G&R Felpausch Co. also has found effectively sharing information often means sharing people. Key personnel from several departments at the Hastings, Mich.-based chain have found stints in the MIS department are helping them use data more effectively.
"The lines are getting so blurred that we don't know where people should sit anymore," said Mike Hubert, director of MIS at Felpausch. "MIS is really no longer a department; it's the hub the departments run on."
Hubert said Fe