Digital Matters Podcast: Are IT Vendors selling what the CTO’s / CIO’s of today really need?

In Short : We speak with experienced CIO Tim Hargest to discuss the challenges CIO's are facing in todays world and how digital vendors can meet their real needs.
Joe Bloggs

Joe Bloggs

Managing Director

In this episode of Digital Matters, the first of 2023, gravity9 partners Andy Ross and Noel Ady speak with experienced CIO and Nuclear Physicist Tim Hargest. Having worked within the Technology industry for a number of years and holding a number of CIO roles, Tim discusses the challenges CIO’s are facing in todays world and how Digital vendors can meet their very real needs. In this podcast we discuss;

  • The challenge for most CIO’s is ensuring the foundations are right, the cost and that it works!
  • The importance of speaking the language of business to business outside yet understanding the architecture and systems integration.
  • How to understand and appreciate ‘the problem’.
  • The importance of business relationships and doing business with people you trust.
  • How to balance innovation with ‘keeping the lights on’.
  • What is truly fundamental to business and is this the world software vendors sell into?
  • The playbook for turning around failing projects.
  • The advice Tim would share with CIO’s of today.

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