Posts Tagged ‘green IT’

I admit that printing and all things related are not topics that kept me awake, at night, or any other time of the day. Printers are necessary background worker bees, that should just work. And this is largely what happens. What also happens is that companies spend vast quantities of money on printers, paper, and […]

Sep 21st, 2010 | Filed under Insurance, Market Trends

Our data is now in on greening IT in the insurer and the results will probably not surprise you. For more than half the respondents, green initiatives still poses some question mark and initiatives vary tremendously by company. Mostly, they appear ad-hoc and occur in small pockets in the organisation. In this time a recession, […]

Jun 1st, 2009 | Filed under IT, Market Trends

I participated in a “virtual roundtable” at Insurance & Technology magazine on the topic of Green IT. If that interests you, check out my thoughts (and the thoughts of the other contributors) here: It seems like so much of the Green IT conversation is about hardware: lower-energy servers, computer recycling, increased virtualization, carbon-neutral data […]

Feb 13th, 2009 | Filed under Insurance

Over coffee, a colleague, Miqdaad Versi, and I have been discussing green IT in the context of 2009. How can it remain a priority with the current crisis unfolding? We both agreed that green IT is more than feeling good about one’s carbon footprint — green IT is an approach to sourcing, utilising, and disposing […]

Feb 10th, 2009 | Filed under Insurance