Getting to Nimble | episode 534

Leading Through Change with National Grid CIO/CDO Andi Karaboutis

Andi Karaboutis is the group chief information and digital officer of National Grid, a gas and energy innovator with revenues exceeding $19 billion annually. February 19, 2021

534: National Grid Group Chief Information & Digital Officer Andi Karaboutis discusses 

  • The near- and long-term considerations when hiring new talent
  • National Grid’s omnichannel approach to training
  • The importance of being agile and focusing on consumer needs rather than product life cycles
  • The ways the company has utilized their external partnerships to create better energy solutions

Among a variety of other topics.

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"The trick is to provide that omni-channel training to ensure that you are building the capabilities as well as hiring the capabilities that you need as an organization. But you are also providing an opportunity to learn things that could be tangential and will spark innovation."

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

From strategy to implementation

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