Dana Corp.'s (dana.com) IT restructuring should come as no surprise. CEO Mike Burns set the groundwork last summer by reducing the supplier's business units from four to two - commercial vehicles and heavy duty.
"All big businesses are doing this," says CIO Bruce C. Carver of the restructuring. "We're too complex to deal with from an IT standpoint. There's not one door into Dana, but multiple."
To prepare, Carver spent much of his first three months visiting Dana plants, listening and asking questions. Here's a sampling of what he told his staff: