Hot Tech Projects at eBay, General Motors and 14 Other Organizations

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 08-18-2011

In this week's installment of IT Projects: The Inside Scoop, we highlight IT project activity across Fortune-ranked and mid-market companies, including eBay, General Motors, and Safeway.

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 (August 18, 2011)



IT Project/s

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

Selects Blackboard for major engagement in student services. 


San Jose, CA

Solar power helps power Denver data center.  


New York, NY

Using the Windows Azure platform to host various types of data.

FleetCor Technologies

Norcross, GA

Selects Brocade as the vendor to build its cloud-optimized network and as networking expert to help evolve its data center and IT operations into a more agile private cloud infrastructure.

General Motors

Detroit, MI

Undergoing transition and transformation of ITIL process areas across GM. Upgrading BMC Remedy as well as a scope of BMC Enterprise Technologies. Mark Golus is the contact on both projects.

Goldman Sachs

New York, NY

In the process of a global rollout of Microsoft SCOM. 

GM Financial

Fort Worth, TX

Deploying Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. 

Hamilton Sundstrand 

Windsor Locks, CT

Upgrading to Siemens Teamcenter UA v2007.1 


San Diego, CA

In the process of virtualizing over 25% of all hardware. 

ITT Educational Services

Carmel, IN

Mel Kerner recently led the installation of Forefront Identity Manager 2010 including the business analysis and project management for the conversion from MIIS/ILM to FIM 2010, and the subsequent RBAC work that followed.

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX

EMC and VMware to build and deploy a private cloud computing infrastructure to deliver IT-as-a-Service to more than 90,000 faculty, staff and students across a dozen locations.

Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Pittsburgh, PA 

Implementing SAP ERP across the globe. In the midst of a large data center migration project.

PPG Industries

Pittsburgh, PA

Deployed Dell Blade infrastructure globally. Doug Watkins was the lead on this project. 


Pleasanton, CA

Implementing Java Message Service (JMS) API via Oracle WebLogic. 

University of Nebraska

Lincoln, NE

Migrating email and calendar systems from Lotus Notes to Office 365. 

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

Building new data network center on campus.

Source: CIO Insight/DiscoverOrg, August 18, 2011