Workshop for strategic IT directors
at Manchester Art Gallery
October 15th 2019, 9.30am -1.00pm
"I strongly recommend that every Corporate Director encourages their IT Director to attend this workshop"
Chris Naylor, Chief Executive
Barking and Dagenham
The value of IT to the Council has never been more important. But are you struggling to demonstrate this to your bosses?
Within your council IT has become vital to every service and officer, including the CEO to deliver efficient services. With digital transformation IT will become even more critical. So why is IT merely considered an expense?
Government Computing has explored this disconnect between IT and the business in the article Managing Upwards. This was enabled with the help of CIPFA, IT Directors, senior management and Quadnet with a common theme developing
"You have to speak the right language to the business and be transparent and tangible"
David Tidey, Head of IT, Wandsworth and Richmond
We would like to invite IT directors to a workshop to explore how IT can create a better relationship with the business.
Key speakers will be Alison Mckenzie-Folan, Chief Executive of Wigan Council , David Tidey, Head of IT, Wandsworth and Richmond and Zubair Aleem, MD of Quadnet.
"Thought provoking - which is what you want
at senior management level"
Tony Ellis, CIO of Buckinghamshire CC
The event will help you
create a better relationship with the business, by talking their language
Build strong IT suppliers relationships for better accountability to the Council
how to effectively manage Digital Transformation
By taking the first step towards talking the language of business today, you will be able to provide tangible benefits to the council