CIO Webinar: IT Transformation Case Study
|Sept 6, 2007, 11:00 am - 12:30
This webinar by Paul Strassmann, former CIO for the US Department of Defense, will present a documented case study of a successful business transformation where, in a period of five years, applications were reduced by 70%, servers were reduced by 50% and data centers were cut by 90% while revenue of the firm increased by 60%. Simultaneously, the IT budget decreased from $3.0 billion to $2.1 billion.
The key to transformation is in the reduction of the number of applications.
To cut applications one must standardize on a data dictionary.
Operating systems savings are generated from processor and file virtualization.
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About Our Presenter:
Paul Strassmann is the former Director of Defense Information at the U.S. Department of Defense. In 1993, he received the Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, the Departments highest civilian recognition. In 1997, he was named as one of the twelve most influential Chief Information Officers of the last decade by the CIO magazine. In 2002, he was recalled to government service as the Acting Chief Information Officer of the National Aerospace and Space Administration (NASA), with responsibility and accountability for the computing and telecommunication information infrastructure. In 2003, he retired from government service after receiving the NASA Exceptional Service Medal for improving IT architecture, security and services. Since his retirement, Mr. Strassmann has worked as an author, lecturer, and consultant for firms such as AT&T, Citicorp, Digital Equipment, General Electric, General Motors, IBM, ING, SAIC, Shell Oil, Sun Microsystems, and Texas Instruments. He has written over 250 articles and 6 books on information management and information worker productivity.
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