Distinguished Architect - Neil Fagan
Neil Fagan is CTO of the UK Government Security and Intelligence Account in Global Infrastructure Services and chair of CSC’s Architecture & Engineering Community. He is an enterprise architecture expert, leading teams of architects who work on solutions from initial concept through delivery and support. He is co-creator of the CSC Global Architecture (A10) Capability Framework and created the Architecture Best Practice course at CSC, delivering it to hundreds of architects. He has received the Silver President’s Award twice.
“The most critical dimension and learning point to me is “situational awareness” i.e. no matter what you know or who you are with, understanding the environmental dynamics and its context is by far the most efficient way of delivering the most successful outcome.” –Neil Fagan
Neil Fagan is CTO of the UK Government Security and Intelligence Account in Global Infrastructure Services (GIS) and chair of CSC’s Architecture and Engineering Community. An enterprise architecture expert, he is adept at assessing a business problem quickly and understanding what needs to be done for a holistic technical solution. Neil leads teams of architects working on solutions from initial concept through to delivery and support. He continually seeks improvement and innovation in solutions, and provides an end-to-end perspective across complex projects to ensure consistency and cohesion.
As CTO, Neil has overseen the deployment and integration for the account’s first private utility cloud solution and a number of more discrete customer-led projects. Neil has run several innovation projects for the account that have ranged from reviewing the emerging HP Moonshot technology to assessing the applicability of IBM Watson.
At CSC, Neil co-created the company’s Global Architecture (A10) Capability Framework, which has had a major impact on the architecture profession, training and assignments at CSC. He also created the Architecture Best Practice course and has delivered it to hundreds of architects across CSC. Neil has received the Silver President’s Award twice, once for winning the NHS Royal Berkshire Foundation Trust account, and once for developing the A10 Framework.