The Digital ‘Trainsformation’

This month, I’d like to share some thoughts on digital transformation within Rail. Clients are now more focused on the need for Tech and Operations to work closer together, enabling them to effectively and accurately manage, monitor, and maintain their assets to support real-time decision-making. For...

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Cyber-attack: will you be on the hook?

From December 2019, the revised Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) framework will come into force. Along with the many new responsibilities and accountabilities, Senior Stakeholders need to understand that they may be partly, or fully, responsible for any cyber breaches that occur. Indeed, a failure...

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Why Do Boards Hire CIO’s?

Norman Broadbent has run a series of breakfasts addressing the journey CIO’s must take to reach non-executive status. This article shares some key reflections that have emerged at these events over the years. Why do boards hire CIO’s? The history of the changing role of technology...

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Fear#1: Cyber Security

When PWC released their annual CEO Survey at the World Economic forum in Davos, Cyber Risk was number one on the fear list.  This was followed by the lack of talent to meet this, and other, digital challenges.  Last year, Cybersecurity Ventures predicted that cybercrime...

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