Computerworld Integrates Print, Web in New ‘In Depth’ Series

FRAMINGHAM, MA – JULY 9, 2001 – IDG’s Computerworld, an information services company for the IT leader community, today announced the availability of "In Depth," a unique editorial offering that takes advantage of the dynamic capabilities of the Web. Focused on a single technology topic each month, the "In Depth" series is a collaborative print and online package of stories, charts, graphs, columns, case studies, research materials, profiles, and other content.


This integrated package of compelling information makes its debut with a cover story kickoff and a series of articles about IT security in the July 9, 2001 issue of Computerworld. Every month, a single issue of the publication will devote its entire business and technology feature sections to a thorough exploration of the chosen topic, selected for its timeliness and relevance to the challenges faced by today’s IT leaders. Simultaneously, that new topic will be introduced online as its own dynamic center of continuously updated resources for IT.

Located online at, this ongoing series will provide additional, exclusive content mapped to specific topics covered in the print publication. The online portion may include additional stories, Q&A interviews with industry experts, opinion columns, ROI measurement templates, community forums, QuickPolls, and resource links to other sites. Both online and offline, each "In Depth" will include multiple cross-references to the material in the other medium.

"We know how rapidly and dynamically the information needs of IT professionals can change, so the ability to continually update the online portion of our ‘In Depth’ centers will keep the content very useful to our readers," said Maryfran Johnson, editor in chief of Computerworld. "By more deeply integrating our print and online coverage, we can provide the best of both media: the portability of print and the searchability and immediacy of online."

These online knowledge centers will continue to grow with additional postings and updated content devoted specifically to one topic and supplied by Computerworld’s editors or partners. As Computerworld’s print content changes each week to cover news, trends and other industry happenings, the print content specific to that topic will be archived online and available by accessing "In Depth."

About Computerworld

Based in Framingham, Mass., Computerworld, Inc. is a complete information services company for the IT Leader community, providing print and online publications, books, conferences and research services. The company’s flagship weekly newspaper for IT Leaders has been recognized numerous times by Folio: Magazine and the Computer Press Association as the best computer newspaper. With a circulation of 250,000, Computerworld has a total audience of 935,200, according to IntelliQuest CIMS v.7.0. News and resources for the IT Leader community are available at

Computerworld is a business unit of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and 4,000 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 270 targeted Web sites in 70 countries.

IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 50 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at