American Airlines' iPad Deployment and 12 Other Hot Tech Projects

By CIOinsight

In this week's roundup of the hottest tech projects, we highlight IT activity across 13 Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies, including American Airlines' rollout of Apple iPads to its pilots.

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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American Airlines

Fort Worth, TX

Rolling out thousands of iPads to its pilots to serve as flight manuals. FAA has approved their use as interactive maps and navigation charts. 


Dayton, OH

Selects MicroStrategy-based Mobile BI platform. 

Charmer Sunbelt Group

New York, NY

Currently implementing SAP HANA in-memory analytics engine. 

Department of Veterans Affairs

Washington, DC

Has added procurement of tablets such as iPads and Android models to its existing enterprise contract.


Birmingham, AL

To purchase Cerner Millenium (EHR) for its 97 in-patient rehabilitation facilities in 26 states. Also included are Cerner's computerized physician order entry system and medication administration system. 

Kelly Services

Troy, MI

Using Force.com to build internal and customer-facing applications to extend workforce management solutions to customers. 

McLane Company

Temple, TX

Has upgraded to the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1. 

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk, VA

Currently in the realization stage of SAP implementation. 

SAP America

Newtown Square, PA

Has rolled out nearly 9,000 iPads as of September 2011.

Social Security Administration

Baltimore, MD:

Buys land for 400,000-square-foot data center. 

Thomson Reuters

New York, NY

Chooses Workday's Software-as-a-Service offerings for human capital management and payroll. 

U-Mass Memorial Health Care

Worcester, MA

Migrating data from its Pittsburgh data center and electronic health record and other clinical data to a Siemens cloud-based system in Malvern, Pa. 

University of KentuckyLexington, KY Pre-beta testing Dell's newly announced Infrastructure-as-a Service cloud.
Source: CIO Insight / DiscoverOrg, September 26, 2011
This article was originally published on 09-26-2011