David speaks with Phil Brown, Group IT Director for Amey; they discuss some of the challenges Phil faces in terms of business complexity, people and skills. CIOs face an array of common and unique challenges. Through sharing them, and the lessons learned along the way, we can help peers progress their objectives.
Cloud,IOT, Big Data, AI all continue to grow at a pace outstripping the available skills and certainly experience. Where does our focus need to be to ensure we can take best advantage of these new technologies?
Cloud growth is compounding with it being the underlyer to other growth technologies such as Big Data, IOT (Internet of Things), Mobile and digitisation. With this comes a need for new skills and approaches, do you re-train or employ new? Do you have a choice ?
The ability to buy software, infrastructure and platforms on a pay-per-use basis has transformed the way organisations think about their technology investments. How do we enable our teams to flex in response to this environment?