Category Archives: Information Technology

Energizer Restructuring Program Creating Opportunities for B2B Sales

Energizer ($4.36 billion sales) has announced a new multi-year restructuring program. The program is expected to save the company $200 million. The money saved will be applied towards new growth initiatives.  Nuggets we captured from the article include: Create a … Continue reading

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General Motors Growing Their IT Force

We saw this interesting bit of news from the Houston Business Journal. Looks like GM is bringing their IT force back in-house. Plans include hiring 3,000 former HP employees who use to work at GM. Besides hiring the 3,000 HP … Continue reading

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Roche investing $300 million at Indianapolis HQ

Roche Diagnostics is the US arm of Roche’s global diagnostics division. The company has announced spending $300 million on their Indianapolis headquarters over the next 10 years. According to the article, Roche will be spending the new funds on “renovating existing … Continue reading

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New Officer Appointments at Leading P&C Insurance Co.

Here is a news flash from a billion dollar leading P&C Insurance company. This week, Selective Insurance Group ($1.6 billion sales from NJ) has named 10 new officers to their subsidiary Selective Insurance Company of America. There are new leaders … Continue reading

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CIO Interview with Ted Hengst of Harris Corp.

Harris Corp is a $5 billion dollar manufacturer in Melbourne Florida. One of their largest customers is the US Government. In this recent article / interview, learn about what technology trend Ted Hengst is most excited about. Also, if you’re … Continue reading

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Staples Investing Big in E-Commerce

Staples is intending to make a big splash when it comes to e-commerce, mobile commerce and social media. Driving it all will be their new E-Commerce Innovation Center, being built in Cambridge, MA. The center is set to open in … Continue reading

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CIO Profile of Kyle Quinn of PACCAR

Just saw this profile of CIO Kyle Quinn of PACCAR, a large manufacturer based in Bellevue, WA (#238 in Fortune 500 – Manufacturing Vertical).  Read all about his top 3 IT initiatives he’s embarking on in this telling InformationWeek article. … Continue reading

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100 IT Leaders Announced for 2012

Computerworld Magazine has announced their top 100 IT leaders for 2012. Exec’s from companies like Sprint-Nextel, Arrow Electronics, Hilton, ADP, Kaiser and Kraft made the cut. To see the full list of 100 leaders, see: Computerworld Announces 2012 Premier 100 … Continue reading

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Q&A with CTO of Suddenlink

We found this article that interviews the CTO of Suddenlink Communications, a billion dollar cable company based out St. Louis, MO. We like the article because it describes Suddenlink’s “Project Imagine” initiative. As a salesperson, when you can lead with … Continue reading

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The Top Green-IT Organizations

Computerworld has come out with a top 12 list of IT organizations who are leading the way in green technology. The article states that each of these companies are “striving to find new ways to reduce energy consumption in their … Continue reading

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