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Mike Capone, Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

February 16, 2010

Among other topics, Mike discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy

  • The way in which ADP’s substantial data center consolidation has created savings on the bottom line and in their carbon footprint, improved processing speeds, and provided the opportunity for ADP to bolster their data security schemes
  • A discussion of “Smart-Shoring” and how viewing his organization as “Global IT” has allowed ADP to get the most out of all geographies it operates in
  • How ADP avoids the “rip and replace model” when approaching acquisitions and the accompanying IT integrations
  • The power of Web 2.0 through corporate blogging and Social CRM, which can lead to organic ideas and improved collaboration
  • How driving innovation through IT must be a process that marries the business leaders and technically talented innovators
  • How ADP has been operating as a “cloud computing” provider long before it become a hot topic in IT


Mike Capone’s Biography

Mike is Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Combining a unique blend of client-facing operational experience and strong technical knowledge, Mike guides both product development and information technology. ADP’s R&D organization delivers products that support more than 500,000 clients while its IT professionals are responsible for enterprise security, infrastructure, messaging, and business applications.

Under Mike’s leadership as CIO, ADP has been recognized as one of the top 25 Most Influential Technology Vendors for 2009 by The Aberdeen Group.

Mike is a twenty-year veteran of ADP and has held positions in product development, information technology, and operations. Most recently, he has been Senior Vice President and General Manager of GlobalView, an award-winning multilingual, multicurrency human resources outsourcing solution. In this role, Mike led ADP’s efforts to develop a global HR BPO business for large multi-national corporations in partnership with SAP.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Dickinson College and an MBA in Finance from Pace University.

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

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