DHL Express www.dhl.com
Project Lead: Ashish Saxena, Head of Domain-Customer Access
Project Description: eMail Ship is an initiative geared toward extending DHL's online shipment processing capabilities to SMBs. The system enables SMBs to prepare waybills and other required paperwork offline in the form of an Excel Spreadsheet or PDF and submit them to DHL via e-mail. The system then converts form data to XML for upload to DHL's back-end systems and route a confirmation e-mail message with an air waybill number and the necessary declaration forms back to the customer upon validation.
Dolphin Stadium www.dolphinstadium.com
POS and Mesh Network for Stadium Services
Project Lead: Tery Howard, Vice President, Information Technology
Project Description: Home to the Florida Marlins, the Miami Dolphins, the FedEx Orange Bowl, the University of Miami football team in 2008, and the Super Bowl in 2010, Dolphin Stadium recently installed the world's largest wireless POS (point-of-sale) system under one roof and mobile broadband mesh network to increase the efficiency of its food vendor operations. The mesh network comprises 29 nodes from BelAir Networks, providing data, voice, and video services to more than 700 POS terminals, dozens of reporters, and hundreds of handset users.
Electronic Data Systems www.eds.com
Phytosantiary Certificate Issuance and Tracking System
Project Lead: Bob Hersh, Program Manager
Project Description: In conjunction with the USDA and under the direction of Alison Young and Christian Dellis of USDA/APHIS/PPQ and the phytosanitary community at large, EDS developed the Phytosanitary Certification Issuance and Tracking system to help ensure adherence to plant and plant product exporting regulations worldwide. The PCIT system is a public-facing Web application that utilizes an N-tier architecture to expose Web services from behind a firewall. Approximately 2,000 county, state, and federal officials and 4,000 exporters currently use the system to create and track phytosanitary certificates. Since the program went live approximately one year ago, more than 90,000 certificates have been produced with a product value in the billion of dollars. PCIT replaced a manual process previously administered by several, disparate homegrown applications spread across numerous government offices.
Companywide Integration Initiative
Project Lead: Tony Pagliarulo, Vice President, IT Applications Development
Project Description: EMC's Synergy seeks to provide a unified customer and partner management platform in the wake of more than 20 acquisitions in the past three years. The initiative incorporates database management, CRM, BI, EAI, and SFA software to deliver a fully integrated, comprehensive customer service and sales environment across all divisions.