CIO of Kids II, Grant Gunnigle, Discusses Management and Maximization of Technology Solutions

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Grant Gunnigle, CIO of Kids II, discusses the management and maximization of technology solutions in the CIO Outlook 2013 presented by CIO Review.

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Success should be evaluated on how well you are managing and maximizing your current solution.

CIO of Kids II®, Grant Gunnigle, was recently interviewed by CIO Outlook 2013 presented by CIO Review. He provided insight into the company’s implementation of technology to solve business challenges. Kids II is one of the world's fastest growing baby product companies.

The priorities for Kids II include the consolidation and analysis of Big Data and consumer engagement. Also of great importance is the IT infrastructure that connects the 13 global offices of Kids II and the more than 450 employees worldwide.

Key to the company’s technology strategy is not getting caught up in what is “sexy and hot at the moment,” said Gunnigle. “Success should be evaluated on how well you are managing and maximizing your current solution.”

He explained that the constant implementation of new technology is typically unsustainable.

Kids II designs, markets and distributes more than 400 unique infant and toddler products which are sold to more than 76,800 retail outlets worldwide in over 70 countries.

The company brand portfolio includes its signature Bright Starts™, InGenuity™, Comfort & Harmony™, as well as licenses to design and manufacture products for Disney Baby™, Baby Einstein™, Oball™ and Taggies™.

About Kids II®, Inc.

Kids II has a 40-year history of developing industry-changing innovations for families across the globe and has quickly becoming a world-leading baby and infant product company. The brand portfolio strength runs deep with seven brands under the Kids II umbrella: Bright StartsTM, InGenuityTM, Comfort & HarmonyTM, Disney BabyTM, Baby EinsteinTM, OballTM and TaggiesTM. Through its brands, Kids II is a powerhouse of creativity, diversity and innovation, uniquely matching the individual needs of every parent and baby. Headquartered in Atlanta, Kids II spans globally with 13 global offices in six continents serving customers in more than 72 countries. For more information visit http://www.kidsii.com.

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