Two independent teams working on their respective department level projects to build the SAME application. Sounds familiar? This arises from decentralized IT...
Author - Heath Daughtrey
Heath is the Vice President, IT Services at Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. Heath leads IT Services organization, which includes program/portfolio management, forecasting and financial management, resource management, professional development and training, communications, and contract/partner management.
Heath has more than 15 years of diverse experience in information technology, management and consulting, with a successful track record in leading geographically distributed IT resources and delivery organizations. His career has spanned the travel, media, entertainment and energy services industries, in addition to a software/technology start-up.
Prior to joining Harrah's Entertainment, he was a practice leader of the business and technology-consulting firm Sapient Corporation. He has also held leadership positions with Price Waterhouse and Andersen Consulting, both in the U.S. and abroad.