Carillion plc is a major provider of construction and engineering services. The name came in the business world in July 1999 following a demerger with construction firm Tarmac. Carillion’s recent history has seen it acquire some major names from the British construction scene, including Mowlem in 2006 for £350 million and Alfred McAlpine in 2008 for £572 million. Based in Wolverhampton Carillion is listed on the London Stock Exchange. IT Leader:Steve Connor, CIO In role since:IT Director since 1999 Reporting line: Reports to the Carillion Strategy Director Board level seat: No IT estate and or number of log on accounts under the control of the IT leader:18,000 log in’s and screens Level of the workforce that relies on technology to carry out their tasks:60 per cent IT staff currently employed:Approximately 400 Split between in-house/outsourced staff:Approximately 50/50 IT management team and reporting structure:Has a number of sector CIO’s and each of them have their own part of the business to look after Primary technology platforms at the organisation: Windows and Oracle Primary technology suppliers: Accenture, IBM, EMC, Lenovo, Xerox, Orange and BT Strategic aim of the CIO and IT operations for the next financial year: To align the IT development to Carillion’s strategic business objectives Technologies considered by the leader to offer their organisation potential:Cloud is getting more important and virtualisation is ongoing. Also keen on green aspects of technology and sustainability, virtualisation is an example of this. Future transformation and technology vision for the organisation: They are doing an enterprise technology refresh over the next two years.