Digital and Technology Road Map, Fractional CIO
The Differly team was first retained by Canada Soccer to develop a full technology and digital road map.
Canada Soccer was anticipating many large organizational shifts including the need for a new enterprise-level website and infrastructure, a full information management strategy and a new enterprise data hub to manage all soccer member, coach, and fan data.
Like many other national sporting federations, Canada Soccer was facing several challenges in managing a growing technology stack, member management data as well as rapidly changing fan expectations. Some of the core challenges included:
Differly was engaged to conduct a systematic review of IT and Digital Infrastructure starting with a thorough current state assessment and needs analysis followed by the development of a multi-year road map allowing the organization to plan out budgeting needs, capacity, and work from a list of prioritized initiatives.
Differly was then retained to help implement and oversee the road map and take on fractional CIO responsibilities. During this time, the work has involved: