Sam Higgins

Sam has over 18 years of tactical and strategic experience in the application of information and communications technology (ICT) to achieve business outcomes within large complex organisations in diverse industries such as energy resources, transport, financial services, and education.

Sam has extensive knowledge of as-a-service (cloud) computing, enterprise architecture (including service-orientation and information management), the open source market, enterprise applications development, and business intelligence, along with ICT management and governance practices such as ICT planning, strategic sourcing and portfolio management. He has broad experience in systems analysis, design and development, with more recent engagements in the areas of strategic ICT decision making and advisory services including global market scans for large organisations seeking commercial-off-the-shelf solutions to replace aging legacy platforms.

Sam joined Business Aspect as a Senior Consultant in 2011 with a desire to address real world problems using the knowledge gained from over 5 years as a leading ICT industry analyst. During his time at Business Aspect, Sam has been involved in multiple client engagements aligned to his core strengths of ICT strategy and architecture, with a particular emphasis on Queensland's growing energy sector and the unique challenges of securely integrating enterprise and automation environments associated with process and safety critical systems.

Sam is a regular and respected facilitator, panellist and speaker at both local and international conferences. He is widely published in industry journals and is regularly sought by the ICT industry press for his expert opinion.

 

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