STREAMLINED IT IS AT THE HEART OF VALUE CREATION FOR DELL.
racle customer Dell runs a broad selection of Oracle software—
Johnson has spent significant time with Oracle’s senior man-
agement sharing IT strategies. One of his largest IT projects
began in 2009 when Dell acquired Perot Systems. The acquisition
signaled a shift in business strategy for a company that made its
name in consumer and commercial hardware sales with a break-
through e-commerce platform. Now the company’s consulting ser-
vices would require a new approach to internal IT.