1105 Media and MediaBrains Expand Partnership with Sixth BtoB Directory

NAPLES, Fla., August 24, 2015 -- MediaBrains Inc. (www.mediabrains.com), the leading online business advertising network, today announced that it has expanded its relationship with 1105 Media, Inc. (www.1105media.com), to include a sixth online business directory for 1105 Media's, GovSec, brought to you by Security Products.

The GovSec Vendor Directory joins five other online directories from the 1105 Media family in the MediaBrains Network: The Data Warehousing Institute Online Product Directory, Environmental Protection Industry Directory, Water & Wastewater Industry Directory, Security Today Online Buyers Guide and Occupational Health & Safety Online Buyers Guide. The digital directory reaches GovSec's audience of 45,000* military, government, security, facility, and information technology officers, directors, managers and purchasing personnel.

"I am pleased to expand our long-term partnership to include the GovSec Vendor Directory and look forward to future opportunities to increase our reach through our affiliation with the MediaBrains Network," commented Kevin O'Grady, President & Group Publisher of 1105 Media's Security, Safety, Health & Facilities Group.

The business directory on security-today.com offers GovSec readers a fully searchable resource that streamlines the decision making and purchasing process, bringing new opportunities for security industry manufacturers and service providers to connect with key decision makers and drive relevant traffic to their website. Companies interested in gaining exposure through the business advertising network should contact MediaBrains at (866) 627-2467 or Sales@MediaBrains.com.

*Media Owner's Own Data

About 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety, and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span marketing services; print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars, conferences, and trade shows; training courseware; web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States. https://1105media.com

About MediaBrains
The MediaBrains BtoB advertising network connects manufacturers and service providers with business professionals through partnerships with leading trade publishers. MediaBrains helps marketing professionals to engage targeted buyers and promote their brand across industry-recognized trade publications in 22 vertical markets across more than 125 industry-focused websites. Publishers in the network generate incremental revenue while providing readers with an efficient, effective directory and buyers guide platform.

Media Inquiries:
Susan May
Group Marketing Director, 1105 Media
Security, Safety, and Health Group
14901 Quorum Drive, Suite 425
Dallas, TX 75254
smay@1105media.com
972.687.6744

Susan Bagnall
Marketing Manager, MediaBrains
9015 Strada Stell Court, Suite 203
Naples, FL 34109
susan.bagnall@mediabrains.com
239.594.3227

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the 05 Group

1105 Media Launches New Marketing Services Division: The 05 Group

(VIENNA, VA., August 19, 2015) -- 1105 Media, Inc. announced today the launch of their new Marketing Services division: The 05 Group. The new business unit is comprised of award-winning writers, designers, event planners, project managers and developers who provide clients with top-level products and services to help them meet their marketing needs and business goals.

"The 05 Group is one of many significant initiatives we have ongoing as we work to transform 1105 into a more robust technology and media services company," said Rajeev Kapur, Chief Executive Officer at 1105 Media. "It’s exciting to see such a talented group of staff members come together and make our Marketing Services division a reality."

The 05 Group services include Content Creation, Event Management, Design Services, Research, Branding and more.

"Our individual brands have been delivering marketing services to our clients for years," said Henry Allain, Chief Operating Officer at 1105 Media. "The increased industry demand for more customized content, marketing and event programs has prompted us to consolidate those services into one client-focused marketing services division, The 05 Group."

For over two decades, 1105 has served the Technology, Government, Education, Healthcare and Security industries. FCW, TDWI, Redmond, THE Journal, Visual Studio Live! and Security Products are just six of the 35+ multi-platform media and event brands 1105 offers.

"The 05 Group team works closely with our clients to deliver effective marketing materials, successful events and impactful designs," said Allain. "Our consultative process, experienced staff and industry expertise make The 05 Group rise above the competition. Clients come to us because they know and trust our team to deliver them the best results possible."

