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AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS BLOOD SERVICE

“IN THE SPACE OF JUST OVER 12 MONTHS, DONORS ARE NOW MAKING OR CHANGING OVER 30% OF THEIR APPOINTMENTS ONLINE” — Philip Nesci, Former CIO, at Australian Red Cross Blood Service “There is a program in place to raise the 268

organisation’s awareness of Agile,” he says. “With this approach, the Blood Service has recognised that some cultural changes are required both in the ICT team and in the business approaches.” While many firms in IT are finding the war for talent an indefinite struggle, thanks to the Blood Service’s sense of purpose it has been able to tackle this hurdle in its stride. “People want to come to work to make a difference,” Nesci adds. “The Blood Service has developed leaders and delivered outcomes with business partners, but it also has a noble purpose which a lot of people are attracted to.” M AY 2 0 1 9

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Gigabit Magazine – May 2019  

Gigabit Magazine – May 2019