IT Executive Advisor
Team: Contributing Analysts
As IT Executive Advisor, Mr. McNally works closely with CIOs and their leadership teams, providing strategic insights, CIO networking and professional development.
Mr. McNally addresses Business Critical IT in the IT Agenda blogs in the IDC Insights Community (http://idc-insights-community.com). His Twitter handle is dave_mcnally.
Prior to joining IDC, Mr. McNally was the Global CIO of international food retailer, Royal Ahold, where he was responsible for global systems and infrastructure. He developed the company's strategy for Next Generation Retail Systems and led the migration to a global outsourcing agreement. Under his leadership, the company achieved SOX and PCI compliance. Prior to becoming Global CIO at Royal Ahold, Mr. McNally served as CIO of the company's US Foodservice division, overseeing IT for this $19B food distributor. During this time, he also managed the company's Financial Shared Services.
Prior to his work at US Foodservice, Mr. McNally led the IT consulting practice at AlixPartners LLC, where he worked with Kmart, ToysRUs and Safety Kleen Corporation. In a consulting capacity, he served as interim CIO of Safety Kleen, American Sunroof Company, and Majid al Futtaim in Dubai. Mr. McNally was a consultant at Ernst & Young, where he led large systems implementations.
Mr. McNally has broad industry experience including retail, manufacturing, automotive, insurance and financial services. He has in-depth experience in all aspects of Information Technology including architecture, security, e-commerce, web development, and operations. He is a recognized expert in ERP systems.
Mr. McNally holds an M.B.A. in Information Systems from Drexel University and a B.A. in Speech Communications from Penn State University.
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Perspective: Innovation — IT Optimization, Analytics, and Mobility Top CIO Summit Asia Agenda, Fall 2013
Michael Versace, David McNally
Oct 2013 - Doc # FI243881 Perspective
This IDC Financial Insights Perspective summarizes the proceedings of the CIO Summit Asia, held September 24–26, 2013, in Hong Kong. As IDC is the analyst partner for this GDS International event, IDC's research is used to establish an a ...purchase document
Enterprise Architecture: An Implementation Strategy
David McNally, Spencer Izard
Jun 2013 - Doc # 241683 Industry Development and Models
This IDC study explores the role of enterprise architecture within the enterprise. It examines the challenges in EA implementation and reveals the critical success factors in establishing a high-value EA function. The study also explores ...purchase document
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