Technovation with Peter High (CIO, CTO, CDO, CXO Interviews)
Dinu Parel, Chief Information Officer of Dover Corporation
Feb 5, 2018 · 26 min
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327: In this interview, Dinu Parel discusses World Class IT Principle One, People, World Class IT Principle Two, Infrastructure, World Class IT Principle Three, Project and Portfolio Management, and World Class IT Principle Four, IT and Business Partnerships. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • An overview of Dover Corporation and its structure, including its four diverse business segments - Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment
  • How IT is organized, including Dinu’s efforts to establish the enterprise IT function to provide strategy, governance, and shared services to the traditionally decentralized, operating business-based IT
  • Dinu’s experience as Dover’s first-ever CIO, and the rationale behind Dover creating a CIO role after 60 years without one
  • How Dinu finds the right balance between standardization at the enterprise level and customization at the business-unit level, including standardization priorities such as security and infrastructure
  • Which efforts Dinu has prioritized, such as high enterprise risk, modernizing infrastructure, people, and governance
  • Dinu’s current strategic priorities, and his focus on transforming IT from a focus on back-office support to becoming a leader in business growth and innovation
  • Eye on the Trends: blockchain

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