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Learning from the Chief Marketing Officers

In IT we often struggle with communication and engagement. At a CIO event recently, I decided for a change to see what I could learn from the experts and moved rooms to attend a number of presentations from a Chief Marketing officer (CMO) event running in parallel. Looking at the world from someone else’s perspective always … Continue reading

Attributes of a Social media savvy IT Leader

A great post in Harvard Business Review shared by Tony Wood @xfactorcomms on the attributes of CEOs who get social media got me thinking about what are the equivalent for those in senior IT leadership roles. We live in a world where the power of online tools to enable genuine 2 way communication can be seen … Continue reading

Farewell to the OU

After two great years at the Open University, I’m moving on. I was brought in to transform the IT Service Delivery function and have delivered Substantial jump in staff satisfaction scores Significant improvements in customer satisfaction scores (c95% satisfied) A project to standardise 7000 desktop PCs and eliminate Microsoft XP Significant reductions in incident and service … Continue reading

Jac(ot) in a Box – Customer Experience for IT.

A good colleague of mine has come up with a brilliant concept called Conference in a Box. Rather than travel to a hotel, why not have a conference delivered to your desk in a box. Some great content, and freebies and goodies too. This month’s conference is all about delivering a great Customer Experience.  I’m … Continue reading