logging in or signing up Green IT aSGuest15413 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 8910 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (5) Dislike it (0) Added: March 25, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 2 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Green Information Technology : Defining “Green IT” Green Information Technology Slide 2: What is all the HYPE about “Going Green”? Why should companies consider going green? : Why should companies consider going green? There are many reasons why companies consider “going green” Positive effect on environment Impact on bottom line Increased customer demand Why should companies consider going green? : Why should companies consider going green? The cost of energy is the top reason most companies make the move toward Green IT The energy consumed by data centers had more than doubled over five year period Over 40% of the costs associated with data centers are attributed to powering and cooling computer systems What is the difference between “Going Green” and Green IT? : What is the difference between “Going Green” and Green IT? “Going Green” programs can be simple or complex and include: Turning off computer at the end of the day Purchasing energy efficient office equipment Promoting virtual meetings and telecommuting Recycling paper products Converting to a “paperless” office Properly disposing of obsolete computer equipment What is the difference between “Going Green” and Green IT? : What is the difference between “Going Green” and Green IT? Green Information Technology/ Information Science is more complex. Definition: the “integrated and cooperating set of software using information technology to support individual, group, organizational, and societal goals.” Green IT can include: Designing components that produce more power with less energy consumption Monitoring the level of waste created and energy consumed by the company Developing shared software systems Examples of Green Technology : Examples of Green Technology BIOS Configurable Management Systems New LCD screens versus old CRT monitors “Telework” programs Examples of Green Technologies : Examples of Green Technologies Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) XML formatting Energy Management Systems (EMS) So… Why should companies consider going green? : So… Why should companies consider going green? Save money and the environment: Utilize resources more effectively Optimize energy efficiency Good for the environment and good for the bottom line! You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.