GDS IT – the problem IT not fit for new purpose Too expensive Limited device access Environmentally unfriendly
GDS IT – meeting user needs Use anywhere Ability to quickly change software Multi-OS and open source Reliable kit Low cost Sufficient security
GDS IT – major steps Got internal CO agreement Greatest elapsed time and effort was internal CO approval and procurement Used in-house and SME support to build Aggressive timetable challenged suppliers
GDS IT – the solution Apple laptops Google Apps for IL0 Libre office open source for IL2 Fully wireless No fixed telephony Approach and use shared machines for IL3 Large Internet pipes
GDS IT – the outcome Fewer machines means greater performance Costs 18% of original solution – 82% saving! “Martini IT” – any time, any place, anywhere Mobile IT key part of building move Happy smiley people!
GDS IT – user verdict “At last, we’v e got the IT system “Please dont make me go we need!” back to the old system!” Izabella Podralska Lucie Glenday“The effic iency of y up yester ou guys is day in abo scary! I go computer ut twenty minutes - t set “Its far more flexible, lets us says YES ! (for a ch ange)” be much more creative” Emer Col eman Ryan Battles