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Sloan Valve CIO assumes the role of chief planning officer to lead sustainable enterprise change

Published: 23 February 2012

ID: G00232516

Analyst(s): Richard Hunter , Cassio Dreyfuss , Lee Weldon


With a dominant position in its market, Sloan Valve has launched an enterprise change initiative to transform its business processes -- a step driven by opportunity rather than crisis. The CIO leads the transformation effort after first taking on the official role of chief process officer and then adding the role of chief planning officer.

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Case study

  • Accommodating ongoing change with a change in role
  • Involving senior leadership in managing change
  • Communicating top-down messages

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