Cordell & Cordell CIO Tom Bennett quoted in Business Journal

Cordell & Cordell CIO Tom Bennett Quoted Among IT Experts In St. Louis Business Journal

Tom BennettCordell & Cordell Chief Information Officer Tom Bennett was recently interviewed for a story that ran in the November 7-13 issue of the St. Louis Business Journal

In the article, “Service, problem solving mark a good tech firm,” reporter Mary Shapiro spoke with several local experts about what companies should look for when evaluating a technology consulting firm.

“Unless the engagement is very brief, a technology consulting firm should understand your business objectives as well as the technical parameters, said Tom Bennett, chief information officer with Cordell & Cordell, a domestic litigation firm representing men in divorce.

“‘For critical technology projects, you are looking for a vendor who is truly a partner,’ he said. ‘They should be open with their processes and provide plenty of information on how the process will occur.’

“Ensure that information transfer is part of the process. ‘After the consulting engagement is completed, your staff will typically be responsible for maintaining the systems or programs developed,’ he said. ‘With a successful information transfer, you do not become unnecessarily reliant on the consulting firm.’”

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About Shawn Garrison

Shawn Garrison is an Online Editor for Lexicon, focusing on subjects related to the legal services of customers, Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless pieces dealing with the unique child custody and divorce issues that men and fathers face. Through his work on,, and, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal experience and was a content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and additional videos on both the Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell YouTube channels.

Mr. Garrison has managed the sites of these customers, and fostered the creation of several of their features, including the Cordell & Cordell attorney and office pages, the Dad’s Divorce Newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.