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The Independent CIO    Bill Limond  Independent CIO   Heythrop Park  4th October 2012  www.Limond.com
The Independent CIO
CIOs will disappear in 10 years•   Role of CIO will disappear within 10 years.•   When IT standard, organisations no longe...
Bill Limond – CIO          Speedy CVIndependent CIO :-•   City of London•   British Gas•   BAESYSTEMS•   Pilkington•   UK ...
CIO Role•   Lead•   Business Solutions•   Business Knowledge•   Information Management•   Strategy•   Deliver – Results•  ...
Business & IM StrategyCIO= CHANGE & INNOVATION ORIGINATOR                   Business Possibilities     Strategy           ...
IM Value Chain            IT   IS   IM & BP    Knowledge SharingStrategy                                                  ...
IM Value Chain - Before   Gaps and the Wrong EmphasisStrategy                                     Knowledge               ...
IM Value Chain - After     Business Emphasis - no gapsStrategy                                        Knowledge           ...
Information?         “In the EndAll that we have to manage is -      Information.”
CIO           MissionFacilitate & improve - cost effectively :-   Management & Communication of    Information   Streaml...
IM Supply Chain               LeadershipWhat?        How?        Do            RunBusiness                Progs &         ...
Client Focus - IM Lifecycle                          Strategy   Business                           Strategy   Solutions   ...
CIO         Olympic Rings of Success  What?                                                                      How?Busin...
IM – Governance                „Greek Temple‟GOVERNANCE                         Executive                        Informati...
IM – Governance        „Dart-board‟           SBUsLocal          Mandatory             HQ
IM Principles   KISS…• Simple• Standardise• Streamline• Share• Secure• Integrate
Today Mobile BYOD „Consumerisation‟ Social Media   Cloud
Cloud?
Utility?Photo: Crispin Hughes/Oxfam
Utility
Cloud = Utility           Benefits• Agility• Scalability• Utilisation Efficiency• Peak load Capacity• Location & Device In...
Cloud = Utility               Benefits•   Centralisation•   Reliability•   Security•   Cost – Revenue v Capital•   Mainten...
Cloudy Issues ?•   Loss of Control•   Location & Device Independent•   Security•   DPA, FOI, Patriot Act•   IPR•   Peak lo...
Where do we need to be?•   Information as Competitive Weapon•   Customer Intimacy, Flexibility and Agility,•   Streamline ...
AIMS Bridge Business - I.T. Gap Business Ownership Customer Focus Provide Global Reach Instant fingertip access to In...
How?• Bridge Business - IT Gap• Form Key Alliances• Quick Wins - Credibility• Rationalise Strategic Information• Standardi...
CIO            Desirables?• Leadership & CREDIBILITY• „Gravitas‟ & Presence• Business Client Understanding• Find the “Key ...
CIO       Desirables?• Respect for People & Empathy• “Can Do” Attitude & Energy• Networking & Communication• Sensitivity -...
CIO Role•   Lead•   Business Solutions•   Business Knowledge•   Information Management•   Strategy•   Deliver – Results•  ...
CIO or DIM• Understand the Business• Be the Business• Hybrid• Exploit ICT• Bridge the GAPS
CIO Rope Tricks1. Let users pull - dont push I.T. (too much)2. Its easy for the organisation to tie   itself in I.T. knots...
CIOs will disappear in              10 years?•   Career Is Over?•   When IT standard, organisations will no longer    need...
Information?         “In the EndAll that we have to manage is -      Information.”
The Independent CIO
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  1. 1. The Independent CIO Bill Limond Independent CIO Heythrop Park 4th October 2012 www.Limond.com
  2. 2. The Independent CIO
  3. 3. CIOs will disappear in 10 years• Role of CIO will disappear within 10 years.• When IT standard, organisations no longer need CIOs.• Until then organisations still need CIOs.• But role often ill-defined, confused & misunderstood.• More than half of CIOs said no clear definition of role.• 71% of senior managers & 91% of analysts agree.• Many CEOs & executives don‟t understand what is required for CIO to be successful.• No standard role for the information officer.• IT dependent on needs of organisation.•• Cranfield School of Business & Deloitte research.
