Todd Pacific Base CaseBy Evan Schuman | Posted 2006-03-06 Email Print
The CIO picked PDAs to replace time cards and clocks as a way to improve project management and worker safety. But the new system had to meet airtight security standards.
Todd Pacific Base Case
Headquarters: 1801 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle, WA 98134
Phone: (206) 623-1635
Business: Repairs, overhauls and builds commercial and military ships.
Chief Information Officer (during project deployment):
Financials for nine-month period ending Jan. 1: $169.2 million in revenue, up by 88% from same period in previous year; $8.35 million in net income, up by 68%.
Challenge: Replace a paper-based time card system with a network of personal digital assistants to track employee time and whereabouts; adhere to strict military security procedures.
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