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Gartner Fellows Interview With Dana Deasy, Former BP CIO: Managing IT's Transformation to Business Partner

Published: 09 January 2014

ID: G00259731

Analyst(s): Mark Raskino , Brian Burke


The former CIO of BP, the world's sixth largest oil company, explains how he transformed IT's cost and reputation, what IT 2.0 will mean, and why moving on to a bank is a good thing.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • The Interview
    • Scoping and Leading an IT Transformation
    • Rebuilding Pride in the IT Organization
    • Learning From the IT Transformation
    • Dealing With Business Disruptions
    • Dealing With Escalating Cyberthreats
    • "Operating Model 2.0" — Business-Outcome-Driven IT
    • Changing the Culture of IT
    • Digital Innovation at BP
    • Rapid-Fire Questions: Bull or Bear?
    • Oil Industry CIO Questions
    • Multiple-Industry vs. Single-Industry CIO Paths to Success
    • The CIO in Transition — Moving On to a New Company

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