Hot Tech Projects: Active Directory Consolidation, Cognos Upgrade, Google Apps Implementation

All manner of technology upgrades are featured in this roundup of IT Projects: The Inside Scoop. For example, Active Directory domain consolidation, Cognos server upgrades, Google Apps deployments, and SAP Time and Labor Capture are all among the implementations undertaken by the 15 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies highlighted here. Abbott Laboratories, General Motors and Yale University are among the organizations that 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 (January 20, 2012)




Abbott Laboratories

Abbott Park, IL

Michael Kuzma, Senior Project Manager, Information Technology, is
managing the Active Directory Doman Consolidation Program, aimed at
consolidating the company’s three Active Directory domains into one.


Carmel, IN

Kevin Muller, Senior Enterprise Business Intelligence Administrator, is
leading a project to upgrade the company’s Cognos servers to version 10.

Adventist Health System

Lake Mary, FL

Migrated all hospitals to a Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)
system. Dr. Philip Smith, Chief Medical Information Officer, was
involved in the process.

Affinion Group

Norwalk, CT

Keith McHugh, Senior PMO/Strategic Program Manager, Information
Technology, managed a rollout of Cisco network hardware into 2 data
centers, supporting SOX and PCI DSS compliance.


Plano, TX

Ahsan Habib, Head of Platform & Virtualization Software Services, is
co-leading a next-gen MSER/METRO product development project.

General Motors

Detroit, MI

Selected Google Apps over Microsoft 365 to provide cloud-based email and collaboration for more than 100,000 employees.

Hackensack University Medical Center

Hackensack, NJ

One of 18 New Jersey hospitals taking part in implementation of a Health
Information Exchange (HIE). Benjamin Bordonaro, Acting CIO / CTO, is
part of the project.

HNI Corporation

Muscatine, IA

Michael Roelf is leading the formulation of a new IT Vendor Governance
Office, focusing on the acquisition of Managed Services & Innovation


Kansas City, MO

Linda Rolfes is serving as a Senior Technology Program Manager on a major PMC for the state of Texas.

Honeywell International

Morristown, NJ

Vickey Jackson, Manager, IT Projects, is managing an SAP Time and Labor Capture implementation.

Hovnanian Enterprises

Red Bank, NJ

Bobby Greer, Director IT Infrasturcture, is implementing new data center architecture to include cloud design.

Jabil Circuit

St. Petersburg, FL

Ann Marie DeNeen is leading an enterprise-wide email migration from
Outlook/Exchange to Google Apps. Dave Peterson is leading teams in the
implementation of SAP TMS and GTS solutions.

Kaiser Permanente

Oakland, CA

Alan Findlay, Project Manager, IT, is developing and implementing a new
pharmacy data repository for use by business reporting groups. Findlay
is also leading the project to create an online portal application for
recommending and delivering alternative forms of treatment by way of
short videos, for members with specific orthopedic conditions.

XL Group

Stamford, CT

Robin Arendt, CIO, was involved in the recent selection of claims management support on a SaaS basis, from Accenture Duck Creek.

Yale University

New Haven, CT

James Styblo, Program Director, Information Technology, is overseeing Qualtrics, & MS Lync introductions.

Source: CIO Insight / DiscoverOrg, January 20, 2012

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