The new NIS-2 Directive regarding critical facility resilience is in the pipeline and will affect a number of additional companies. Even companies that are not (yet) affected by the existing NIS Directive would be well-advised to align their IT security measures with it and take far-reaching security precautions.
Defining an effective cloud strategy and overall considerations of cost-effectiveness are the key elements in good preparation
Exploiting various types of potential for further digitization increased speed and quality of process implementation and improved fulfilment of promises given to end customers
Improvement in IT service provision through optimization of processes for interaction between agile and traditionally developed systems, including DevOps and CI/CD, integrated view of features, releases and deployments
Specific support for a project manager and the project team in dealing with difficult challenges and critical stakeholders made a significant contribution to the success of the project
The commitment of an external “part-time CIO” allows strong and strategic management of IT deployment even in small and medium-sized enterprises
Strict project, portfolio and resource management, conclusion of sustainable agreements, management of customer expectations and improvements in communication made a significant contribution to a positive change of image
Fast identification of a need for action and definition of effective steps in finding a solution, tough coordination of everyone involved, intensive stakeholder management and transparent reporting and escalation helped to defuse the situation and ensure project success