TITLE

BA on course for Terminal 5 roll-out

AUTHOR(S)
Thomson, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that British Airways PLC is undergoing a period of information technology (IT) transformation under the guidance of chief information officer Paul Coby. With this transformation, the company aims to meet the Terminal 5 opening deadline of March 2008. It is reported that the airline faces the dual challenges of rolling out IT systems for Heathrow's new terminal, at the same time as improving the efficiency of IT systems to cope with shrinking budgets. The company has invested heavily in Linux operating system, reduced variation in desktop technology and has introduced cost-effective hardware such as blade servers. INSET: HOW BRITISH AIRWAYS HAS COPED WITH….
ACCESSION #
27963149

 

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