Leading Resolutions to attend IT and Finance Directors’ Forum Autumn Conference
Leading Resolutions, the business focused IT consultancy and advisory, will be attending the IT and Finance Directors’ Forum Autumn Conference 2012, 10 – 13 October 2012.
Clive White, Chief Operating Officer will be presenting, “Turning Tin into Gold; The Alchemy of Managing IT for Value in the 21st Century”. The presentation will explore the topics on the lips of senior executives responsible for IT:
- Accountable for IT? How to create a strategy to keep you ahead of the game
- Survival of the fittest? Skills needed for the 21st century executive accountable for IT
- Head in the Clouds? Key questions for testing if your organisation is “cloud ready” (and understanding the implications)
- Data, data everywhere..? Developing a data ownership strategy that gets people talking
- The magic formula? A practical guide to the alchemy of successful enterprise IT
Sheila Bryant, Chief Financial Officer, and Client Executives, Kevin O’Brien and Ken Moodie will also be representing Leading Resolutions at the event, which takes place on the P&O cruise ship, the Aurora.
The Leading Resolutions team will be available throughout the event to demonstrate how they can help senior executives at major organisations deal with the rapid pace of technological change and the challenges it creates in the modern workplace.
Key areas of expertise offered by Leading Resolutions include:
Technology enabled business change - defining and aligning business & IT strategy, investment and operations
IT transformation – improving performance from IT investment
IT integration & optimisation - maximising returns on IT investment and operations; technology optimisation, consolidation, cost reduction and alignment of people, process and technology
IT audit & advisory - independent health check, strategic and operational reviews and IT risk assessments
IT supply chain/supplier optimisation - aligning internal and external IT supply and maximising the contribution made by third parties, contracts and commercial arrangements
The Autumn Conference 2012 takes place 10 – 13 October aboard the Aurora. For further event information, visit www.itdf.com and / or www.fdforum.com.
To find out more about Leading Resolutions, visit www.leadingresolutions.com or call 08450 600 601.
Sara Tye or Emma De Maio
Tel: 07786 176 617 or 07921 160 134
Leading Resolutions – Backgrounder
Established in 2001, Leading Resolutions Limited is an independent IT consultancy. From its headquarters in Malmesbury, Wiltshire and its regional offices across the UK, including London, the company works with many of the world’s major businesses, both nationally and internationally. Having previously worked in blue chip businesses themselves, the founders of Leading Resolutions fully understand the IT challenges faced by large organisations. Today, the business employs more than 100 staff.
Leading Resolutions’ three core values - independence, integrity and being passionate about our quality of client delivery – keep the business clear of any vested interests or vendor ties, enabling the business to act as an impartial interface between a client’s IT and its business culture.
Services offered by Leading Resolutions include aiding adoption and management of new technologies such as cloud computing, Software as a Service (SaaS) and green IT; sourcing and supplier management, enterprise architecture, IT business innovation, reducing operational costs, developing IT strategies and consolidating infrastructure and applications.
All of the Leading Resolutions senior team are IT practitioners in their own right, with decades of experience in large, complex organisations. Fully up to date with industry frameworks and best practices such as PRINCE2, Six Sigma, SFIA, CobiT, ISO/IEC 20000 and ITIL, they bring insight and proven expertise to all types of IT and business challenges and opportunities.
With many clients in the FTSE 500, Leading Resolutions is the IT consultancy of choice for many of the world’s leading names. Some recent and current projects include:
Comet – IT transformation; desktop, storage, server and network refresh
City & Guilds – Interim IT leadership and senior management team
Telindus – Interim senior management, project, commercial and technical expertise
Sony – ongoing consultancy and data centre consolidation
Edwards – IT de-coupling with new outsourcing for business separation
National Trust – organisational transformation
Leading Resolutions is proud that most of its new business comes from recommendations from existing clients.
Strategy - creating a business-focused IT vision and strategy, from the operating model, through managing IT risk and establishing governance to defining enterprise architecture and sourcing principles.
People - putting the right organisational structure, people and skills in place, workforce planning, interim management and programmes to enhance individual performance and acceptance of organisational change.
Process - achieving operational excellence through service desk consultancy, ongoing service improvement, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, demonstrating the business value of IT through a Business Balanced Scorecard.
Technology - exploiting new technologies and leveraging existing investments, leading technology direction beyond the traditional 'engine room' systems in areas such as collaboration, mobility and digital.
Sourcing - developing partnerships and agreements with providers across all sectors of the IT industry, from enterprise applications, data centres and networks to emerging technologies.
Projects - ensuring that change agendas deliver on time and on budget – and make significant commercial contributions.
Review & Audit - providing independent and objective insight across entire organisations, to reduce risk and assist with investment planning.
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