Thursday, 13 September 2018 10:37

DLG appoints Catherine Jaktman as partner public sector

Catherine Jaktman, Digital Lifecycle Group Catherine Jaktman, Digital Lifecycle Group

Australian-owned software company Digital Lifecycle Group has appointed 20-year IT industry veteran Dr Catherine Jaktman as partner for Public Sector.

Dr Jaktman, who is based in Canberra, has experience across the Australian and New Zealand markets with vendors, including as digital general manager at DXC Technology, and Partner ANZ Public Sector Information Services Group, and at Gartner Consulting Asia-Pacific.

DLG says the new post will see DrJaktman establish the company as the “leading Australian independent strategy and execution adviser to the public sector, delivering successful digital sourcing, optimisation strategies and transformation services for government agencies”.

On her appointment, Dr Jaktman said, “DLG’s Public Sector business will provide specialist services aligned to the government agenda through innovation and advisory excellence to deliver tangible business outcomes for agencies needing to digitally transform.

“We provide support at every stage of the Digital Lifecycle, from value assessment and discovery, strategic sourcing, complex transition management, specialised benchmarking, third-party cost optimisation, supplier contract reporting, insights and governance services as an independent vendor agnostic client partner.”

Ian Woollett, executive chairman of Digital Lifecycle Group and founder of CDRU, said, “I welcome Catherine to DLG. She will be invaluable in assisting our public sector clients address the need for the latest independent advice on the most appropriate digital sourcing options, including digital market insights, implementation and ongoing supplier value management approaches.

“Jaktman’s appointment will not only build our capabilities in servicing the public sector, her experience will be pivotal in adding value DLG’s full digital lifecycle proposition.”

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