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Basil Wood, CGEIT

Basil is an experienced CIO, business-IT performance and value management specialist, and programme manager. He is Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT®), having extensive experience in the strategic planning and management of large IT portfolios in major public and private organisations in the health and local government sectors.

His experience to maximize business value with IT includes:

  • Use of Val IT™ and COBIT® frameworks to maximize the value from IT-enabled business improvements.
  • Implementation of ITIL® based IT service management processes to ensure IT achieved predictable outcomes.
  • Introduction of portfolio management and project management methodology for the successful implementation of IT-enabled projects.
  • Improved software development processes to shorten the time to ship new software to market by 50%.

Basil is also a Certified MSP™ and PRINCE2® practitioner and his achievements include:

  • Procurement and implementation of local government ERP and CRM systems at Hamilton City Council and Thames Coromandel District Council;
  • Reduced ICT operating expenditure, as a percentage of Hamilton City Council's total operating expenditure, from 7.4% in 2001 to 4.2% in 2007, representing an annual saving of more than $4M per year over previous practices;
  • Leading the development and implementation of the IS strategy for the National Breast Screening Programme;
  • Design and development of dispensary and point-of-sale systems for pharmacy to strengthen the company's position as the leading pharmacy dispensary system vendor in NZ with a user base of 540 sites.

CGEIT® and COBIT® are Registered Trade Marks of ISACA throughout the world.

Val IT™ is a Trade Mark of ISACA throughout the world.

PRINCE2® and ITIL® are Registered Trade Marks of the Office of Government Commerce in the United Kingdom and other countries.

MSP™ is a Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce.

Basil Wood CGEIT

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Winner of ISACA's CGEIT Geographical Achievement Award for earning the second highest score in the Oceania region, for the December 2008 exam referred to in this British Computer Society article