Andrea DiMaio

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Consumer Technology Can Help the Environment

by Andrea Di Maio  |  November 12, 2010  |  1 Comment

One of my last one-on-ones at the Gartner Symposium in Cannes was about how to rejuvenate programs around green IT. Not how to make IT greener, but how to use IT to make business processes more environmentally sustainable. This is also known as the 98% problem, since it is common knowledge that IT contributes for [...]

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Buying Green IT in Developing Countries

by Andrea Di Maio  |  December 12, 2008  |  Comments Off

Last Wednesday I did have an intriguing conversation with officials in a large non-government organization that operates across the world. This organization is in the process of defining its own green IT policy, and – amongst other things – is looking at how to make its IT procurement greener. In the draft version of the [...]

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When Vendors Should Walk the Talk on Environmental Sustainability

by Andrea Di Maio  |  December 4, 2008  |  Comments Off

I just spent two days in London at an IT vendor analyst conference. When I landed at Heathrow last Tuesday, there was a taxi arranged to pick me up and take me into downtown London where the conference was taking place. I usually take the express train to Paddington, but I was happy they had [...]

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Green IT Panel for Government in Orlando

by Andrea Di Maio  |  October 20, 2008  |  1 Comment

On Tuesday last week I had the pleasure to moderate a panel on “Is There Anything Greener Than The Dollar?“. Panelists were Terry Redman, CIO of South West Florida Water Management District and Richard Boe, Director of IT Operations at FAA Air Traffic Organization. Terry spoke about their current green IT program and how much [...]

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Is There Anything Greener Than The Dollar?

by Andrea Di Maio  |  September 18, 2008  |  4 Comments

This morning I was reading an email sent by my colleague Richard Harris with a couple of press highlights about Green IT in the Australian Government, and at the same time I was listening to the news highlighting that the Democratic presidential candidate believes millions of jobs can be created in the environmental industry. This [...]

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