April 28, 2015

IBM CIO Designs New IT Workflow for Tech Giant Under Pressure

International Business Machines Corp.IBM +0.47% CIO Jeff Smith wants to practice Agile software development and project management at scale, and by scale, he means a company with a headcount that rivals that of Miami.

Mr. Smith arrived at IBM during the middle of 2014, after serving as CEO of Suncorp Business Services, a unit of Australian financial company Suncorp GroupLtd.SUN.AU -0.81% He led a technology transformation at Suncorp, and worked on the project with tech vendor IBM, which says the effort produced gains in Suncorpâs quality, cycle time and cost structure. So IBM hired him as its new CIO.

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