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Kodak is the world's foremost imaging innovator. With sales of $10.7 billion in 2006, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak's system of digital and traditional products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; and Creative Professionals rely on Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images. More information about Kodak (NYSE: EK) is available at www.kodak.com.
Role of IT
Eastman Kodak's Worldwide Information Systems (WWIS) organization is viewed as a strategic component of the company, providing the corporation with a competitive advantage in the marketplace. WWIS is a global organization that provides support for Information Systems and Technology in approximately fifty (50) countries, has employees located in forty (40) countries and is currently deploying an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution across the company in order to manage the company's operations. WWIS is responsible for the following functions within Kodak:
- WWIS provides the architecture, security and technology foundation that is required to manage Kodak's operations. This is accomplished via the operation of state-of-the-art data centers around the world which provide a secure virus free environment, a world class network enabling global digital communication, storage capacity and computing power that flexes to match the corporate needs and other functions such as e-mail, telephone, helpdesk services and contract management.
- WWIS is responsible for the systems development and support for business functions such as Sales and Marketing, Logistics, Manufacturing, Finance, Procurement, Research and Development, various Corporate Functions and Human Resources. It also acts as a strategic partner of Kodak Business Units and Corporate Functions enabling them to achieve their vision as it pertains to managing the company.