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DR DARRYL CARLTON

I am your trusted partner for dependable, comprehensive answers to your toughest questions, empowering you to navigate the complexities of technology, business, and ethics with confidence.; Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, Project Management of large and complex IT projects, Cybersecurity Policy, and as an Expert Witness when projects have gone into litigation or require ADR.

I am writing to bridge the gap between business and technology. I provide the insights that senior executives need in order to have Informed Discussions with their tech leads

  • Cybersecurity (published)

  • AI Governance (published)

  • AI Research Digest (coming soon)

  • Project Management (coming)

  • Procurement and Probity (a bit further out)


With more than 45 years in information technology, I have done everything and seen everything. I have built on my professional experience with extensive research and education. I have domain expertise in telecommunications, public sector and education. I have technology expertise in cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS).

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Books & Consulting

The focus of my work is to provide a clear and concise bridge between senior executives and tech leaders. I "translate" between business and technology. I do this through multiple channels: I consult and advise organisations on tech issues, I teach and run workshops, and I write.

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As a leader, it is not your job to be the tech expert or to have deep technical knowledge. It is your job to understand the impact and consequence of cybersecurity, privacy and AI, and your role in establishing appropriate policy and ensuring governance and oversight.

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As a business leader you are responsible for governance and oversight of AI - either for the technologies that you use in your enterprise or products and services that you might offer to your customers that utilise AI. Our new book sets out AI Policy Guidelines that you need to understand.

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Project Management

Large-scale IT projects often fail, and budgets get blown up all the time. Despite new methods (eg: Agile), the rate of failure for an IT Project is between 65% (small) to 98% (large) with massive costs and consequences. What are you doing to be the 2% that succeed?

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Need Help?

When you have questions, when you are investing in new technology — you need answers you can depend upon. That's where I come in. I dive deep into the research, sifting through complexities to deliver understanding in plain actionable language. No matter how tough the question, how cutting-edge the technology is, how messed up the project, or how nuanced the ethical dilemma is, I am your go-to source for dependable insights.

I don't just scratch the surface; I excavate the truth. My meticulous research process leaves no stone unturned, ensuring you get comprehensive, well-reasoned answers.

Whether it's a critical business decision, a technological puzzle, a project problem, or a difficult vendor not delivering, perhaps it's an AI ethics conundrum. I will provide the researched answer that you need to move forward with confidence - to have INFORMED DISCUSSIONS.

Informed Discussions, Insights Delivered.

That's my promise to you!

 
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