For better or for worse, the future of IT will be shaped by today’s policies, politics, and available resources. Policies that could hamper innovation and advancement need to be influenced and mitigated where feasible. Stakeholder politics will always be part of the corporate landscape. Short resources are a chronic issue. If IT is to move forward to create a better future, where do we begin the battles, and how do we judge when we have won?
Michael L. Capone, Corporate Vice President and CIO, Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
Mike Capone is Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Combining a unique blend of client-facing operational experience and strong technical knowledge, Mike guides both product development... More View all posts
Mike Capone is Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Combining a unique blend of client-facing operational experience and strong technical knowledge, Mike guides both product development and information technology. ADP’s R&D organization delivers products that support more than 500,000 clients while its IT professionals are responsible for enterprise security, infrastructure, messaging, and business applications. Under Mike’s leadership as CIO, ADP has been recognized as one of the top 25 Most Influential Technology Vendors for 2009 by The Aberdeen Group. In addition, ADP ranked 69th on Computerworld Magazine’s list of 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2010. Mike is a twenty-year veteran of ADP and has held positions in product development, information technology, and operations. Most recently, he has been Senior Vice President and General Manager of GlobalView, an award-winning multilingual, multicurrency human resources outsourcing solution. In this role, Mike led ADP’s efforts to develop a global HR BPO business for large multi-national corporations in partnership with SAP. Less View all posts
J. Stephen Fletcher, Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the Department of Technology Services, State of Utah, and President of NASCIO
J. Stephen Fletcher, was appointed by Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. in April 2005 to serve as the state’s Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the Department of Technology Services. Under his service, the State has consolid... More View all posts
J. Stephen Fletcher, was appointed by Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. in April 2005 to serve as the state’s Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the Department of Technology Services. Under his service, the State has consolidated all IT services into one new department to reduce costs, increase services to taxpayers, and more closely align IT with the business needs of the State of Utah. As Executive Director of DTS he is responsible for all of the IT activities for the State Executive Branch agencies. His efforts have focused on optimizing IT services to the State by eliminating redundancies, enhancing accountability of IT resources, and implementing effective performance management strategies. These efforts have resulted in an overall costs savings and enhancement of IT services to State Agencies. Currently, Mr. Fletcher is serving as President of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers. Before his position as CIO, he was at the U. S. Department of Education where he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management and later as the CIO/CTO. While at the Department he reengineered all of the business processes in the CIO's office transforming the office into a performance based service organization with responsibilities for supporting all activities associated with information technology, information management, information assurance, and operations. Mr. Fletcher was also responsible for implementing and directing the Departments' enterprise architecture, capital planning and investment, system development lifecycle and strategic planning for all Department IT activities. His career has focused on applying technical solutions to business problems. He founded and managed an IT communications consulting firm, providing communications and management services to Federal sector and Fortune 500 companies. He built a start-up firm into a viable engineering firm that provided E-government solutions to federal, state and local governments. He has held senior executive positions at several companies, responsible for daily operations. Mr. Fletcher graduated from the University of Utah. He also has received an MBA from the University of Dallas with an emphasis in engineering management. Less View all posts