How to merge IT and product development into one department

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Barry Vandevier, CIO of Asurion, knows how to combine two corporate departments into one— and he says it’s all about the team

NASHVILLE, TN 
DEC 14, 2016

Asurion is the leading global provider of technology support and protection products, and as such we are in a unique position to provide thought leadership on market trends and best practices. CIO.com recently featured Barry Vandevier, CIO and President of Operations, in an article, “How to merge IT and product development into one department”. In it, Barry shares how Asurion is rethinking team structure to be able to deliver a better customer experience.

This article highlights the latest example of how Asurion is innovating traditional processes and procedures to deliver the best products and services for our customers. As the technology industry becomes increasingly competitive, this type of disruptive thought leadership helps Asurion attract and retain top talent, create top of the line products and services, and continue to grow our international business.

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Asurion helps people protect, connect and enjoy the latest tech – to make life a little easier.  Every day our 19,000 experts help nearly 300 million people around the world solve the most common and uncommon tech issues. We’re just a call, tap, click or visit away for everything from getting a same-day replacement of your smartphone, to helping you stream or connect with no buffering, bumps or bewilderment. We think you should stay connected and get the most from the tech you love... no matter the type of tech or where you purchased it.

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