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Tom Grounds

CIO, Dillon Gage Metals

Tom Grounds serves as the CIO for Dillon Gage Metals, an international wholesale trader in the precious metals market. As an engineer of complex software solution needs, Grounds brings a performance-based approach to maximizing resources and improving processes. He has previously worked as a senior-level IT executive with Pariveda Solutions, Hitachi, PageNet and Cargill. His specialties include cloud-based architecture knowledge and Microsoft product suites. Grounds attended Bethel College and lives in Dallas, Texas.

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The topic of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a timely one for my company, Dillon Gage Metals, as we are completely immersed in the final stages of implementing a total replacement of ours. It’s meant some long hours and diligent oversight, but we’re almost to the finish line and I feel qualified to provide my opinion as helpful advice for other...
With the advent of technology there has been a widespread evolution of advanced devices in almost all the verticals. In fact, everyone has some opinion about devices. We all gravitate to those that ‘speak to us’ whether it is how it looks, how it feels in our hand, what I can do with it, expandability, the accessories or maybe even brand loyalty. Basically,...
The position of CIO is a challenging one. You have to understand strategy, you have to have a good breadth of technical skills, you have to have business acumen to contribute technical solutions to solve business problems, you have to be able to lead a team, and most importantly, you have to be a fortuneteller to ensure whichever strategy and technologies you implement...