Case studies

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Software case studies - 2nd half of 2008
1. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM: Creating an e-commerce platform for the future
"The platform will enable the individual brands to do things they would never have been able to cost-justify before. It’s going to give us unprecedented agility." - Steve Bozzo, CIO, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM
2. Ball State University simplifies online student registration with an SOA BPM Solution built using IBM software.
"In reducing the time the student actually gets into the course, it went from three days to instantaneously." "So now a student comes to Ball State, they know they are in a course. If they are frustrated, they may go to another university, and that’s not what we wanted to do." - Fred Nay, IT Director, Ball State University
3. The Bank of New York Mellon makes a sound investment in SOA.
"SOA is not an abstract notion. It is an organic evolution coming out of the principles we adopted in the organisation and some home-grown development we have done. From there, we work SOA toward a business solution dictated by the business architecture." - Chief Architect, The Bank of New York Mellon
4. Tata Sky: Launching a major satellite TV business with unprecedented speed
"Tata Sky is leaping ahead to garner eight million connections by 2012. We are the first DTH company across the globe to achieve the significant milestone of crossing one million connections in the first year of our operations and are confident of achieving the eight million mark as well." - Chakrapani Perangur, CIO, Tata Sky
5. Spotlight turns around IT with business process-based SOA
In this DeepView, Anne McDiarmid, the Chief Information Officer, discusses how she and KAZ Group, an IBM Business Partner, introduced process- and service-based computing to support the Spotlight business. KAZ Group, located in Australia, focuses predominantly on applications development and systems integration.

IBM Application, Infrastructure & SOA Healthcheck Webcast.