American Airlines Saves $1.2 Million Annually By Eliminating Flight Bags

A really interesting article over at computerworld about the the American Airlines IT modernisation program. Quoting from the article:

Pilots will soon replace their flight bags with an electronic version that runs on an iPad. American estimates that eliminating the 35-lb bags from every cockpit will save the airline $1.2 million of fuel annually.

It’s not BYOD, but it’s getting there!

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How Do I Realise Private Cloud Benefits?

There are many pages, posts and platitudes devoted to hyping the benefits of deploying a private cloud within your organisation. Depending on how your IT infrastructure and business processes are currently structured and what approach you will take to deploying a public cloud, transforming into a service based organisation hosted on a private cloud can require significant investment and/or wide reaching transformation.

In this post I will write about how you can reduce the pain and the cost and ultimately run a successful cloud transformation initiative.

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