2012 InformationWeek 500 | 2012 InformationWeek 500 Conference
IT Rules Have Changed
Instead of just delivering tech support, the best IT organizations are using mobile, cloud, and analytics to deliver customer-facing tech.
Top Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Hospital System Embraces Analytics: BIDMC, the No. 1 company in the InformationWeek 500, gives more clinicians access to faster queries.
No. 2: Deere & Co.
Deere Tractors Go Wireless For Remote Troubleshooting: Deere & Co., the No. 2 company in the InformationWeek 500, adds remote diagnosis to farm and construction vehicles to build closer customer ties.
No. 3: Zynga Inc.
Zynga Takes Cloud And Customer Service In New Directions: Zynga, the No. 3 company in the InformationWeek 500, puts IT and customer service side by side.
No. 4: Vail Resorts Inc.
Vail App Links Skiers On The Mountains To Facebook: Vail, the No. 4 company in the InformationWeek 500, has created customer-facing apps that encourage social media posting.
No. 5: E. & J. Gallo Winery
How Gallo Brings Analytics Into The Winemaking Craft: E. & J. Gallo, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek 500, brings silos of data together for analysis and adds insights from social networks.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2012
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Business Value Innovators
These companies earn our IW 500 Business Innovation awards for projects in eight critical categories, from business analytics to revenue generation.
- Dow Chemical Moves Analytics Into Mainstream
- Lowe's Bets Big On Mobile
- UPS My Choice Service Empowers Package Recipients
- Amgen IT Sets High Bar For Clinical Trials
- Movado Refines Repair Process To Build Ties With Customers
- Flextronics App Gives Customers Peace Of Mind
- CUNA Mutual App Brings Loans To Phones
- Children's Medical Center Dallas Makes Social Networking Part Of The Treatment
Leading Companies In 12 Largest IW 500 Industries: Find out about some of the InformationWeek 500 companies that ranked high in this year's 12 largest industries.
Top 15 Government IT Innovators For 2012
From mobile apps to test beds on wheels, creative thinkers at government agencies are finding ways to better serve the public.
Top 10 Healthcare IT Innovators For 2012
Among 10 IT teams transforming parts of the U.S. healthcare system, you'll find important lessons in innovation and persistence.
The Data And Trends: Which states have the most IW 500 winners? Find out in our regional breakout, along with other key data points.
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