All Harmeen Mehta articles – Page 2

  • btw328-tt-insource-partners-india
    Strategy & Change

    BT reviewing Indian tech ops, may insource from partners

    2021-09-02T07:14:00Z

    Taking a relook at level of work outsourced to third-party providers such as Tata Consultancy Services and Tech Mahindra. Insourcing would “strengthen” role of BT’s Bangalore-based services operation, increase self-reliance.

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    Interview

    Interview: New HQ beckons for Jansen’s “better BT”

    2021-08-31T07:14:00Z

    As BT prepares to move into a new-era head office in Aldgate, Technology HR boss Mark Murphy speaks to TelcoTitans about the Group’s physical and virtual makeover. Technology reorganisation, facilities facelift, and move to ‘smart working’ viewed as key to refreshing how BT does business. Organic and inclusive approach ...

  • Q1 FY21–22: Enterprise down but not out
    Financial & Performance

    Q1 FY21–22: Enterprise down but not out

    2021-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Bad ‘old’ still swamping the ‘new’. Positives in an order book rebound and improved EBITDA. Shuter has a huge task to pivot the division, but clear opportunity for ‘New BT’.

  • btw327-tt-bt-q1-results
    Financial & Performance

    BT Q1 FY21–22: another toughie, but with promise(s)

    2021-07-29T16:01:00Z

    Q1 reiterated as a road to a recovery that will materialise in H2. Consumer reviving but Global eponymously damned. Microsoft deal more than slideware. Virgin Media–O2 FTTP investment could be a backhanded compliment and gift to BT.

  • btw326-tt-harmeen-mehta
    Strategy & Change

    ‘Fearless’ Mehta out to power rapid change at BT

    2021-06-16T16:01:00Z

    New CDIO committed to radical cultural change, fostering an entrepreneurial spirit, and a willingness to embrace the risk of failure. BT’s slow start on digital transformation an opportunity to leapfrog a generation of innovation. Group CEO Jansen’s persuasiveness key to convincing Mehta of BT’s potential as a TechCo.

  • Q4 FY20–21 — Enterprise judders; next stop Shuter’s refit
    Financial & Performance

    Q4 FY20–21 — Enterprise judders; next stop Shuter’s refit

    2021-06-13T01:00:00Z

    Hybrid display of worst of Consumer and best of Enterprise. Shuter’s makeover blueprint to be unveiled at Business Briefing. Almost entirely ignored by Jansen and Lowth on analyst’s call.

  • btw325-tt-openreach-tech-colin-lees
    Interview

    Openreach Tech team powers UK fibre build

    2021-05-17T10:41:00Z

    CTIO Colin Lees shares impact of tech overhaul on network build. More effort on provisioning and repair in three-year transformation project. Openreach owns IT and Network strategy decisions; BT Digital and BT Networks are key suppliers. Three-supplier strategy for FTTP advances with Adtran, Huawei and Nokia.

  • btw323-people-generic
    People

    BT people moves: Karonis replacement named at Enterprise

    2021-04-07T15:31:00Z

    Following the launch of BT Digital and BT Networks, Dave Matthews was appointed BT Enterprise CTIO to fill Karonis’ shoes. BT Non-Executive Director Cheshire takes a Chairman role at Spire Healthcare. BT Global SVP Roger Woodend departs for AWS.

  • btw323-tt-howard-watson
    Strategy & Change

    Networks joins Digital division to replace BT Technology

    2021-04-01T16:08:00Z

    BT Technology was shuttered and replaced by two new divisions: BT Digital and BT Networks. Harmeen Mehta and Howard Watson at the respective helms as BT seeks transformation and modernisation. Fotis Karonis replacement named at BT Enterprise.

  • btw322-tt-ai-festival
    Innovation (R&D)

    BT shines light on AI in the East

    2021-03-11T12:54:00Z

    Adastral Park R&D facility takes centre stage in inaugural Artificial Intelligence Festival. East of England emerges as UK hub for AI research and innovation. BT asserts AI thought leadership and is UK’s top AI patent filer. Group’s use of AI aligns with telco peers, but recent moves suggest bigger ...

  • btw321-tt-bt-results-simon-lowth
    Financial & Performance

    BT Q3 FY20–21 results: gone today, (hopefully) here tomorrow

    2021-02-04T17:46:00Z

    Nobody obviously interested in Q3, but shares down sharply. Calendar of optimism around pandemic bounce back and fresh starts. Jansen despairingly concedes transformation will take at least five years. BT doing best to railroad Ofcom on fibre-critical WFTMR.

  • btw321-tt-rob-shuter
    People

    BT’s Jansen set to add Sharp Shuter to evolving dream team

    2021-01-25T12:31:00Z

    BT Enterprise successor Rob Shuter to land at the start of February. Shuter and Chief Digital & Innovation Officer Harmeen Mehta fill out Jansen’s A-Team, leading “furious” pursuit of transformation goals. New hires complement other Group rising stars, adding gusto to the Jansen manifesto.

  • btw320-tt-group-creates-new-digital-division
    Strategy & Change

    BT turns to disruptive AI veteran in pursuit of Ambition 2030

    2021-01-13T15:11:00Z

    Airtel CIO Harmeen Mehta bringing even greater AI advocacy and a ‘big tech’ frame of mind to BT’s new Digital division. Philip Jansen looking at bigger picture beyond fibre rollout as he sees Group’s future in delivering a UK platform for software-defined services.