Fortune 500 | episode 535

How a Strong Foundational Strategy Leads to Innovation

Swamy Kocherlakota is the executive vice president and global chief information officer of S&P Global, a Fortune 500 financial information and analytics organization with revenues exceeding $7 billion annually. In this role, Swamy is responsible for driving digital transformation and delivering productivity improvements for the company’s customers and employees. Prior to S&P Global, Swamy was the SVP and Global Head of Technology Operations & Infrastructure at Visa, Inc. February 22, 2021

535: S&P Global EVP & Global CIO Swamy Kocherlakota discusses 

  • Some of the foundational elements of the company’s strategic roadmap
  • How the company is increasing the technology IQ of its employees
  • The company’s multi-pronged approach to innovation 
  • The venture capital fund inside the company
  • Steps the company has taken over the past few years that helped prepare it for the pandemic
  • How the company has been able to serve its customers better during the pandemic

Among a variety of other topics.

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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