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Read Online: Profit Magazine, May 2011
IT Power Players
by Tony Kontzer, May 2011
Ireland’s electricity market opened to broad competition in 2005 after years of government control. To meet new market opportunities, Irish utility Bord Gáis began a multiyear IT transformation based on Oracle technology.
Today, managers enjoy improved operational efficiencies and compliance with new regulatory mandates, and provide excellent customer service for 425,000 new residential electricity customers.
Reduce. Reuse. Replace., by Aaron Lazenby
The three well-known environmental edicts have meaning beyond the world of consumer waste. They also can be applied to help enterprise systems support more sustainable business practices.
When to Restart an IT Project, by Tony Kontzer
Creating an environmental policy that works for your company
Closing the Deal, by Mark Kuta Jr.
Four steps to successfully selling your IT project to senior management
What Do CEOs Want?, by Mark Kuta Jr.
On Track for Growth, by Alan Joch
A near-simultaneous upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1 keeps business moving for one of the biggest rail companies in the U.S.
With Modernization Comes Housecleaning, by Alan Joch
CSX used its Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise upgrade project as an opportunity to consolidate and modernize the underlying infrastructure.
Sustainable Energy, by Tara Swords
Executives at Denmark’s DONG Energy follow a sustainable path with the help of accurate reporting from Oracle Hyperion Financial Management.
Increased Data Quality Leads to Increased Trust, by Tara Swords
Since implementing Oracle Hyperion Financial Management for nonfinancial data reporting, Niels Strange Peulicke-Andersen’s Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment group at DONG Energy has proved the value of its new sustainability reporting to the finance side of the business.
Shipping More with Less
Oracle Transportation Management minimizes shipping costs and carbon footprint. Plus, Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance Applications Suite gets an upgrade, and Oracle introduces the world’s first exabyte storage system.
Oracle Upgrades GRC Applications Suite
Oracle Debuts Exabyte Storage System
Expert Reporting, by Minda Zetlin
An Oracle-based portal benefits Intertek, its customers, and the environment by streamlining paper-based reporting.
On Demand Makes Sense, by Minda Zetlin
SMART Steps, by Harshad Khatri
Oracle’s senior director for industry strategy and insight finds an effective framework for helping technologists create a sustainability footprint for manufacturers.
Bridge to the Future, by Aaron Lazenby
Gina Tomlinson, CTO of the City and County of San Francisco, shares her thoughts on how to build a municipal IT policy worthy of California’s Silicon Valley.
America’s Cup Brings IT Excitement to San Francisco, by Aaron Lazenby
Within Your Power, by Kate Pavao
Profit readers use Twitter to ask Oracle sustainability strategist Jon Chorley about Oracle’s approach to software that supports cleaner, greener business.
A Singular View, by David Rosenbaum
Eaton’s Vehicle Group South America uses a single Oracle platform to support management’s goal of building products at any global facility.
Business Insight, IT Execution: 9 Project Management Tips, by David Rosenbaum
Managing a Healthy Workforce, by Alison Weiss
Year after year, Premera Blue Cross earns kudos for being a great place to work—and Oracle’s PeopleSoft human resources solutions are part of the prescription.
The Benefit of Being an Employee-Focused Company, by Alison Weiss
Barbara Magusin, senior vice president of human resources at Premera, spoke with Profit about how by focusing on its employees and acting on deep core values, the company continues to succeed in a changing marketplace.
Getting to Green, by John O’Rourke
The data you need to do sustainability reporting is already captured in your systems. But how do you get it out?
Developing a Tech Strategy for Sustainability, by John O’Rourke
Three key steps for preparing enterprise data for sustainability reporting