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A New Start

A little over two years ago, I started working in the UK rail sector. Before then, I'd been in the IT industry for too many years to say, with companies ranging from large multinationals to startups and across sectors from financial services to security to leisure/entertainment. I was brought across and into rail by a friend who was a respected professional with many years in the sector; among his (unpublished) goals was to bring in an "outsider" to assess from the inside (and from several layers down the org chart!) just how projects were being delivered and whether internal IT processes and support were acceptable, and most importantly whether technology was being used in the best ways, was able to deliver efficiencies or savings, or could enable projects that otherwise would not work. The purpose of this blog is to capture thoughts and observations over that time, and ideas for the future. …more