IDG’s InfoWorld Names the 100 Most Innovative Corporate IT Solutions for 2007 ; Annual Awards Honor Most Creative and Cutting-Edge Implementations of Enterprise Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – NOVEMBER 12, 2007 – IDG’s InfoWorld today announced the winners of its InfoWorld 100 Awards. The annual awards honor IT projects that demonstrate the most creative use of cutting-edge technologies to further their business goals. Nominations were submitted by InfoWorld readers, technology partners, and end-user companies in late-summer. To be considered, projects must stretch beyond the typical, off-the-shelf solution, and must use multiple technologies in innovative ways to serve well-defined business goals. Winners are formally announced on November 12(th) at InfoWorld.com.

“Whether ushering legacy systems into the agile era or revolutionizing how their companies leverage technology to meaningful ends, this year's winners are both inspiration and proof that striking a new path in IT can reap deep organizational rewards,” said InfoWorld Senior Editor Jason Snyder.

The 2007 InfoWorld 100 winners (listed alphabetically by category):

Aerospace

GeoEye

Agriculture

Monsanto Co.

Distribution

FedEx Services; Fleet Management; Team Transport; Transplace; UPS;

US Foodservice

Donation Services

Compassion International

Education

Denver Public Schools; Massachusetts Institute of Technology,

Information Services & Technology; Purdue University; Sam Houston

State University; Sinclair Community College

Engineering

Golder Associates

Financial Services

Bank of America; CAN; Capital One; Credit Suisse; E-Trade Financial;

Opal Future Technologies; Raymond James Financial; Scarborough

Building Society; Stonebridge Bank; SunTrust Bank; TransUnion

Government

City of Savannah, Ga., IT Dept.; Commonwealth Health Insurance

Connector Authority; Correos; Defense Contract Management Agency;

Gaston County Government; Georgia Aquarium; Internal Revenue

Service; Leon County, Fla.; National Institutes of Health; New York

City DoITT; North Carolina Department of Commerce; Pennsylvania

Office of Attorney General; State of Illinois, Department of Human

Services; U.S. Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information

Systems; U.S. Joint Forces Command

Health Care

CentraState Healthcare System; Children's Hospital (Omaha, Neb.);

FirstHealth of the Carolinas; MedicAlert; The Carilion Clinic; The

Schumacher Group; The Well Project; Virginia Tech Advanced Research

Institute