IT Roles & Disciplines
P&G IT professionals develop their careers in the context of four Disciplines – defined groups of work unique to the IT function and needed to drive the business.
Application & Integration – Strategy, development, implementation, maintenance and governance of the Company’s business applications. Roles include: Application Manager, IT Operations Manager, Solution Manager and Project Manager.
Data & Analytics – Strategy, architecture, management and governance of the Company’s data, as well as applying advanced analytics and big data methods to drive unique and actionable insights. Roles include: Data Scientist, Data Architect, Business Analyst, Solution Manager and Project Manager.
Infrastructure – Strategy, governance and management of the hardware, software platforms and networks needed to support the development, delivery and on-going maintenance of the Company’s applications and information. Roles include: Platform Manager, Architect and Regional Network Coordinator.
IT Security & Risk – Strategy, architecture, governance, risk management, threat protection and compliance of the Company’s information, assets, infrastructure, policies and standards. Roles include: Risk Assessment Manager, Auditor, Cyber Security Analyst and Security Architect.
“We are P&G business leaders with the ability to apply information technology to help P&G win with consumers and shoppers all over the world. We leverage our unique combination of P&G business knowledge and in-depth IT skills to drive the P&G business to new heights and in ways never seen before, all while delivering secure, first class operational excellence.”
— Linda Clement-Holmes, CIO
IT Driving the Business
P&G IT is a key business enabler that encompasses technology tools, strategic development, collaboration and decision-making. Our role goes beyond traditional "hardware and software" aspects of Information Technology -- we provide distinctive value by connecting business needs and information technology possibilities.
IT Success Stories
Virtual Packaging & Product Design -
Virtual Package & Product Design provides state-of-the-art technical design, modeling & simulation and visualization capability to deliver new, fully qualified product designs in half the time. Physical testing, mold and manufacturing startup costs are reduced by up to 30%
Oral-B®, in partnership with IT and Research & Development, introduced the world's first connected and interactive electric toothbrush at Mobile World Congress 2014. The interactive electric toothbrush connects to the Oral-B Application that provides real-time guidance while the user brushes and records brushing activity that can be charted and shared with dental professionals, creating smarter and more personalized brushing routines.
Virtual Reality -
IT collaborated with Sales to introduce a high-value, low-cost, portable solution – powered by an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality (VR) Headset – to provide an immersive, “wow” experience for engaging virtually with customers. The immersive “presence” creates a unique experience for the customer and helps validate P&G as a continued driver of technological innovation.
Business Sphere -
P&G's groundbreaking Business Sphere environment enables the Company to rapidly respond to changes and uncover new opportunities to improve the lives of consumers. Business Sphere is a visually immersive data environment that transforms decision-making by harnessing real-time business information from around the globe.
By tapping into virtual solutions tools, P&G is able to develop new products and conduct improved research at a reduced cost and a dramatically improved timeframe. Virtualization provides speed to our processes, which ultimately allows us to deliver products that truly delight the customer.
Decision Cockpits -
New and improved Decision Cockpits are an example of innovation in practice: a tool that drastically simplifies data-gathering and business reporting for employees.
Custom Apps -
With iPhone, iPad and customized business apps, P&G is well-positioned for the next era of innovation. Custom Apps present real-time business metrics for executives, enable sales teams to capture customer orders and help employees locate other P&G staff worldwide. https://www.apple.com/uk/ipad/business/profiles/pg/
Cyber Security -
We blend business knowledge and technical mastery to build the next generation of global information security leaders and top-notch cyber security practitioners to address an ever-changing and evolving threat landscape.