IT (CIO)

Interim CIO - Information Technology

IT (CIO)

Reduced
budget by $7 million
Reducing
budget by $1.5+ million more
Increased
IT & business alignment
Very thankful for strategic plan and holding people accountable!
Company Profile
Healthcare provider
$2.6 billion; 2,500 employees
Position/Timeframe
CIO
4-5 days/week, 6 months
Situation
Company lost prior CIO and needed immediate leadership
Broken relationship between business and IT existed
Need for strategy and standards
Disorganized department
Implementation
Established project management and governance
Established standards within IT including architecture
Organization management realigned teams
Reduced costs to overall budget
Projects adjusted and moving forward with clearer direction
Brought strong leadership with both IT and business background

Results

  • Reduced IT budget by $7 million
  • Put in motion plans for additional $1.5-2 million of reductions
  • Projects have turned from red to green – on time and under budget
  • IT and business units are working as a team