Web-Based Interactive Freight Dock Planning Initiative
Project lead: Jackie Barretta, CIO; Suranjana Chattopadhyay, Project Manager
Project description: To minimize planning time and distance traveled by forklifts at freight docks, Con-way developed Step Saver, a Web-based interactive tool built on Java, CA Gen, IBM WebSphere, Tibco, Flux Java Job Scheduling, C++, and iText.
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Cox Enterprises www.coxenterprises.com
Business Service Management Initiative
Project lead: Troy Olson, Senior Manager IT Service Management
Project description: Cox Enterprises launched a business services management initiative to create a holistic view of operations and increase visibility into operational performance, integrating technology from BMC with existing Microsoft SMS, e-procurement, and BlackBerry Enterprise Server deployments to implement a new asset management practice.
Industry: Service provider
CSL Behring www.cslbehring.com
Real-Time Patient Reporting Project
Project lead: Sheila Burke, Director of Communications & PR, Worldwide Commercial Operations
Project description: CSL Behring developed HeliTraxSM to help physicians track the self-administered treatment progress of hemophilia patients remotely, tapping and encrypting an Internet-based database, an electronic diary, AT&T smartphones, and security software from Trust Digital to ensure HIPAA compliance.
Industry: Health care
Direct Energy www.directenergy.com
Business Intelligence Initiative
Project lead: John Katsinos, VP of IS, Mass Markets
Project description: Direct Energy developed Jumpstart, a multilayered Microsoft-based BI solution that includes a 100GB data warehouse, a 40GB data mart, OLAP cube repositories, Integration Services ETL-based data integration, and ProClarity analytics, reducing bad debt by $5 million per year through the identification of risky customers and account profiling.
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