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MCC teams with CGI for technology at Lord’s

MCC and Lord’s have struck a partnership with IT and business cosultancy CGI to become digital partner of the club.

The agreement marks the beginning of a three-year relationship that will bring the expertise and insight ofCGI’s professional IT and business consulting services to MCC, which will greatly enhance the technologies, systems, processes and data used by the Club.

This important partnership will help MCC drive innovation and bring technological advancement in key areas, including Member and visitor interaction, operational delivery excellence, and commercial services, MCC said.

CGI’s broad IT capabilities and experience will help the Club to explore and implement a wide range of technologies and systems across all aspects of its operations that will allow the Club, and Lord’s as a venue, to be a leading example of technology adoption, not only for cricket but across all sports and stadia.

Guy Lavender, Chief Executive & Secretary of MCC said:

I am delighted about the partnership with CGI. They have an excellent reputation for delivering ground-breaking innovation to their clients and they have great people with a broad range of IT and technological skills that MCC can access to drive critical projects over the next three years.

Neil Sadler, senior vice president and business unit leader for Financial Services and Greater Londonsaid:

We are looking forward to working as a trusted partner to MCC and bringing our extensive experience and proven innovation to work together to help them achieve their exciting long term vision and digital aspirations.

We are also looking at opportunities where we can partner on future CSR activities alongside MCC’s community team and the MCC Foundation – both of whom run excellent projects that we are keen to get involved in through our consultants based across the UK.