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

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.

CIO Insight Staff
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