The Situation

Smedvig Capital was set up in 1966 to manage the family’s asset portfolio of approximately NOK 10 billion.

Their UK business Exchange Group operates a national network of over 30 skills training centres in public libraries and other public locations.

A lack of investment in the core Learner Database and ERP system had led to major performance issues across the network.

The Solution

An Interim CIO was selected from the UK talent pool.

An Information Technology & Business Executive with extensive commercial experience in blue chips and specifically in eLearning and software services. Exchange Group is the largest network of Microsoft IT Academies in the UK.

The Result

Leadership injection into the IT team

Commission & Complete Database Review

Project Implementation plan

Learner database review and transformation plan

Resolve critical issue with current network services provider

Complete IT staff role & capability review; and staff performance appraisals

Alternate network service provision tenders

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