June 19, 2006

Case Western Reserve University receives CIO 100 award

CIO magazine acknowledges university's innovative IT initiatives

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CIO magazine announced today that Case Western Reserve University is a 2006 recipient of a CIO 100 award. The annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

"Year after year, the CIO 100 award recipients serve as industry role models for business and IT excellence. This year's winners are particularly remarkable for their ability to translate IT innovation into business value and solid ROI," said Abbie Lundberg, editor in chief of CIO magazine, a publication that addresses issues vital to the success of chief information officers. The magazine is distributed to 140,000 IT leaders worldwide.

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Lev Gonick

On the prestige of winning the award, Lev Gonick, Case's vice president for information technology services and chief information officer, said, "This international award recognizes 100 technology leaders not for their "geek score" but rather for their contribution in leveraging technology to help reach the organizations and business' goals and mission. Case's leadership in the OneCleveland initiative continues to place Case Western Reserve University and its technology community at the forefront of national and international universities, health care organizations, museums, libraries, and cities around the world."

The university will be listed in the August 15 issue of CIO magazine, be acknowledged at an awards ceremony in August, and receive a commemorative plaque.

For more information: Kimyette Finley 216-368-0521.

Posted by: Heidi Cool, June 19, 2006 11:33 AM | News Topics: HeadlinesMain, Technology

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