The Columbus Urban League (CUL) is a community-based, non-profit advocacy organization whose mission is to empower families in need with data-driven, life-changing strategies designed to support the achievement of self-reliance and self-sufficiency and family stabilization. CUL currently employs approximately 75 staff who are responsible for the delivery of 19 different consumer-based programs.
In early 2010, Bob Evans Restaurants was faced with a serious business challenge: declining restaurant attendance and stagnant revenue growth. Decades of success and a strong nationwide footprint had given the corporation excellent brand recognition and a loyal customer base, but also something of a stale aftertaste. Something new was needed to reinvigorate the brand, bring new customers in the door, and grow revenue.
The United States Air Force is among the largest organizations on Earth. With an annual budget exceeding $170B, it is much larger in revenue terms than the entire military budget of China, with well over half a million civilian and military personal in its employ. The computing and logistics requirements of any organization of this magnitude are enormous. EXCEL has been at the forefront of the USAF’s ongoing efforts to construct and maintain an information technology infrastructure that is capable of serving the needs of the organization, and that demonstrates resilience and robustness far in excess of conventional commercial systems.
Today’s utilities face increasing pressure to maximize the capability of their wireless infrastructure while minimizing operational and developmental costs. Unprecedented uncertainty and business volatility are transforming the landscape in the utility sector, as it becomes newly competitive, profit-oriented, and responsive to a fickle and savvy clientele. The key to developing a successful strategy is to recognize that it is only part of a larger strategy -- one in which modern utilities must reinvent themselves.
Holiday Autos is the world’s largest leisure car rental broker, offering low cost car rentals at over 4000 locations in 40 countries worldwide. They also serve as a broker to partners such as High Street Travel Agents, but the majority of their business today is acquired directly from consumers via the web and their call centre.
This study details performance improvements for the web site of a major financial institution. The web site provides a variety of on-line financial services, including consumer and investment banking, treasury and security services, and financing services. The web site also provides access to a variety of online content for a large distributed network of remote offices worldwide. The web site serves both static and dynamic web pages; content requests are dynamically assembled by a content management system via their application server infrastructure.
Lastminute.com (Nasdaq: LMIN) is Europe's number 1 on-line travel site and the second largest e-tailer in Europe (Amazon.com is #1). The company is based in the U.K. The Web site is also available locally in several other large countries like Sweden, Italy, Germany, Australia, France, Spain, Holland, South Africa, and Japan. Lastminute.com provides easy-to-navigate pages with a wide and discounted selection of holidays, hotels, flights, luxury travel, train tickets, car hire, and travel insurance. When searching for a particular airline ticket you simply enter the starting point, destination, and dates and you will be provided with a list of available routes, airlines and of course the corresponding prices. Lastminute.com also provides a wide selection of hotels at competitive prices. All transactions including ticket purchases and hotel bookings can be completed on-line. In addition to the standard products that are usually offered by major on-line travel sites, Lastminute.com also provides restaurant reservations, tickets to the theatre and to sports events, DVD rentals and even takeaway.