Osram Base CaseBy Larry Barrett | Posted 2002-03-18 Email Print
Re-Thinking HR: What Every CIO Needs to Know About Tomorrow's Workforce
What's the use of standardizing on one vendor? Just ask Osram Sylvania, which took a chance on SAP's untried customer relationship management software.
Osram Base Case
Organization: Osram Sylvania
Headquarters: Danvers, Mass.
Phone: (978) 777-1900
Business: Osram Sylvania is one of the three largest manufacturers of lamps and lighting fixtures in North America
Size: Osram Sylvania has seven manufacturing plants throughout North America, producing annual sales of close to $2 billion
CIO: Mehrdad Laghaeian, vice president of information technologies
Challenges: Install SAP's customer relationship management software for its general lighting business. Build an online catalog and ordering system for distributors and retailers. Improve use of enterprise planning software