Beyond CIO | episode 507

Honeywell Chief Digital Technology Officer Sheila Jordan

Sheila Jordan is the Chief Digital Technology Officer at Honeywell, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based conglomerate with revenues exceeding $40 billion annually. In this role, Sheila is responsible for the technology associated with the corporate IT and everything from legal, finance, contracts, HR, and Strategic Business Unit technology. Prior to joining Honeywell, Sheila was the CIO of Symantec. November 30, 2020

507: Honeywell Chief Digital Technology Officer Sheila Jordan discusses 

  • Why data is the currency of any digital transformation
  • How the IT organization moved from being 69% outsourced, to much more heavily insource
  • How the pandemic has supplied the market with a significant amount of world class talent
  • How Honeywell has successfully identified, hired, and onboarded new employees during the pandemic
  • Why video is here to stay
  • The increasing importance of security in a remote workforce
  • An overview of Honeywell’s connected enterprise
  • The state of the union of women in IT
  • Sheila’s take on AI

Among a variety of other topics.


This episode is sponsored by Zoho and Sykes

"At the time, we were about 69% outsourced. I love working with consultants and strategic SIs, but the reality is that you pay a premium for that and, more importantly, you bring them in to do the work, the implementation, get the work and the project completed, but then they walk out the door."

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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