Computerworld Names Recipients of Its “Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless” Awards Program

FRAMINGHAM, MA – MAY 24, 2007 – Computerworld, the "Voice of IT Management," announced last night the recipients of its "Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless" Awards Program at Computerworld's annual Mobile & Wireless World Conference (MWW). The awards were presented during a Gala Evening marking the conclusion of MWW, held this week at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando.

Computerworld's "Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless" Awards Program identifies and acknowledges excellence among users of mobile and wireless technology. Honorees of Computerworld's "Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless" Awards Program were selected from entries in four categories, with one Honoree per category. Judges from a variety of organizations including Northrop Grumman, Landstar System, National Reconnaissance Office, and IDC evaluated the entries.

The Honorees for Computerworld's 2007 "Best Practices in Mobile & Wireless" Awards Program are:

Business Evolution through Mobilizing Field Workers:

San Diego Police Department, San Diego, Calif.

Deploying Wireless Mobility in the Enterprise:

General Motors, Detroit, Mich.

Innovation and Promise:

Providence Public Security Communications Department, Providence, R.I.

Maximizing Wireless Security to Prevent Intrusion:

The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

"This year's Honorees represent a variety of organizations, all of which have unlocked the true value of mobile and wireless technology and its strategic importance to their businesses and the future of the IT enterprise," said Ron Milton, executive vice president, Computerworld. "The Honorees have demonstrated continued excellence in the use of mobile and wireless deployment in the enterprise and have overcome extraordinary business challenges."

"I'm grateful that our team is recognized for all the hard work we've been putting in to our projects," said Greg Haroian, public safety IT officer for Providence Public Safety Department. "This award recognizes Providence is at the forefront of wireless technology, and it feels rewarding that we are recognized for that."

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