Each week on “Tech Talk USA,” our host Heather Anuzzi sits down with experts in the information technology world. This week, Heather sat down to talk to Melissa Fulmore-Hardwick from The CSI Companies.
The CSI Companies believes in the unique opportunity to help individuals pursue their passions by connecting people with the right opportunities and connecting businesses with the right people.
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What is your competitive differentiator?: Outside of our office walls, we invest in nonprofits that make a visible impact on our youth. At CSI, we extend our community contribution beyond providing candidates with flexible job opportunities and connecting clients with top-tier talent. Through our local support commitment, we partner with organizations near and far to meaningfully impact the lives of those in need. CSI Gives Back is the Heart of The CSI Companies.
How did you get started in Technology?: Working as an Accountant and a BIG4 was implementing Oracle (25 years ago). I became a SME and shortly after went to work for Oracle. This launched my career into implementing ERP systems.
What do you consider to be biggest challenge when bridging the gap between IT and the overall business for most companies?: The biggest challenge is communication and collaboration.
What is the best or most worthwhile technology investment that you have made in the past 10 years?: Transformation to Cloud platform
What are the areas of technology that you see as being the most impactful to the business world in the next 5 years?: Simplification and Digitalization – there is much to be unpack under these.