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.

The problem with ‘Agile’

It feels like we’ve been talking about Agile for ages. Leon Tranter (the founder of Extreme Uncertainty) describes the difference... View Article

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How Finance, IT, and Commercial can work together for successful Cloud implementation

It seems like we have been talking about The Cloud for an eternity. But what is it, and is it... View Article

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From uptime to outcomes

How IT service providers are linking their performance to real business outcomes It seems like we’ve been talking about outcome-based... View Article

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