About

 

Overview

Over the last 10 years, Adrian has been delivering business transformation initiatives with ‘C level’ executives in both large and mid sized corporations to achieve the right balance between IT efficiency and business innovation.  Adrian’s skills allows individual business units to innovate safely in their pursuit of competitive advantage.  Major media industry focus with Fairfax Media and Techfront digital advertising.

After hours he is a busy family man to his wife, 3 kids, and a cat. He also claims he does all his own stunts on his motorbike.


Skills

Team Advisory: Strategy, Operating basis and structure, Development Integration and application lifecycle Roadmap.

IT and Business Alignment: Business and IT alignment that includes Infrastructure transformation, service management, service integration, digital infrastructure readiness, digital workplace transforming sourcing and vendor management.

Enterprise Architecture: Architecture maturity analysis, architecture development, architecture methods and tools, Design Authority set up.

Digital Transformation: Digital delivery centres, customer journeys, digital product development and deployment.

Innovation: Idea generation, prototyping, incubation, exploitation, technology leadership and roadmaps, insights and data architectures, tools and techniques

Cloud Adoption: Cloud strategy and roadmap, cloud architectures, cloud partner management, SaaS selection, workload migration to cloud and building the cloud-ready organisation.

Technology-Enabled Business Transformation: Transformational program design and delivery, Technology work-stream leadership of transformation programs, Partner with the Program Management office (PMO) for deployment.

Project Management - True Agile project management that follows Chaos Theory, Kaizen, Systems Thinking, Risk Management & Return on Investment.

Vendor Management - Making sure they remain invisible, on budget and on track. Negotiating and tough vendor management skills are sought after.

Financial Management - Cash is king approach to vigorously and continuously cut expenses to fund new initiatives instead of asking for handouts within the business.

Internal Reporting - Excellent communicator, keeping peers up to date with progress preferring to over communicate that under.

Stakeholder Management - Relationship management in complex enterprise environments to ensure business transformation initiates are delivered.

 

Info

 

Suite 1401

7 Railways Street Chatswood NSW 2067

ask@adrianbarkus.com

+61 448 888 987

 

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