Hot IT Projects at 7-Eleven, InterContinental Hotels and New York Life

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 07-27-2011

In this week's installment of IT Projects: The Inside Scoop, we feature IT project activity at 7-Eleven, InterContinental Hotels Group, New York Life and several state goverments. Information for this feature is provided exclusively to CIO Insight by the researchers at DiscoverOrg and covers technology deployments, software implementations, and IT department changes across Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies.

DiscoverOrg provides a constantly updated database of IT org charts and direct contact information on IT executives in Fortune-ranked and Mid-Market companies. 

IT Projects: The Inside Scoop (July 27, 2011)

Company

Location

Project/s

7-Eleven

Dallas, TX

Upgrades to IBM Power7 Systems for IT production and disaster recovery environments. Completes major virtualization of its Intel environment, on IBM servers.

Belk

Charlotte, NC

Selects Oracle Retail Merchandising System as part of company-wide initiative to revamp or replace core processes and operations supporting its e-commerce site and 304 stores in 16 Southern states.

Botsford Hospital

Farmington Hills, MI

ACS is currently implementing McKesson's Paragon EMR. Project completion is scheduled for October 2011.

InterContinental Hotels Group

Miami, FL

Moving 25,000 office workers off of Microsoft e-mail and Office applications and onto Google's Web-based alternatives; 6,000 have been converted to date.

Keen

Portland, OR

Currently implementing SAP.

New York Life

New York, NY

Upgrading to Microsoft Exchange 2010. Integrating Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 and OCS/Lync.

Olmsted Medical Center

Rochester, MN

Have implemented Microsoft Lync.

Qualcomm

San Diego, CA

Has deployed Oracle Identity Federation.

State of Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

Hackers have broken into the Arizona Department of Public Safety's computers, downloaded and released hundreds of law-enforcement files.

State of Connecticut

Hartford, CT

DOIT merged with DAS on July 1, 2011.

State of Wyoming

Cheyenne, WY

10,000 of Wyoming's state employees have now migrated to Google Apps for Government.

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

Migrating 30,000 students to the Google email service and other applications.

Source: CIO Insight / DiscoverOrg, July 26, 2011.