Roy Bartlett brings over 35 years of expertise, leading major initiatives that have resulted in substantial business improvements across diverse sectors, including Distribution, Grocery, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Aviation, and Utilities. In his approach, Roy emphasizes several key precepts that form the foundation of successful project management:
Pareto’s Law Application: Recognizing that, in most projects (excluding regulatory or legislated requirements), 80% of a project’s value can be accomplished for 20% of its cost.
Defined Business Objectives: Advocating that the end result or business objectives of a project must be clearly defined before initiation, and reiterated to stakeholders regularly to ensure the project’s purpose is continually met.
Formal Change Management: Stressing the importance of a formal project change management process when alterations to the project’s purpose are necessary.
Agile Project Planning: Recommending project planning in short, versatile segments to enhance adaptability and agility.
Comprehensive Risk Analysis: Ensuring that downstream and upstream impacts, both positive and negative, are considered in risk assessments to identify potential business disruptions.
Roy’s leadership philosophy revolves around collaboration and hands-on involvement. With a belief in setting an example through action, he leads with compassion and empathy, aiming to build trust and commitment among team members and stakeholders. Recognizing that a trusted and supported team is a team that excels, Roy places great importance on fostering a positive and inclusive work environment.
Roy specializes in providing executive leadership as a virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO), particularly focusing on digital transformations. His expertise spans crucial areas:
Roy excels in steering IT architecture re-engineering programs, collaborating closely with business stakeholders to deliver a multi-project portfolio aligned with strategic mandates. His leadership extends to cost reduction initiatives and operational effectiveness programs, aiming to enhance overall operational excellence.
In managing a diverse portfolio of IT products and services, including DCIM, Auto Discovery, Data Protection, and Cybersecurity, Roy Bartlett combines strategic vision with hands-on execution, driving digital transformations that elevate both business and IT operational capabilities.