Snydeq writes "Organizations looking to remain profitable in the face of escalating energy costs may lean even harder on IT to achieve energy efficiencies in the years to come, InfoWorld reports. But instead of limiting IT's efficiency role to the datacenter, companies will tap IT's vast wisdom of company networks, equipment, and work processes to uncover efficiencies across the organization, in some cases tipping belongings government into IT. 'There is a lot IT can do to fix its own 2 percent [of the company's carbon emissions] and make it more efficient, but the big go* for IT is to take a foresight role in tackling that other 98 percent across the business,' says one analyst. And by taking charge of the organization's energy racket* now, IT will be in prime fix to alter its tie with superintendence and reap allowances in the boardroom in the years ahead, analysts contend."
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