Borders Group www.borders.com
Project lead: Kevin Ertell, SVP, E-Business
Project description: Borders re-engineered its e-commerce Web site to include Web 2.0 functionality, integrating solutions from IBM, Endeca, and Allurent and developing numerous new applications with hooks into existing internal and partner back-office systems.
Borland Software www.borland.com
Project lead: Pete Morowski, Senior VP of R&D
Project description: Borland transformed its software development practices to incorporate Agile development methodologies, resulting in TeamFocus, an enterprise project management and execution environment.
CRM and Appointment Scheduling Initiative
Project lead: Mark Davenport, Director of IT
Project description: Bosley integrated legacy CRM and Web-based telephony systems with TimeTrade's Web-based scheduling service to centralize appointment scheduling for more than 9,000 hair transplant procedures per month.
Industry: Health care
Brinker International www.brinker.com
Master Data Management Initiative
Project lead: Venkat Kandru, Senior Director of EAI, MDM, IDM, and SOA
Project description: Brinker launched a Tibco-based master data management initiative to standardize menu, price lookup, and POS screen layout data across its 1,800 restaurants and ensure an efficient, consistent training regimen for more than 100,000 employees.
British Airports Authority www.arup.com/communications
Project lead: Grant Levy & Alan Newbold (Aruba), T5 Systems Leader/ IP Design Leader
Project description: British Airports Authority partnered with Aruba Networks to implement WLAN capabilities for 30 million passengers as part of the BAA's opening of London Heathrow Terminal 5.
Broward County Public School www.browardschools.com
Videoconferencing Learning Environment
Project lead: Dr. Gary Brown, ETS Conferencing Services
Project description: Broward County implemented videoconferencing technology from Tandberg to construct a district-wide virtual learning environment for students that could also enable continued educational operations during emergencies.
Mobile Wi-Max Deployment
Project lead: Adrienne Low, Global Public Relations Manager
Project description: BSNL partnered with Soma Networks to roll out India's largest mobile WiMax network, serving the multimedia broadband needs of more than 250 million people.