CIO Magazine Salutes the 100 Boldest Organizations in Annual CIO 100 Issue

Framingham, MA – August 15, 2005 – In its August 15 issue, IDG's CIO magazine, the original and most trusted resource for chief information officers (CIOs)— announces the recipients of the 17th annual CIO 100 award. This year's award theme is the Bold 100, which recognizes organizations willing to embrace great risk for the sake of great reward. The CIO 100 honorees represent the highest standards of competence, bravado, leadership and accomplishment in the information technology (IT) field.

"The Bold 100 are innovators, leaders and precise executors," says Abbie Lundberg, editor in chief, CIO magazine. "They took on risk in a risk-averse climate because they could envision and calculate the reward. On behalf of CIO magazine, I offer my warmest congratulations to the 2005 CIO 100 honorees."

The Complete 2005 CIO 100 winners (by location):

Arizona: City:

Canyonlands Community Healthcare Page

City of Chandler Chandler

City of Phoenix Phoenix

Cooper Communities Rogers

Arkansas: City:

ABF Freight Systems Fort Smith

California: City:

CNF Inc. Palo Alto

Fireman's Fund Insurance Novato

Hilton Hotels Beverly Hills

Marcus & Millichap Encino

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker Los Angeles

St. Joseph Health System Orange

Toshiba America Business Solutions Irvine

Toyota Motor Sales, USA Torrance

Wells Fargo Wholesale Internet and Treasure Solutions San Francisco

Colorado: City:

Jeffco Public Schools Golden

Dex Media Englewood

ProCard Golden

Delaware: City:

Chesapeake Utilities Dover

Delaware Department of Technology and Information Dover

District of Columbia: City:

Bureau of Land Management Washington

The George Washington University Washington

Marriott International Washington

United States Air Force CIO Office Washington

United States Department of the Army Staff's Chief Information Officer Washington

Georgia: City:

Aflac Columbus

CompuCredit Atlanta

Fulton County Georgia Government Atlanta

ING Insurance, Americas Atlanta

Southern Company Atlanta