Computerworld Wins 10 Awards for Business Coverage

FRAMINGHAM, MA – JUNE 5, 2001 — Excellence in editorial coverage and design earned IDG’s Computerworld 10 awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) Eastern regional division, the publication announced today. Computerworld, an information services company for the IT leader community, was honored for its opinion columnists and its coverage across a broad range of topics, including Microsoft’s antitrust trial, IT careers, emerging companies and new technologies.


For 23 years, ASBPE’s annual awards competition has recognized the hard work and commitment to excellence by business, trade, professional and association publication editors and editorial designers. As an editors-only organization, the ASBPE provides true peer-to-peer recognition, an acknowledgement from colleagues that the work is the best in the profession.

"Our writers and editors, along with the entire staff at Computerworld, are under great pressure to deliver quality coverage for the IT community both online and in print," said Maryfran Johnson, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Receiving 10 ASBPE awards is not only an honor for our staff but a real testament to Computerworld’s longtime strengths in understanding and responding to the challenges IT professionals face. We have a strong line-up of columnists, reporters, designers, feature editors, and special supplements, as well as a great copy desk that puts it all together."

Honors were bestowed upon ASBPE Eastern regional award recipients at a ceremony held on June 1, 2001 in Arlington, Va. Computerworld received the following awards:


Category: Graphics, Front Cover, News Tabloid

"The Great Divide [Microsoft antitrust]," Mitchell Hayes, June 12

Category: Best Column, Contributed

Joe Auer, "A Strategy for the Right Service Levels," October 2; "Who Gets the Risk? Who Ducks it?," June 26

Category: Regular Column

Bricks & Clicks by Kevin Fogarty, "The Banality of Failure," July 10; "E-retailing Still Stinks," October 9

Category: Feature Series

"100 Best Places to Work in IT," June 5, 12, 19, 26

David Weldon, Kim Nash, Kathleen Melymuka, Matt Hamblen, Lee Copeland, Erik Sherman, Joanie Wexler, and Chrtistine Willard


Category: Special Supplement

"Emerging Companies 2001," November 13

Editors: Ellen Fanning, Robert Mitchell, and Melissa Solomon; Writers: Pimm Fox, Julia King, Mark Hall, Kathleen Melymuka, Russell Kay, Deborah Radcliff, Frank Hayes, and Steve Alexander

Category: Feature Series

"ERP Payoffs," Julekha Dash, February 7;

"ERP With Attitude," Erik Sherman, February 14;

"ERP Promised Lands," Christine Willard, February 21


Category: Special Supplement

"Premier 100 IT Leaders," May 8

Category: Regular Department, Technology / Future Watch

"The Robots are Coming!" Gary Anthes, May 22;

"Undercover Agents," Steve Ulfelder, June 5;

"Building a Better Laser," Mathew Schwartz, May 29

Category: Graphics, Opening Page or Spread

"Rising in Riches [Salary Survey]," Stephanie Faucher, September 4

Category: Graphics, Front Cover, News Tabloid

"Stellar Start-ups," Julie D’Errico, November 13

Computerworld has also been nominated for seven national awards from the ASBPE. National award recipients will be announced on June 21, 2001.

Based on 34 years of industry-respected editorial and news analysis, Computerworld delivers, in print and online, information for managing the problems and issues IT professionals face daily. With real time peer-to-peer executive forums such as Executive Suite ( and market-driven editorial such as ROI magazine, Computerworld offers sound technology advice and guidance for today’s challenging business environment.

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


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