Current and past clients for 1105 Media include Adobe, Cisco, Dell, FireEye, Honeywell, IBM, Nuance, and Microsoft.

More information on The 05 Group can be found at https://the05group.com.

About 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety, and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span marketing services; print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars, conferences, and trade shows; training courseware; web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States. https://1105media.com

Media Inquiries:
Emily Jacobs
ejacobs@1105media.com
703.876.5052

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2015 GCN Award Winners Announced

Innovation on display in a wide range of government IT projects

(Vienna, VA, August 17, 2014)— GCN is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 GCN Awards. Ten winning projects and five honorable mentions are being recognized for outstanding teamwork and innovative IT achievement in the past year.

"Our judges picked projects from across federal, state and local government agencies," said GCN Senior Editor Paul McCloskey, "Their choices highlight government's sophisticated uses of cloud-based tools and services, mobile networks and data analytics to build innovative projects in support of critical mission—everything from an app that helps junior Navy officers learn the ropes to an analytics solution that helps curb the exploitation of children. The mix of teamwork and technology in these projects shows just how much innovation and creativity can be found in the government IT community,"

The 2015 GCN Award Winners:

Biomedical Research Informatics Computing System
National Institutes of Health

LA County Child Care Fraud Detection Solution
Los Angeles County, California

eDIVO Mobile App
Department of the Navy 

FBI Next Generation Identification System
Department of Homeland Security

Fiscal Note Agency Response System
State of Utah

Global Combat Support System
Department of the Army

National Child Victim Identification Program
Department of Homeland Security

Non-Emergency Contact Center
City of Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Treasury Transformation Project
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Swipe to Donate Life Program
Ohio Department of Public Safety

 

The following projects were awarded 2015 Honorable Mentions for IT achievement:

Communications Facility for Southwest Asia Theater
Department of the Army

En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) Platform
Federal Aviation Administration

Next Generation Network & Security Program
Fairfax County, Virginia

Purchase Card Analytics Program
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS

Web Modernization and Open Data Project
New Jersey Department of Health

The winners will be profiled in the October issue of GCN and on GCN.com. They also will be honored at the GCN Awards Gala on Wednesday, October 14th, at the Ritz-Carlton in Tyson's Corner, VA. Now in its 28th year, the GCN Awards Gala is one of the public sector IT community's most anticipated and prestigious events.

For more information about this year's winners and honorable mentions, please visit gcn.com/awards2015.

For more information on GCN Gala sponsorship opportunities please visit gcn.com/gala.

About GCN
GCN covers the technology, tools and tactics that make innovative IT possible in the public sector. It's editorial mission is to deliver technology assessments, recommendations and case studies to support the public sector IT managers who are responsible for the specification, evaluation and selection of technology solutions. GCN is the only media brand that serves the full scope of technology decision makers in the federal, state & local and education markets (FED/SLED). www.gcn.com.

Media Inquiries:
Emily Jacobs
ejacobs@1105media.com
703.876.5052

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1105 Announces Second Event in the Federal IT Acquisition Summit Series

(VIENNA, VA., July 23, 2015) -- 1105 Public Sector Media Group (PSMG) is hosting the second event in the Federal IT Acquisition Summit series on October 20, 2015 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. The summit will feature multiple contract vehicles including Army ITES-3S and ADMC-3, GSA Alliant (including an Alliant 2 update), NASA SEWP V and NIH CIO-CS.

This full-day event will provide government professionals and decision makers with contract-specific training opportunities and insight into key issues that are reshaping the federal acquisition environment.

"Due to the overwhelming response to the Federal IT Acquisition Summit held in June, 1105 PSMG is pleased to produce an even larger version of this event in the fall," said Carmel McDonagh, Chief Marketing Officer at 1105 PSMG. "We are offering multiple agencies the opportunity to provide training and information on their contract vehicles to a federal IT audience. This summit is part of our commitment to provide the federal IT acquisition community with information and training they can use to deliver more effective and efficient solutions to their agencies and customers."

