Community Collaboration Portal
Project lead: Brian Gentile, CEO
Project description: JasperSoft partnered with Essentia to develop an open source community collaboration platform to support the company's growing stable of BI developers and customers.
Kansas Spine Hospital www.ksspine.com
Storage and Server Virtualization
Project lead: Mike Knocke, CIO
Project description: Kansas Spine modernized its IT infrastructure, consolidating server operations in a virtualized VMware environment, while increasing the performance of its storage architecture using the thin provisioning, tiered storage, and storage virtualization functionality of Compellent SANs.
Industry: Health care
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us
My Konica Minolta 2.0 Portal Initiative
Project lead: Nelson T. Lin, VP of IT and CIO
Project description: Konica Minolta Business Solutions integrated open source portal technology from Jetspeed with enterprise CMS and ERP applications to create a common employee/b-to-b platform that has aided in the development of customized apps for new business channels.
Lehman Brothers www.lehman.com
Configuration Management and VoIP Migration
Project lead: Jisoo Lee, VP of Performance Management
Project description: Lehman merged Clarus Systems integrated voice service management software and dozens of Cisco VoIP apps as part of a systemwide VoIP infrastructure overhaul. [Ed: Jisoo Lee and team have since been acquired by Barclays Capital.]
Industry: Financial services
Project Management Initiative
Project lead: Sylvan St. Germain, Director of Process Improvement IT
Project description: To give its project managers an objective view of project health, and to increase knowledge sharing across its global workforce, Macadamian launched a project management implementation to interface with issue tracking, wiki, communications, source control, and time management apps.
Field Service Optimization Initiative
Project lead: Justin Schmid, VP of Mobile and M2M
Project description: The electric forklift dealership integrated technology from Sierra Wireless, OnTerra Systems, Verizon, and Microsoft to create an automated vehicle locating and monitoring solution geared toward improved field service efficiency.