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Harvey Nash Group Director explores CIOs’ priorities for 2019

Harvey Nash Group’s Director of Marketing will be exploring the forces that will most affect technology leaders in 2019 live at Crimson's Innovation Conference (CiC19).

Rob Grimsey, who has worked within Harvey Nash Group for almost 20 years, will be sharing some of the insights gleaned from the organisation’s recent global CIO survey, compiled in association with KPMG.

The survey is the world’s largest study of IT leadership, and examines a range of topics, including; digital strategies, managing IT, executing projects, IT careers, and global technology trends for 2019.

This year the survey has revealed that most IT leaders will have to manage five common challenges. It has uncovered that the on-going skills shortage in the IT jobs market, the continual drive for customer engagement, and the changing role of technologies are evolving the personas of CIOs.

In his speech, Rob will explain why technology leaders should embrace the opportunities presented by shadow IT, and why customer interests must become the focus of digital strategies. He will be imparting a lot of useful information, that could influence your decision-making.

Click here to book a seat to watch Rob at CiC19, which takes place on 9 April 2019, at Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham.

Here’s a video of Rob discussing changes in IT spending priorities at Crimson’s Digital Mash-Up event.

Rob’s team at Harvey Nash Group is responsible for the research, thought leadership, branding and communications. They write and publish the world’s most respected IT leadership survey, launched the world’s first recruitment iPad app, and manage events attended by 1500 people each year in 20+ countries.

Prior to Harvey Nash, Rob was a management consultant in Accenture, where he was an expert in digital customer strategies and UX design. His passion is simplicity. His favourite quote is: ‘Perfection isn’t achieved when there’s nothing more to add. It’s when there’s nothing more to take away.’

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Crimson is an IT consultancy, an IT solutions provider, an IT recruitment agency, and a Microsoft Gold Partner operating across the UK.