• Taking the technology and business lessons learnt from COVID-19 into our new normal

  • Thursday, 23rd July 2020
  • 12:55 - 14:15
  • Registration Closed

In many companies the Covid-19 pandemic has proven that transformation and change can happen extremely quickly. Necessity has been a powerful driver of change but the IT/digital leader now has a dilemma. They have set up such a high bar that will all future transformation appear slow in comparison and by positioning themselves as an agent of change they are now being asked why they haven’t been able to influence the business and produce similar results in the past.

This session IT leaders will discuss:

  • Balancing pace of change with strategic thinking
  • How fast is fast enough with out leaving the userbase behind

Our Expert

Heena Prajapat, CIO

How we can help people become more focussed and strategic as best possible in an ‘all hands to the pump’ world?

Heena’s journey has gained her experience with implementing change in diverse and complex environments in over 40 countries giving her a wealth of experience with many different cultures spanning the Defence, Services, Aerospace and Steel Industries. A dynamic Senior IT Executive and IT Transformation specialist with over 19 years experience in successfully implementing complex IT strategies and IT transformation programmes within global organisations such as Rolls Royce, G4S, Harsco Environmental and Babcock international.  

Peter Adams, Group CIO | Avant Homes | Breakout Moderator

How we make digital transformation as agile and pacey as possible without leaving the user-base behind? 

How we make digital transformation as agile and pacey as possible without leaving the user-base behind?  A pragmatic commercially focused technology leader with a successful background in multi-national B2B, B2C. Bringing solid execution on strategic transformation across challenging organisations, transforming how IT and technology enables and supports the business bottom line and ensuring the business leadership can exploit technology for advantage. Delivering change and technology leadership across complex multi-national organisations in a variety of industries including Manufacturing, Construction, Engineering, Logistics & Government.

Event Chair: Tim Hodge, CIO | PDSA

Tim has 30 Years of IT Experience (20 Years in Management) within multiple industry sectors (Communications, IT Consultancy, Oil & Gas, Financial Services (Insurance) and Charity). He is a Chartered IT Professional and belongs to the British Computer Society. His focused on Digital Transformation, Service Delivery and Making IT ‘Part of the Business’.

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