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June 13, 2016

What Makes FedEx a Best Place to Work in IT

Today, FedEx was named #35, among large organizations on the 2016 Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT list. This is the 17th time that FedEx has earned this recognition. We asked twenty-three year FedEx IT team member Rob Carter, who also happens to be the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, a

February 18, 2015

From Au Pair to FedEx IT Professional: One Woman’s Journey Worth Celebrating

A few years ago, if someone told me that I would be working at FedEx, I would not have believed them. In fact, if someone told me that I would still be in Memphis, I would have doubted that too. When I came to the U.S. from Poland 10 years ago as an au pair,

December 30, 2014

Diversity and Opportunity Underpin the Core of our IT Organization

Diversity is essential to our continued success in today’s ever-changing global marketplace. We value its role in helping us achieve exceptional service for our customers and rewarding opportunities for our employees. And that’s certainly the case in our Information Technology (IT) organization. Watch two of our great IT success stories below. Heather Pape

November 25, 2014

Top Five IT Tips for Small Businesses ‘Going Global’

FedEx hosted a virtual roundtable, ‘Information Generation’, where FedEx executives, Raj Subramaniam and Michael Foster, and The Boston Consulting Group’s, Ralf Dreischmeier, discussed the transformative impact of IT on global commerce.A focus in the discussion was small business and the role of IT in helping entrepreneurs to overcome challenges and build their businesses abroad, successfully.

June 6, 2013

From Google Blog: re-imagined with Google Maps Engine

The following was first published as a guest blog for Google, written by FedEx IT Manager Pat Doyle:-------

August 22, 2011

The FedEx Dream Team

Fortune magazine has chosen to honor us as a FedEx IT team by naming me to their “Executive Dream Team” representing the “all star leadership” of the business world.

November 1, 2010

Linda Brigance’s experience at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Virtual Conference

Recently I had the pleasure of participating in Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Virtual Conference.  In preparing for the event, I read through the details of the event and attendance. WOW – participants and speakers included Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, President Obama, Warren Buffett!!

March 11, 2009

Information Technology is a Universal Language

When I was approached to be a member of the IT team to implement the new FedEx Asia Pacific hub in Guangzhou, China, I didn’t know how to react.  In my 20 years at FedEx, I’ve always been involved with the IT systems that help our hubs operate.  I was a member of the team that successfully implemented two expansions of the Indianapolis hub, but implementing a hub in China?Our small core team, comprised of US and Asia Pacific IT team members was about to embark upon a mission-possible!