  4. 4. Bill Limond – CIO Speedy CVIndependent CIO :-• City of London• British Gas• BAESYSTEMS• Pilkington• UK Government• Alghanim - Kuwait & India• Audit Commission• Service Corporation International• Rexam Print• BP – Group IS StrategyUK Government Advisor• Programmes, Projects & Procurement
  5. 5. CIO Role• Lead• Business Solutions• Business Knowledge• Information Management• Strategy• Deliver – Results• Value for Money• Informed Purchaser
  6. 6. Business & IM StrategyCIO= CHANGE & INNOVATION ORIGINATOR Business Possibilities Strategy INNOVATION CHANGE Capabilities IM Direction Strategy
  7. 7. IM Value Chain IT IS IM & BP Knowledge SharingStrategy Knowledge Knowledge Sharing Information Management & Business Process Information IS IT Data Service IT Business Value/Knowledge
  8. 8. IM Value Chain - Before Gaps and the Wrong EmphasisStrategy Knowledge KS IM Information IS IT DataServices Technology Business
  9. 9. IM Value Chain - After Business Emphasis - no gapsStrategy Knowledge KS Information IM IS ITServices Data Technology Business
  10. 10. Information? “In the EndAll that we have to manage is - Information.”
  11. 11. CIO MissionFacilitate & improve - cost effectively :- Management & Communication of Information Streamlining of Business Processes Knowledge Sharing
  12. 12. IM Supply Chain LeadershipWhat? How? Do RunBusiness Progs & Service Need Strategy Projects Delivery Shared Services & Infrastructure
  13. 13. Client Focus - IM Lifecycle Strategy Business Strategy Solutions Client Change FocusContinuity Customer Programs & Service Projects Delivery
  14. 14. CIO Olympic Rings of Success What? How?Business & Architecture StrategyIM Vision Relationship Planning Building Business Thinking CIO Leadership Making Technology Work Operations Run Informed Buying Managing Service Programs & Program Supplier Projects Delivery Development Delivery
  15. 15. IM – Governance „Greek Temple‟GOVERNANCE Executive Information Business Applications• DIRECTION• INTEGRATION• CHANGE Shared ServicesMANAGEMENT Infrastructure
  16. 16. IM – Governance „Dart-board‟ SBUsLocal Mandatory HQ
  17. 17. IM Principles KISS…• Simple• Standardise• Streamline• Share• Secure• Integrate
  18. 18. Today Mobile BYOD „Consumerisation‟ Social Media Cloud
  19. 19. Cloud?
  20. 20. Utility?Photo: Crispin Hughes/Oxfam
  21. 21. Utility
  22. 22. Cloud = Utility Benefits• Agility• Scalability• Utilisation Efficiency• Peak load Capacity• Location & Device Independent• Ways of Working
  23. 23. Cloud = Utility Benefits• Centralisation• Reliability• Security• Cost – Revenue v Capital• Maintenance
  24. 24. Cloudy Issues ?• Loss of Control• Location & Device Independent• Security• DPA, FOI, Patriot Act• IPR• Peak load Capacity• Centralisation• Reliability• Cost - Caveat Emptor
  25. 25. Where do we need to be?• Information as Competitive Weapon• Customer Intimacy, Flexibility and Agility,• Streamline Decision & Business Processes• Minimise Costs• Focus - Strategic Imperatives• Align - CSFs/CBPs• Manage Customer relationships (CRM)• Exploit & Share Knowledge• Sweat the Assets
  26. 26. AIMS Bridge Business - I.T. Gap Business Ownership Customer Focus Provide Global Reach Instant fingertip access to Information Flexibility Reduce costs Spread best practice Standardise & Integrate where necessary
  27. 27. How?• Bridge Business - IT Gap• Form Key Alliances• Quick Wins - Credibility• Rationalise Strategic Information• Standardise, Simplify & Integrate• Train and Empower End Users• Steering Boards & Working Groups• Develop “Hybrids”
  28. 28. CIO Desirables?• Leadership & CREDIBILITY• „Gravitas‟ & Presence• Business Client Understanding• Find the “Key Stone” – Decision Maker• Intelligent Customer• Focus & Persistence• Stress Handling Ability
  29. 29. CIO Desirables?• Respect for People & Empathy• “Can Do” Attitude & Energy• Networking & Communication• Sensitivity - Political & Environmental• Adaptability & Flexibility• Carpe Diem – Strategic Opportunism• GSOH
  30. 30. CIO Role• Lead• Business Solutions• Business Knowledge• Information Management• Strategy• Deliver – Results• Value for Money• Informed Purchaser
  31. 31. CIO or DIM• Understand the Business• Be the Business• Hybrid• Exploit ICT• Bridge the GAPS
  32. 32. CIO Rope Tricks1. Let users pull - dont push I.T. (too much)2. Its easy for the organisation to tie itself in I.T. knots3. Harness the potential4. Keep your balance5. Avoid the lynching party
  33. 33. CIOs will disappear in 10 years?• Career Is Over?• When IT standard, organisations will no longer need CIOs?• Organisations still need CIOs• Information ASSET• Change & Innovation Originators.
  34. 34. Information? “In the EndAll that we have to manage is - Information.”
  35. 35. The Independent CIO
  36. 36. The Independent CIO Bill Limond Independent CIO Heythrop Park 4th October 2012 www.Limond.com

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