Computerworld Announces Finalists for Its 2007 “Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless” Awards Program
FRAMINGHAM, MA – MAY 09, 2007 – Computerworld, the Voice of IT Management, today announced 20 Finalists for its 2007 "Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless" Awards Program, which identifies and acknowledges excellence among users of mobile and wireless technology. The top Honoree in each category will be announced during a Gala Evening celebration on May 23 during Computerworld's Mobile & Wireless World (MWW) Conference taking place May 21-23 at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, Fla.
The Finalists (in alphabetical order by company) for Computerworld's 2007 "Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless" Awards Program are:
In the category of Business Evolution through Mobilizing Field Workers, the
CSX, Jacksonville, Fla.
Gaz Métro Plus, Boucherville, Quebec
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., Lowell, Ark.
Richmond Ambulance Authority, Richmond, Va.
San Diego Police Department, San Diego, Calif.
In the category of Deploying Wireless Mobility in the Enterprise, the Finalists are:
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Purchase, N.Y.
General Motors, Detroit, Mich.
Globus, Littleton, Colo.
Osaka Gas, Osaka City, (Japan)
United States Postal Service, Washington D.C.
In the category of Innovation and Promise, the Finalists are:
City of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas
Northrop Grumman Corporation, Pascagoula, Miss.
Providence Public Safety Communications Department, Providence, R.I.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Wound Technology Network, Hollywood, Fla.
In the category of Maximizing Wireless Security to Prevent Intrusion, the Finalists are:
Flagler College, St. Augustine, Fla.
Grant Thornton, Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, Calif.
SunCal Companies, Irvine, Calif.
The George Washington University, Washington D.C.
"Mobile and wireless deployment in the enterprise is becoming one of the most important business initiatives among IT executives," said Ron Milton, executive vice president, Computerworld. "The organizations and professionals judged to be Finalists in Computerworld's 'Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless' Awards Program have unlocked the true value of implementing mobile and wireless technology and its strategic importance to their businesses."
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