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How To Succeed In The Transformation Of An It Function: Lessons From Coles Myer Limited

@inproceedings{Seddon2012HowTS,
  title={How To Succeed In The Transformation Of An It Function: Lessons From Coles Myer Limited},
  author={Peter B. Seddon and Peter Reynolds and Leslie P. Willcocks and Peter Mahler},
  booktitle={PACIS},
  year={2012}
}
This paper documents lessons learnt by the IT-leadership team as they played their part in a billiondollar IT-based transformation in a large Australian retail organization, Coles Myer Limited. The story begins when the new CIO arrived in October 2002, and ends five and a half years later when the CIO resigned, in March 2008. During that period, the IT-leadership team transformed a group of very ordinary divisional IT organizations into an extremely high-performance centralized IT organization… 

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