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CIO Leadership Series: David Melbye, Milwaukee Metro Sewerage District

David Melbye
Milwaukee, Wis. - David Melbye hasn't been a chief information officer for very long, but he already has a significant information technology project under his belt.

Melbye, CIO of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, is wrapping up a major IT overhaul that required both organization......

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As Melbye surveyed the district's IT landscape, he realized that a technology upgrade was necessary. Some of the 23 applications on the district's old DEC Alpha platform had been used since the late 1980s, and he was able to sell an overhaul on two fronts. The main selling point was risk. "The old systems were becoming difficult, if not impossible, to sup......

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Each phase was budgeted individually, and approved by the sewerage district commission on a phase-by-phase basis, not in one large and indigestible piece.

Melbye worked with division directors to prioritize those applications. The core financial functions were don......

Full article >>> anage the expectations of their user groups. "One thing I would do differently is ask the business unit leaders to help send a message to their individual departments that, `Hey, things are going to change,'" Melbye said. "'There is going to be new software, there is going to be new tools, and you'll be able to do a lot more, but you need to help make that happen.'"

The second thing Melby......

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This was by far the most comprehensive technology overhaul Melbye has been involved with. Just about all of the district's 250 employees use technology systems to some extent, if nothing else to get their paychecks, which now are delivered online. Given all that transpired during the wall-to-wall project, minor brush fires a......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Joe Vanden Plas 05/24/06


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