What's your proudest work-related achievement of the last 12 months?
Replatform and redesign of Le Boat's 17 multilingual, multi-currency websites onto a new Drupal web platform, realising an incremental €500,000 revenue to date, and increasing conversion by 27 per cent year on year.
What's the number one skill today's IT leaders need?
A good commercial and operational understanding of the overall business landscape within which you are working. In my example working for boat charter businesses, the challenges that needed solving were not the ones I first thought of - I needed to understand a lot more about the commercial levers within the businesses to ensure I was delivering value.
How many people work in IT in your organisation?
What's your top priority for the next 12 months?
Pace of delivery and cost effectiveness, and enabling improved customer insight based on a new data platform being developed within our businesses.
What's your annual IT budget?
Education has become too focused on grades and exams, rather than actually learning and understanding, argues Professor Peter Cochrane
The UK IT Awards 2019 was a raging success, as this gallery from the big night shows!
After the glitz and glamour, who walked away with a gong?
There's just one week to go until the UK IT industry meets again in Battersea Park, London
Jason Foster, CEO and founder of data and analytics strategy consultancy Cynozure, explains that we need a new analogy for data, without some of the negative connotations of oil