Case study - Great Mills

In addition to cost savings, a simplified infrastructure has enabled quick response to business change for food company Great Mills

One of the largest food companies in the world, General Mills has one of the lowest IT spends per revenue dollar in the consumer packaged goods manufacturing industry.

The company has long pursued a strategy of IT standardisation and consolidation, and in addition to the cost savings, the simplified infrastructure has enabled quick response to business change—most notably when General Mills acquired a company of near equal size and integrated it into its infrastructure in just 16 months.

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General Mills case study 

This was last published in April 2006

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