Speakers for the event include Program Managers and Directors from Army ITES-3 and ADMC-3, GSA Alliant, NASA SEWP V and NIH CIO-CS. They will address topics such as Everything- As-A-Service, Information Security & Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation plus Delegation of Procurement Authority with a focus on smarter acquisition processes. Speakers will also offer insights on Alliant Small Business, 8(a) STARSII and VETS.

Sponsorships for this event are available as industry attendance is limited.

All Government and Military personal attend for free.

Please visit http://FCW.com/FIAS for more information.

About 1105 Public Sector Media Group
1105 Public Sector Media Group, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides information, insight and analysis to the Government IT and Education IT (FED/SLED) sectors. Our content platforms include print, digital, online, events and a broad spectrum of marketing services. http://1105publicsector.com

Contact:
Emily Jacobs
703.876.5052
ejacobs@1105media.com

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Martin Named Finalist in min's Sales Executive of the Year Awards

Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 24, 2015 -- 1105 Media, Inc. is pleased to announce that 1105 Public Sector Media Group's (PSMG) Media Consultant, Mary Martin, has been named a finalist for min's 2015 Salesperson of the Year Award.

min's Sales Executive of the Year awards program provides magazine-media professionals the opportunity to showcase their best communications initiatives and salute outstanding performance by individuals. Martin, among other finalists for Salespersons of the Year, has been selected for outstanding media sales performance.

Martin is responsible for media sales for 1105 PSMG in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia regions. She holds many accounts exclusive to 1105 due to her clients' trust in her decision making and consultative skills. Her consultative approach allows her to custom-build programs that position her clients with exceptional visibility through long-term content marketing strategies.

"Mary is the consummate professional and very deserving of this recognition from min," said Dan LaBianca, Chief Revenue Officer at 1105 Public Sector Media Group. "She is highly attuned to her clients' needs and wants and is constantly striving to provide the product or service that will deliver them the best quality results. In the end, Mary out-works and out-thinks the competition on a daily basis. There is no higher compliment I can give her."

"Mary really goes above and beyond run-of-the-mill account management," said Kim Hower, Senior Field Marketing Manager -- Federal, at Nutanix. "Marketing in the public sector IT space is extremely competitive, and she always approaches every challenge, requirement and opportunity as if she's one of our team. That gives us a lot of confidence that she has our best interests at heart, and the result of our investments show that."

"I'm fortunate to represent 1105 Public Sector Media Group's properties, where a lot of smart people are doing innovative things," said Martin. "I'm even luckier and grateful to work with an extremely loyal customer base. I'm honored to be included among this esteemed group of finalists."

Martin and her fellow finalists will be honored at min's annual Sales Executive of the Year program breakfast on September 22, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

About 1105 Public Sector Media Group
1105 Public Sector Media Group, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides information, insight and analysis to the Government IT and Education IT (FED/SLED) sectors. Our content platforms include print, digital, online, events and a broad spectrum of marketing services. http://1105publicsector.com

About 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span print and online magazines, journals and newsletters; seminars, conferences and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, Calif., with offices throughout the United States. http://1105media.com

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TDWI Announces 2015 Best Practices Award Winners

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 17, 2015 -- TDWI, the premier source for in-depth education and research on all things data, is pleased to announce the 2015 winners of its annual Best Practices Awards.

TDWI's Best Practices Awards identifies and honors companies that demonstrate excellence and innovation in developing, deploying, and maintaining BI, DW, and related data management (DM) applications. All nominated solutions were evaluated on business impact, maturity, innovation, and relevance in their field.

"TDWI is honored to acknowledge this year's winners. They exemplify visionary innovation, dedication, and commitment to excellence in their respective industries," said Steven Crofts, president of TDWI. "These awards showcase the depth and breadth of agile strategies, implementations, and technologies that both address old challenges and promote new solutions."

The Best Practices Awards winners will be recognized at the TDWI Conference in San Diego, which takes place September 20–25, 2015, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

Representatives from each company, along with their solution sponsors, if applicable, will receive awards during the ceremony.

Following are the 2015 TDWI Best Practices Awards winners:

Analytics:

  • Quicken Loans

BI on a Limited Budget:

  • Firmex (co-winner)
  • Wells Fargo (co-winner)

Big Data Technologies:

  • TTNET A.S. (co-winner)
  • Verizon (co-winner)
  • Solution Sponsor: Teradata Corporation

Emerging Technologies and Methods:

  • The Guardian Newspaper

Enterprise BI:

  • VMware Inc.

Enterprise Data Management Strategies:

  • VPBank, Vietnam

Enterprise Data Warehousing:

  • SquareTwo Financial

Government and Non-Profit:

  • University of Washington

Performance Management:

  • USAA

Right-Time BI and Analytics:

  • Uninor (Telewings Communications Services Pvt Ltd)
  • Solution Sponsor: Teradata Corporation

No winner was selected in the Organizational Structures category.

For more information about TDWI's Best Practices Awards program, visit tdwi.org/bpawards.

About TDWI
For 20 years, TDWI has provided individuals and teams with a comprehensive portfolio of business and technical education and research about all things data. The in-depth, best-practices-based knowledge TDWI offers can be quickly applied to develop world-class talent across your organization's business and IT functions to enhance analytical, data-driven decision making and performance. TDWI advances the art and science of realizing business value from data by providing an objective forum where industry experts, solution providers, and practitioners can explore and enhance data competencies, practices, and technologies. TDWI presents five major conferences as well as topical seminars, onsite education, membership, certification, live Webinars, resourceful publications, industry news, and in-depth research. See tdwi.org or follow us on Twitter @TDWI.

About 1105 Media
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety, and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span print and online magazines, journals and newsletters; seminars, conferences, and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, Calif., with offices throughout the United States.

 

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MediaBrains and 1105 Media Launch New Pre-Show Marketing Tool for WEFTEC

NAPLES, Fla., (July 1, 2015) -- 1105 Media, one of the country's leading providers of integrated business-to-business information and media, and MediaBrains Inc., the leading online business advertising network, today announced the premiere of a new trade show marketing tool, Water & Wastewater Exhibitor Spotlight for WEFTEC.

The mobile-optimized Water & Wastewater Exhibitor Spotlight for WEFTEC showcases elite companies in the water quality industry, maximizing pre-show exposure for exhibitors. Heavily promoted through Web and e-promotions, exhibitors featured in the Spotlight promote their brand, products and presence at WEFTEC to show attendees as well as the extensive Environmental Protection and Water & Wastewater News audiences.

"MediaBrains consistently brings new partnership opportunities to 1105 Media," commented Kevin O'Grady, President & Group Publisher of 1105 Media's Security, Safety, and Health Group. "The Water & Wastewater Exhibitor Spotlight for WEFTEC is proving to be another channel that allows us to secure additional advertising to reach our highly specialized audiences."

Visitors to WWNSpotlight.com can find exhibitors by industry category or company name and view exhibitors' Spotlight page, including contact phone number, website link and booth information. Exhibitor profile pages also provide opportunities for attendees to preview products, locate booth numbers, watch video demonstrations and set appointments with exhibitors in advance of the show.

Suzanne Zapfel, President of MediaBrains observed, "Developing long-term relationships with business-to-business media publishers is the cornerstone of the MediaBrains business model. It is through our ongoing alliance with 1105 Media that the Exhibitor Spotlight for WEFTEC is such a resounding success."

About 1105 Media
1105 Media, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety, and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars, conferences, and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, Calif., with offices throughout the United States.

