All Chet Patel articles

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    BT people moves: Gastey leads Global Manufacturing


    José Gastey named MD for new Global Manufacturing function, combining several industry verticals. BT’s divisional General Counsels swapped as Canham exits, Beckenbridge pivots, and Langlands moves. Better Workplace management tweaked as fit-out contracts awarded.

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    Strategic rise of procurement redefines role of the CPO


    Complex ecosystems, new technology, sustainability ambitions, and supply chain risk mitigation are driving change in the procurement function. BT Sourced and Vodafone Procurement Company weigh in on how their procurement lives are transforming. Chief procurement officers need new leadership skills to succeed, says study. Ideal procurement professionals are like ...

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    Partnerships & Alliances

    Zoom CEO shares love with BT Global


    Zoom top dog hails input of BT in recent contract win. Telco sees channel partnership as something worth shouting about. Clear confidence that there exists sustainable level of business with Zoom, as remote working key part of post-COVID world.

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    BT people moves: Groth joins Data & AI team


    BT continues Digital refresh: Group Data & AI Solutions unit further fills out with Groth joining to lead partnerships. Weston picks up Transformation Performance remit at Global. Chet Patel takes Americas MD spot at Global, with Vanderick holding fort as MD, Commercial. James Lilley to drive all-IP for Openreach ...

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    Financial & Performance

    BT Global Q3 FY20–21 — still hitting the hard numbers


    Global benefits from past surgery.

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    Partnerships & Alliances

    BT makes managed SD-WAN play with VMware


    New “cloud-optimised” SD-WAN management solution aims to give MNCs more control, boost performance, and enhance security. VMware SD-WAN supported by BT consultants tasked with advising customers. Just the start of the partners’ software-defined network services collaboration.