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Email: t***@***.au
Technology Connect
PO Box 277
Seaforth, New South Wales 2092
Australia

Company Description: Technology Connect is an experienced and independent IT and Telecommunication sourcing advisory firm. We help organisations buy technology to realise business...   more
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technologyconnect.com.au, 15 Feb 2014 [cached]
Tom Dissing
Managing Partner | Sydney
Contact:tom.dissing@technologyconnect.com.au
Tom is the founder and managing partner of Technology Connect. He has 20 years' experience in the IT industry and management consulting. He has advised senior executives in the areas of sourcing strategy, market testing, contract negotiation and vendor management across a broad range of industries and geographies including Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.
Recently, Tom lead a cloud based (Software as a Service) digital advertising system and managed telecommunication services contract negotiation for a global Media and Entertainment company. He has developed complex sourcing strategies, such as Federal Agencies sourcing of an air traffic management system (for civil and military aircrafts) and an operating and business support system (OSS/BSS) for a green-field telecommunication organisation. Tom has lead numerous sourcing projects covering IT Infrastructure, Telecommunication, Management Print and ERP solutions.
Prior to founding Technology Connect, Tom was a Principal with Fujitsu Consulting (Australia and New Zealand), Director at Gartner Consulting (Australia, New Zealand and Asia), IT Sourcing Executive at Optus (Australia) and a Consultant with McKinsey & Co (Denmark and Norway).
He is fluent in English, Danish and conversational in German, French, Swedish and Norwegian. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, photography, football and sailing.
The survey report's author and the ...
cio.co.nz, 30 Oct 2007 [cached]
The survey report's author and the principal of consulting at Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, Tom Dissing, says: "Last year, it was more about getting executives behind it.But now we've got that, it's actually about processes, about people, and embedding innovation across the organisation."
Dissing says the performance of teams and individuals should be assessed, in part, according to how innovative they are.
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Dissing is more optimistic about the prospects of creating a single, innovative culture, believing it begins with finding the right people.But Dissing concurs with Badham that deeper surgery on the traditional organisation may also be required.
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Tom DissingTom Dissing is an Associate Director in the Strategic Sourcing Practice.Tom has assisted clients with development of sourcing strategies, development of requests for proposals, evaluation and selection of service providers, pricing and service-level reviews, and sourcing governance models.
Prior to joining Gartner, Tom was a senior manager in one of the largest IT outsourcing agreements in Australia.Apart from his experience in outsourcing management, he also has extensive skills and expertise in program and project management and corporate change management.Tom has worked with major corporations in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Business Science degree (marketing and international business strategy).He also holds a certificate of IT Service Management.
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Tom Dissing | November 2013
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Tom is the founder and managing partner of Technology Connect. He has 20 years of experience in the IT industry and management consulting. He has advised senior executives in the areas of sourcing strategy, market testing, contract negotiation and vendor management across a broad range of industries and geographies including Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.
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Google Business Apps versus Microsoft Office 365 - which one to choose as your enterprise platform
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Tom Dissing | October 2013
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Tom is the founder and managing partner of Technology Connect. He has 20 years' experience in the IT industry and management consulting. He has advised senior executives in the areas of sourcing strategy, market testing, contract negotiation and vendor management across a broad range of industries and geographies including Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.
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More Posts by Tom Dissing
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More Posts by Tom Dissing
When should we tackle the 'tough issues' during negotiation?
When do we tackle the tough issues during negotiation? Do we tackle them up-front, or leave them for later discussions?
More Posts by Tom Dissing
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More Posts by Tom Dissing
Google Business Apps versus Microsoft Office 365 - which one to choose as your enterprise platform
Many organisations remain comfortable with the tried and tested Microsoft solutions as their enterprise business productivity platform.
More Posts by Tom Dissing
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