to position the company at the center of data-driven disruption and highlighting digital opportunities for customer. 

San Jose State

Mainstay provided business value advisory and strategy services for the CIO, driving campus-wide awareness of IT’s strategic projects.


Mainstay helped ZF TRW design and run executive workshops to develop innovative digital strategies.

Pure Storage

Mainstay developed an IT annual report to showcase IT’s key accomplishments for the year and highlight the business outcomes from strategic initiatives.

Catholic Health initiatives

Mainstay leads the creation of internal and external strategic communications that showcase the business value of IT projects.

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