Are you currently looking at outsourcing your
IT functions or moving into the cloud?
Perhaps you need to upgrade your CRM systems, or
comply with new regulatory requirements?
Your organisation may have reently merged with another
how will you integrate effectively the IT systems of each?
Negotiating IT Contracts
24 August 2012, Melbourne
Julian Gyngell, MLB, LLB, Dip IPL Solicitor and attorney with more than 25 years of experience in IT contract negotiation, and formerly a Partner in top-tier law firms in London, Hong Kong and Sydney
About the workshop:
This workshop will provide you with valuable insights into:
- Due diligence: Importance of systematic preparation in identifying risks,
requirements and deliverables precisely
- Probity and governance: Latest best practice in IT procurement processes
- Detailed analysis of the fundamental contracting models used in IT projects
- Managing change
- Managing the risks of Cloud computing projects
Plus: Learn where others have failed from case studies based on actual IT projects that ended up before the courts. Take away important lessons from these court judgments.
About your workshop leader
Julian Gyngell MBL, LLB, Dip IPL, is a solicitor and attorney with more than 25 years of experience in IT contract negotiation and formerly a Partner in top-tier law firms in London, Hong Kong and Sydney.
Julian has specialised in technology and intellectual property law, working predominantly with clients who operate in a number of complementary (and converging) industry sectors: information and communication technology (IT and ICT), telecoms, e-commerce, biotech/pharmaceutical/life sciences, entertainment/multi-media. Julian entered the IT industry in 1984 when he was employed by ICL (now Fujitsu) in the Strategy and Technology unit. Since moving into private practice in 1986 he has been a partner at top-tier law firms in Sydney, Melbourne, London and Hong Kong.
Based in London from 1990-2002, he was involved with numerous high profile public and private sector IT projects throughout Europe and the Middle East, and while on secondment in Hong Kong he worked on the outsourcing of a number of major banks’ IT systems in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Malaysia. After 12 years in London he returned to Sydney. He founded and is now the Principal of his own specialist IT law firm.
Julian is one of the most experienced IT negotiators, having led negotiations with the ICT industry’s major vendors/service providers around the world, including HP, IBM, Telstra, Accenture, AtosOrigin, Logica, Siemens and many others.