Computerworld Honors Enlists Keane President and CEO to Chairmen’s Committee

FRAMINGHAM, MA – APRIL 4, 2006 – Bob Carrigan, Chairman of the Computerworld Honors Program Chairmen's Committee and President of IDG Communications, has announced that Brian Keane, President and Chief Executive Officer, Keane, Inc. (NYSE:KEA), a leading business process and IT services firm, has joined its prestigious Chairmen's Committee.

Comprised of an elite group of top technology executives, the committee strives to recognize IT companies that have leveraged technology through the betterment of society.

"Brian Keane and other members of the Chairmen's Committee are chosen for their unmatched awareness of how technology can be implemented to achieve the organization's greater goals," said Carrigan. "Keane and his peers will be fundamental in helping to recognize those individuals that truly embody the spirit of the program."

The Computerworld Honors Program ( unites Chairmen and CEOs of the world's foremost information technology companies to recognize the most outstanding user achievements in technology each year. The process culminates with an awards ceremony, which will take place on June 5, 2006, in Washington, D.C., with a guest list that represents a who's who in IT. The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives and in over 250 universities, museums and research institutions throughout the world.

"Every company, every leader in the global business community can learn from and be inspired by the organizations that are recognized by the Computerworld Honors Program each year," said Brian Keane, President and CEO of Keane, Inc. "This year honorees are sure to set new standards for technology innovation and societal impact. Keane is proud and excited to be part of this important program."

As members of the Committee, Keane and his peers will help to identify the organizations whose use of information technology has been especially noteworthy for the originality of its conception, the breadth of its vision and the significance of its benefit to society.

About Keane

In business since 1965, Keane, Inc. (NYSE:KEA) is a leading business process and IT services firm. Keane delivers Application and Business Process Services to help clients transform their business and IT operations to achieve demonstrable, measurable and sustainable business benefit. As a trusted advisor and partner for its clients, Keane solves real business issues through the development and implementation of cost-effective, change-oriented, industry-specific solutions.

Specifically, Keane delivers highly synergistic Application and Business Process Services, including Application Outsourcing, Application Development and Integration, Strategic Staffing, and Testing, as well as Business Process Improvement and Business Process Outsourcing. Keane believes that business and IT improvements are best realized by streamlining and optimizing business and IT processes, implementing rigorous management disciplines and fostering a culture of accountability through meaningful performance metrics. Keane, based in Boston, Mass., delivers its services through an integrated network of regional offices in the United States, Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom and via SEI CMMI Level 5 evaluated Advanced Development Centers (ADCs) in Canada and India. Information on Keane is available on the Internet at

About the Computerworld Honors Program

Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, the Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. In its 18th year, Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to benefit society.

Each year, the program's Chairmen's Committee, a group of 100 Chairmen/CEOs of global technology companies, nominates individuals and organizations around the world whose visionary application of information technology promotes positive social and economic progress. Nominations are evaluated by an independent board of CIO-level judges who select laureates, finalists and award winners, in 10 industry-related categories, to be honored at a Laureate Medal Ceremony. This year's ceremony and accompanying Gala Awards Program will take place on June 5, 2006, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives and in over 250 universities, museums and research institutions throughout the world. Additional information about the program and a Global Archive of past laureate case studies and oral histories can be found at the Computerworld Honors website: