On Thursday 23rd of November the 6th IT BRM/IT Business Partner Forum took place in central London. We’re delighted to announce the event was the biggest yet with 60 individuals joining us for the day.
Why is everyone now some kind of IT Business Partner?
What I’m beginning to see more and more are roles being advertised as IT BRM/IT Business Partners when on further review of the roles and responsibilities, they are clearly not.
Summer 2017 IT BRM/IT Business Partner Forum – Findings and Recommendations
IT BRM/IT Business Partner Forum On Friday 9th of June the 5th IT BRM/IT Business Partner forum took place in central London. The session was a mix of debate, presentation and business simulation via Grab@Pizza. In terms of the debate […]
The rise of the interim IT Business Partner
Over the last few months I’ve seen a steady increase in the number of companies advertising for interim IT Business Partners. What has always confused me (and still does) is why organisations would want to hire someone in that particular […]
Tony Michaels of Skanska UK – the IT Business Partnering evolution.
Overview of Skanska? Skanska, established in 1887, is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups. The UK operation is one of the country’s top contractors, known for major projects such as the Gherkin and Crossrail. It has […]
Stepping on the toes of the CIO
Recently a IT BP contact got in touch with the following question: I’ve just read a piece of research where it spells out the ways CIOs are looking to get engaged in underpinning their organisations’ business strategies. In doing so they’re performing a lot […]
Closing the disconnect
For years BRM functions have been chasing the “top table” where they’re dealing with their senior business stakeholders, understanding and influencing their business strategies over the next three to five years. Whilst this objective is essential to ensure the ongoing successes […]
Why reinvent the wheel?
I caught up with an old contact recently and we were discussing how the IT landscape has changed over the last few years as more functions are becoming engaged at a business strategic level rather than the traditional order taker. What […]
A Prince2 of the BRM world
A recent study by McKinsey provides further evidence that when IT acts as a partner rather than a waiter, it performs better. This is why those of us that work within this sector are seeing a greater demand for BRM skills as […]