• Managing Technical Debt to avoid Business Inertia

  • Framing IT Cost controls and Pricing Models to Finance and the board
  • Tuesday, 10th November 2020
  • 12:55 - 14:00
  • Location: Virtual
  • Attendee Registration

Cost Control and Pricing Models can shine light on your Governance, Reduce Technical Debt, improve Service and reinvigorate ailing Programmes and help your organisation Plan a Bright Future Illuminated by Tech.

Those in an IT leadership role have been busy, not only have you been driving the business to become digital you have also had to rapidly transform your business to a future of more flexibility in the workplace. However, now is the time that you need to communicate that to the board ad by communicating full life costing will help reduce technical waste.

Our Keynote Speakers

Phil Clayson, CIO, SSE plc

A transformational CIO passionate about inspiring technology teams to engage quickly to create, implement and operationalise transformational strategy, in business-critical, time and cost-sensitive environments. I have delivered all aspects of technology transformation from growth and investment planning, early-stage / funding, corporate M&A, product and service launch, growth acceleration, to rationalisation and recovery turnarounds, in both start-ups and where legacy technology underpins an existing business. I have experience in pre-IPO, PE funded, private and public organisations and across sectors including Telco, Energy, Utilities, Broadcast and Media, in both B2C and B2B.

Christine Ashton, CEO, Cogventive

Christine regularly advises executives on the technical, business strategy and deployment aspects of transformational change.  She was recently a delivery partner for a global separation programme, which successfully delivered an’ intelligent enterprise’ transformation leveraging S/4 HANA and Model company accelerators.  She is an experienced CIDO with a considerable amount of International and large-scale blue-chip experience in oil and gas; energy and utilities; transport; Information services, global chemicals; logistics; retail; telecom and customer service industries. Christine is an Independent Non-Executive (INED) director with the UK’s Payments Operator, Pay.UK and BACS, she chairs the industry’s New Payments Architecture Committee.  She has previously held INED roles with H.M Home Office and advisory roles with leading technology companies and start-up techs.

Ian Golding, CIO

Until recently, Ian was the Interim CIO at The Natural History Museum, developing the Technology Strategy and Vision to support its dual role as a centre of excellence in leading scientific research and as a world leading museum. In 2017 as the RNLI’s first CIO (Interim), Ian created the Institution’s first digital, information and technology strategy including new capability for fundraising, predictive analytics and data-based insights that helped the RNLl to break the chain of events that can tragically lead to drowning. Ian has held recent posts as Interim IT Director at Southern Housing Group with prior to roles including as Group CIO, Data Privacy Officer and Senior Partner for The ERM Group through its largest growth phase over 4 private equity cycles, to 5,200 staff across 140 offices worldwide.

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