Information Systems in Organisations - The City Bin Co.

Mr. Parisch Browne (Engineering Manager, The City Bin Co.)

CA118, Cairnes Building, NUI Galway 12:00 :: 16th March 2011

Topics under discussion include:
* Enterprise Architectures; Upgrading to Microsoft 2010 series servers and virtualisation opportunities
* Databases & Data Warehousing; Metrics for managers
* Custom CRM development and Commercial CRM use at The City Bin Co.
* Mobile technologies, mobile data transfer, RFID chips and scanning, VPN accesses
* Networks and Telecommunications - IS for call centre operations

About The City Bin Co.:
The City Bin Co. was co-founded in 1997 by two entrepreneurs, Glenn Ward and Gene Browne. Their concept of a waste management and recycling company that was cheaper, greener and easier was a response to a market that demanded a more professional and customer-orientated provider. This customer driven approach to waste management resulted in an award-winning service that has not only raised the bar, but has also reshaped and redefined the sector. The City Bin Co. has a long record of innovation and excellence in business, being the first in the industry to be placed on the ‘Index of Excellence’ by EIQA, the organisation that promotes a range of excellence and quality awards including the prestigious Q-mark. Other awards and achievements of note include:
* Winner of 2010 Deloitte 'Best Managed Companies' award
* Winner of 2009 Deloitte 'Best Managed Companies' award
* Runner up in the 2005 Environmental Award from Galway Chamber of Commerce & Industry
* ISO 9001 accreditation; Q Mark accreditation and Index of Excellence accreditation
* Runner up in the 2004 Business Excellence Award from the EIQA
* Overall National Winner of the 2000 Junior Chamber, Outstanding Young Business – Ireland
* Overall Winner of the 2000 Junior Chamber, Outstanding Young Business – Galway
* Overall Winner of the 1999 Price Waterhouse Coopers / Junior Chamber Young Entrepreneur Award
* Runner-up of the 1999 Ernst & Young / Chamber of Commerce Young Business of the Year Award
* Runner up in the 2003 Customer Service Award from Galway Chamber of Commerce & Industry
* Overall Winner of the 2002 Marketing Institute’s ‘Marketing Person of the Year’
* Overall Winner of the Marketing Institute's 2001 Marketing Awards for Business
* Runner-up of the Marketing Institute's 2000 Marketing Awards for Business

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