Crucial Point LLC is a technology research, consulting and services firm that is part of the OODA LLC family. We research and report on technology market trends, advanced technology concepts, and new business models enabled by advanced technologies. We provide market intelligence, business development and technology services. We primarily work in the national security/cyber security domain, and serve clients from government, high tech firms, private equity and defense integrators.Crucial Point provides two key services:
Crucial Point was formed by Bob Gourley in 2007. Since then Crucial Point has served over 100 businesses across multiple sectors of the economy with advanced technology services including cyber security consulting, due diligence reviews, security engineering and federal market advisory services.
We love learning about new capabilities in the ecosystem, especially new technologies that can make dramatic positive differences in the missions of enterprise users. If you have or know of technologies like this please let us know. If you are interested in partnering with us or in becoming a client we would love to hear about that too!
More about our services:
Strategic Consulting: Leverage experienced professionals with proven past performance. Our clients include major telecommunications firms, defense systems integrators and IT firms with dramatic, “game changing” technology. We also help highly regulated businesses and government agencies respond to a continuous stream of new mandates for cybersecurity compliance.
CTO Outsourcing and CTO-as-a-Service: Our model provides highly qualified, experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) or Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) leadership on your staff to manage and lead your technology partners, developers, engineers and IT support. We offer part-time, full-time, retained and hourly services. We also provide compliance services.
Technology Research: Our experts in technology can assess the relevance of technology prior to investment and prior to you bringing the capability into your enterprise. We prepare customized briefings on technology and provide context on IT focused on your needs.
Due Diligence:We support private equity firms, venture capital, and businesses looking to acquire other businesses. We can also help independently verify and place into context the discriminators of technologies in the firms you are considering.
Cybersecurity and CISO-as-a-Service Crucial Point provides architecture reviews and action plans for enhancing cybersecurity. We also provide analysis of solutions and products and strategies associates with cybersecurity, including market potential analysis, product offering development and marketing/messaging creation.
Government Market Evaluation and Support: We serve high tech companies who want to do business with the government. We can assist you in flattening the learning curve and will help you produce a winning strategy.
There Is No Substitute For Experience
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