AGENDA16 Conference Announces Top 25 Digital Transformation Award Winners

Digital Edge 25 Award recognizes organizations that have made great strides toward building a digital business

Framingham, Mass.—January 12, 2016—The AGENDA16 conference, produced by IDG Enterprise—the leading enterprise technology media company composed of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World—today announced the 2016 Digital Edge 25 award winners. The award recognizes 25 organizations for digital transformation initiatives with significant, measurable business impact.  The 25 winners will be honored onsite at the AGENDA16 conference, March 21-23, 2016, at Amelia Island, Florida.

Entries were judged by a panel of executive peers, including past winners, who evaluated projects on complexity, scale, business outcomes and innovation. Winning entries spanned more than a dozen industries. Initiatives included home health devices that feed data into electronic medical records via smartphone; analysis of enormous data sets that translate into in significant business results; and novel business ideas brought to market by sophisticated back-end software integration and simple user interfaces.

“The Digital Edge awards were extremely competitive this year given the volume of innovative entries with measurable business impact,” said Anne McCrory, vice president of marketing and content strategy for the IDG Enterprise events team. “In both the B2B and B2C space, organizations are doing incredible things with data, mobile, cloud and sensors and showing great progress in scaling their digital efforts.”

Executives from winning companies will join the speaker roster at the AGENDA16 conference. The conference, produced in partnership with the CIO Executive Council, will bring together more than 300 senior technology leaders and business stakeholders to share best practices, learn new techniques and engage in digital leadership training. Sponsors include EMC as Strategy Partner; Dell and Delphix as Ideas Partners; and CDW, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and MOBI as Action Partners.

The 2016 Digital Edge 25 Award Winners are:

  • Aflac Information Technology
  • Arizona State University
  • Barclays
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • BNY Mellon
  • Cisco Systems
  • City of Raleigh -Information Technology Department
  • CVS Health
  • Discover Financial Services
  • Domino’s
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
  • Intuit
  • Johnson Controls
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Monsanto
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Sierra Club
  • United Breweries Ltd
  • United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Verizon
  • VMware IT Enterprise Applications & Platforms
  • Western Union

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IDG Enterprise, an International Data Group (IDG) company, brings together the leading editorial brands (CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World) to serve the information needs of our technology and security-focused audiences.  As the premier hi-tech B2B media company, we leverage the strengths of our premium owned and operated brands, while simultaneously harnessing their collective reach and audience affinity. We provide market leadership and converged marketing solutions for our customers to engage IT and security decision-makers across our portfolio of award-winning websites, events, magazines, products and services.

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Debra Becker
Sr. Marketing Director
IDG Enterprise Events


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