IT Solutions Blog

Why you should attend: The Architect Exchange

by Holly Burnett 26 July 2019


This week we caught up with Crimson’s Andy Basham, who is hosting the Architect Exchange event on 21st of August.

Topics: Digital Transformation, IT Architecture, shadow IT, IT strategy, IT and business goals

Coca Cola CIO talks digital disruption at Innovation Conference 2017

by Will Astbury 13 February 2017

Coca Cola Regional CIO Adam Forde will be addressing the ‘people-side of digital disruption’ at Crimson’s 2017 Innovation Conference.

Digital transformations don’t just have a profound effect on organisations’ internal processes and external offerings, they have a massive impact on the people within businesses.

Topics: Digital Transformation, digital disruption

Does my organisation need a Chief Digital Officer (CDO)?

by Will Astbury 1 February 2017

With digital transformation a strategic priority for many organisations in 2017, a lot of companies have been asking Crimson whether they need to appoint a Chief Digital Officer (CDO).

In her latest article for CIO WaterCooler, Crimson’s Head of Recruitment Sales Louise Clarke has addressed which types of organisations need CDOs and which don’t.

Topics: Digital Transformation, digital disruption, Chief Digital Officer, CDO

Crimson’s IT Salary Survey 2017: Digital roles are transforming the industry

by Will Astbury 23 December 2016

Crimson’s IT Salary Survey 2017 has revealed that new ‘digital’ job titles are having a significant impact on IT teams.

Over the last 12 months, the consultants within Crimson’s IT recruitment agency noticed the emergence of several ‘digital’ job titles in the marketplace, which include Chief Digital Officers (CDOs), Digital Programme and Project Managers, Digital Business Analysts, and Digital Architects. Keen organisations have created these roles in the process of capitalising on new digital opportunities - opportunities being major digital transformation projects.

Topics: Digital Transformation, IT Salary Survey

The Holy Grail Of Digital Disruption: Customers Come First

by Will Astbury 23 September 2016

Digital disruption can be a tricky challenge for CIOs to manage. In most organisations, it is the IT leader’s responsibility to guide the board through the opportunities of digital disruption and the ramifications of falling behind competitors when it comes to new market innovations.

Business models for the disruptions differ due to a number of factors, including;

Topics: Digital Transformation, digital disruption

What Is The Number One Priority For CIOs In 2016?

by Will Astbury 10 August 2016

Caisha-Sheikh2.pngCaisha Sheikh, Crimson's Lead Consultant for Senior Appointments, has outlined the major challenges for CIOs.

As part of our latest campaign, in the build-up to the Crimson Innovation Conference, our team have been addressing the questions around 'Enabling Digitisation' in 2016.

Topics: IT Recruitment, Digital Transformation