Hot Tech Projects: iPad Implementations, Healthcare IT

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 11-23-2011

iPad implementations, healthcare IT initiatives and a major CRM overhaul for UPS are among the projects featured in this week's roundup of IT Projects: The Inside Scoop.

This week's roundup highlights IT activity across 22 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies. Baylor Healthcare Systems, John Hancock Financial Services, Levi Strauss and UPS all make their way onto the list. 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.

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IT Projects: The Inside Scoop, November 23, 2011

Company

Location

Project/s

Baylor Healthcare System

Dallas, TX

Deployed AT&T Healthcare Community Online.

Department of Veterans Affairs

Washington, DC

21 computers, and one iPad that hadn't been issued to an employee and did not have any apps or information loaded on it have gone missing.

Educational Testing Service

Princeton, NJ

Signed a five-and-a-half year information technology operations outsourcing contract renewal and expansion with CSC.

Fresenius Medical Care

Waltham, MA

Implementing Siemens Soarian Suite to replace existing clinical systems.

John Hancock Financial Services

Boston, MA

Launched the John Hancock iPad application, which CIO Allan T Hackney expects will make relevant company information available to users.

Levi Strauss & Co.

San Fancisco, CA

Will extend its vendor-managed inventory approach across additional wholesale customers.

Park Nicollet Health Services

St. Louis Park, MN

In the midst of implementing an Enterprise Data Warehouse for Clinical and Financial Needs. Data mining, analyzing, consulting and collaboration are being used to create Change Management documentation for business operations across Park Nicollet. Organization also is in the midst of configuring and rolling out HP Project & Portfolio Management. Paul Van Keulen, Manager, IT PMO, is the project sponsor for this initiative.

Scripps Health

San Diego, CA

Selected Allscripts Community Record powered by dbMotion. Patric Thomas, CIO, provided oversight for this selection.

University of Michigan Health System

Ann Arbor, MI

Jocelyn DeWiitt, CIO, recently led an initative to connect UMHS with Great Lakes HIE.

UPS - United Parcel Service

Atlanta, GA

In the midst of enhancing and/or replacing its CRM platform, utilizing Oracle/Siebel CRM software with zOS/DB2 on the back end.

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

Chooses Google Apps suite and Google+.

White House

Washington, DC

Steven VanRoekel, Federal CIO, has unveiled the "Future First" initiative, which embraces some of the newest approaches to developing information technology to run federal agencies.

Source: CIO Insight/DiscoverOrg, November 23, 2011