The Digital Edge 25 Award Recognizes Digital Achievers Whose Organizations Have Made Great Strides Toward Being a Digital-Centric Business
FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2015) - The AGENDA conference, produced by the IDG Enterprise media brands CIO and Computerworld and the CIO Executive Council (CEC), is the all-new business leadership conference focused on transforming business for the digital world. AGENDA15 today announced the winners for its inaugural Digital Edge 25 awards, recognizing enterprises that have leveraged digital technologies to transform their business. The 25 winners will be honored onsite at the AGENDA conference, March 30-April 1, 2015, at Amelia Island, Florida.
All entries were judged by a panel of executive peers who evaluated projects on sophistication, scale and business outcomes, among other criteria. Many of the Digital Edge 25 winners will be on hand at the AGENDA15 conference to meet with attendees and share their experiences and leadership lessons in digital-enabled transformation.
"The Digital Edge awards competition was extremely competitive, with many nominations demonstrating enormous business value from mobile, data analytics and other digital innovations," said Anne McCrory, vice president of marketing and content strategy for the IDG Enterprise events team. "Those selected by our judges stood apart for executing initiatives, that for example, drove much greater customer engagement, higher sales conversions and even new lines of business."
The 2015 Digital Edge 25 Award Winners are:
Allstate Insurance Co.
American Express Company
The Collegiate Licensing Co.
Cox Communications, Inc.
DreamWorks Animation LLC
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
KAR Auction Services, Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC)
NSL Sugars Ltd.
Penn Medicine - University of Pennsylvania Health System
Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC
PPG Industries, Inc.
Royal Bank of Canada
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
United Airlines, Inc.
AGENDA15 Sponsorship Opportunities
AGENDA is proud to have and VMware, Dell, CDW, HP, Mobi Wireless Management and Red Hat as sponsors for the 2015 conference. For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities for the AGENDA15 conference, including the awards celebration, please contact Adam Dennison, SVP, publisher, IDG Enterprise at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Digital Edge 25 Award
The Digital Edge 25 awards honor enterprises that have leveraged digital technologies such as social, mobile, analytics and cloud to achieve highly significant transformation or innovation for their business -- to give them a competitive "digital edge." The award focuses on the cross-functional business leadership that drives success in the digital business environment, as every business leader must have a strategic digital vision and focus. Selected by a panel of industry experts and business executives, winning applications are driving greater customer engagement, higher sales conversions and new product delivery mechanisms, as well as revenue and profit growth.
About IDG Enterprise
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. In addition, IDG's DEMO conferences provide a platform for today's most innovative and eye-opening technologies to publicly launch their solutions.
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