how an “old” company attracts the best IT talent
By niel nickolaisen in Culture
Tech Talk: CIO to CIO with Niel Nickolaisen
O.C. Tanner (OCT) has been in business for a long time – this year marks our 90th anniversary – and has experienced a number of revolutions and evolutions to its business model in that time. Historically, we were primarily manufacturers of custom products (and are amazing at things like lean manufacturing), competing against companies like us. But that started to change a few years ago with our new competition coming from software companies. The new competitors approached life from an entirely different perspective and at a much faster pace. Looking into the future we realized we needed to change our focus so that we could survive, and thrive, in this new world. We had to make a lot of changes in our thinking, practices, and tools to ensure we were still competitive in this new marketplace.
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