Gregg Farris CIO, Oceaneering International

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Gregg Farris
CIO, Oceaneering International
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Oceaneering International
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$2B Revenues
9K Employees - 50% Highly Technical
67 On-Shore locations in 21 Countries
Products / Services
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Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs)
Offshore oilfield services & tools
Umbilical cable manufacturing
Inspection & non-destructive testing
Navy ship maintenance and sub repair
NASA Astronaut support and tools
Entertainment engineering
Cloud Computing
Any Time
Anywhere
Any Device
Subscription Based
3/9
Concerns Going Google
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Leading Edge vs Bleeding Edge
Functionality - industrial strength
Fit Oceaneering's needs
Data location
Security
Highly confidential / export controlled documents
Legal
Bandwidth
User acceptance
Google Implementation
• Pilot
• Hired Cloud Sherpas to assist
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Conversions
Training
Roll-out
Calendars with all data imported
Mailboxes with last 2 weeks imported
Conference rooms
Live Feb 26, 2011 with 7,000 users
Google & Cloud Sherpas folks on-site for
first 4 days
Problems
• ITAR / Export Controls / Highly
Confidential Email (encryption)
• People didn’t take the training
• Document Imaging System Interface
• Different features than Groupwise
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Benefits
• More secure
• Collaboration - 50,000 in 6 months
• 100% Uptime (during maintenance
weekends & hurricane)
• Cost effective - Exchange $20M/6yrs
• No backups, no DR worries, no
equipment to maintain
• Makes us more nimble
• Continuous improvement
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Satisfaction Survey
87.5% Satisfied with the choice
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Currently
• 8,000 Google Accounts
• Focused on Google Docs
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