GLOBAL IT ASSESSMENT – MAJOR PLAYER IN THE GLOBAL ENERGY INDUSTRY
This company is the biggest player in its field in the global energy industry and had at the time of the assignment more than 30,000 employees across all continents and growing fast. To improve growth management the board decided to hire a team of six interim domain specialists – representing each of the six main business units – to assess current global operations and lead the initiation of a continuous improvement program. The team reported directly to the CEO. The company hired a Bestshore consultant to represent the IT business unit and carry out a global IT assessment. The assessment included site visits and interviews with key IT and business stakeholders at main locations on three continents, IT organization assessment, business alignment assessment – including system capacity, functional, and geographical alignment, infrastructure assessment, assessment of current and planned IT projects, and the identification of key risks, issues, and improvements. The team operated independently but in close cooperation and coordination with C-level management.