Author Archives for Simon O'Brien

About Simon O'Brien

Simon is an IT & Network procurement specialist; he has global strategic sourcing expertise in all major subcategories with 20 years plus experience. He possesses strong global leadership skills coupled with a history of innovation and achievement. He is results-oriented with extensive expertise in developing and implementing organizational design, sourcing strategies, and contract and vendor management processes in complex cultural and matrix organizations. He is a talented leader and manager with success in controlling operations and teams. He is adept at effectively managing multiple projects and workstreams, contributing to organizational efficiency and profitability. A collaborative communicator able to interface across all levels of an enterprise; recognized as a trusted advisor to C-level leaders.

Digital transformation requires a firm foundation

Digital transformation has shifted rapidly up business leaders’ agenda in...

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Value frameworks: The CIO’s route to long-term savings?

Business leaders have scrambled to put spend back on the...

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The problem with ‘agile’ procurement

It feels like we’ve been talking about Agile for ages....

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From uptime to outcome

How IT service providers are linking their performance to real...

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