Homebuilders Taylor Wimpey is one of the UK's largest house builders. The company was created in 2007 from the merger of Taylor Woodrow and George Wimpey and is today listed on the London Stock Exchange
IT Leader: Andy Feldon, IT Director
In role since: Promoted to IT Director in 2008
Reporting line: Reports to the Group Finance Director
Board level seat: No
IT budget: I describe it as sufficient as technology is very important to the company.
IT estate and/or number of log on accounts under the control of the IT leader: circa 2000
Level of the workforce that relies on technology to carry out their tasks: The vast majority of employees use technology as part of their day job
IT staff currently employed: A small in-house team who govern our outsource service provision
Split between in-house/outsourced staff: 80 per cent in house 20 per cent outsourced
IT management team and reporting structure: Team consists of Business Systems Director & Service Delivery Director
Primary technology platforms at the organisation: COINS ERP
Primary technology suppliers: BT, HP,Microsoft, COINS
Significant strategic technology deals been struck in the last 12 months: COINS and renewed five year deal with our outsource partner Logica
Strategic aim of the CIO and IT operations for the next financial year: Two major streams of activity, standardising the organisation onto the Coins ERP system and the Logica deal to refresh the desktop estate including the adoption of cloud computing
How do you see technology transforming your organisation in the near future: Adoption of a single ERP that supports our core processes will deliver many efficiencies.