Agile Response: The Main Challenge of a City Government Agency's CIO

Posted October 31, 2010 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

Being named CIO at the newly created Agency of Governmental Control (Agencia Gubernamental de Control [AGC]) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, gave coauthor Pablo Lera a great opportunity -- the challenge of helping to address and resolve the needs of citizens and the AGC. Overcoming political, financial, and typical bureaucratic hurdles is his daily exercise.

About The Author
Pablo Lera
Pablo Lera is CIO of the Agencia Gubernamental de Control (AGC) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A young and energetic IT professional, Mr. Lera has served in government administration for the past six years after having had a successful journey as Chief of Support Services within the CPG industry. He has held positions of high responsibility, including Ministry Advisor at the Production Ministry and as President's Advisor at the Banco de la… Read More
Mabel Ciancio
Mabel Ciancio studied social communication science at Buenos Aires University, with a career orientation in information architecture and the Internet. Ms. Ciancio began her career as a Research Analyst at Citicorp, was Marketing Manager at Stylus, and in 2004 started her own firm as Founder and Partner of IT Concept. For the past six years, she has conducted research and marketing projects for prestigious companies within the IT industry, such… Read More
Jorge Ronchese
Jorge V.A. Ronchese is CEO of Suival, the business-IT consulting firm that is Cutter's representative in Argentina and Chile. Mr. Ronchese's wide view of IT/IS management has inspired the Suival Unified Model (SUM) and the metaphor and concepts of Information@risk, a general framework for security of information for companies under ISO 17799 (ISO 27001). He has also developed the "Future Value Tree" thinking tool, a simple graphical method that… Read More
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