Leveraging Software to Improve Energy Efficiency December 15, 2008 2:00pm EST, 11:00am PST George Spafford, Principal Consultant Pepperweed Consulting, LLC “ Optimizing The Business Value of IT” http://www.pepperweed.com
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Online collaboration tools reduces travel related to the design of a new product or service
Use or portable terminals to reduce inventory related paper forms such as requests, transfers, etc.
Reduction in paperwork by implementing forms for paid time off, suggestions, service requests, etc.
Move to electronic invoices to customers and online customer service
Charge customers for power usage in the data center to drive accountability and cost:benefit
The first step is only the beginning of a journey
Needs will change as technologies and the world changes
Leverage metrics where possible to track status
Conduct quarterly reviews of progress
Maintain the tone from the top
Formally schedule reviews to assess the current state and look for new opportunities
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Target publish date is December 11, 2008
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