About MediaBrains
The MediaBrains BtoB advertising network connects manufacturers and service providers with business professionals through partnerships with leading trade publishers. MediaBrains helps marketing professionals to engage targeted buyers and promote their brand across industry-recognized trade publications in 22 vertical markets across more than 120 industry-focused Web sites. Publishers in the network generate incremental revenue while providing readers with an efficient, effective directory and buyers guide platform.

Media Inquiries:


Susan Bagnall
Marketing Manager, MediaBrains
9015 Strada Stell Court, Suite 203
Naples, FL 34109
susan.bagnall@mediabrains.com
(239) 594-3227

Susan May
Group Marketing Director, 1105 Media
Security, Safety, Health & Facilities Group
14901 Quorum Drive, Suite 425
Dallas, TX 75254
smay@1105media.com
(972) 687-6744

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1105 Media Launches 1105 Enterprise Computing Group Sales Web Site

(VIENNA, VA., June 15, 2015) -- 1105 Media, Inc.'s Enterprise Computing Group (ECG) today announced a new client-focused Web site: http://1105ECG.com.

This Web site gives advertisers in the developer and IT professional space a holistic view of the Enterprise Computing Group's media and event brands, including Redmond, Virtualization Review, MSDN Magazine, Redmond Channel Partner, Visual Studio Live! and TechMentor Events.

"Our new 1105 ECG Web site provides our clients with a snapshot of each of our brands," said Dan LaBianca, chief revenue officer of 1105 Enterprise Computing Group. "It's a valuable tool that helps advertisers quickly learn the editorial missions and audience demographics of each brand and enables them to decide what magazines, Web sites or events would best serve their marketing objectives."

In addition to editorial missions and audience demographics, the site also includes overviews of the different marketing programs each brand offers, including print advertisements, Webcasts, lead generation programs and custom content marketing solutions.

"1105 Media's mission is to provide our clients with superior service and market leadership," said Henry Allain, chief operating officer of 1105 Media. "With the Enterprise Computing Group launching 1105ECG.com, they are taking the next step in realizing this mission by making the ECG brands more accessible and comparable, providing an outstanding user experience."

https://1105ECG.com joins http://1105PublicSector.com as the second client-focused Web site for 1105 Media.

About Enterprise Computing Group
1105 Enterprise Computing Group (ECG), a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides integrated B-to-B media solutions targeting the network and enterprise markets. It provides news, in-depth analysis, and hands-on information for IT executives, directors, managers, developers, administrators and channel partners. Flagship print properties include Redmond, Redmond Channel Partner, MSDN Magazine and Virtualization Review. Online properties include ADTmag.com, ESJ.com, MCPMag.com, MSDNmagazine.com, RCPmag.com, Redmondmag.com, VirtualizationReview.com, VisualStudioMagazine.com and AWSInsider.com. Events include TechMentor, Live! 360 and Visual Studio Live!. https://1105ECG.com

About 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety, and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars, conferences, and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, Calif., with offices throughout the United States. http://1105media.com

Contact:
Emily Jacobs
703.876.5052
ejacobs@1105media.com

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Campus Technology Announces 2015 Innovators Award Honorees

VIENNA, VA., June 9, 2015 -- Campus Technology has officially announced the recipients of its 2015 Innovators Awards. After a nomination process that brought in submissions from all over the world, 12 honorees were selected in five categories.

The Campus Technology Innovators Awards annually recognize the exemplary colleges and universities, along with their visionary project leadership and technology vendor partners, that have used technology in innovative ways to solve campus challenges.

"From out-of-the-box learning spaces and cutting-edge tech to unique apps and invaluable tools for teaching, learning and administration, these Innovators illustrate the many wonderful ways that technology can enhance higher education. Congratulations to all of this year's awardees," said Rhea Kelly, executive editor, Campus Technology.

The 2015 Campus Technology Innovators:

Administrative Systems

Wright State University

  • Project: Strategic Information and Business Intelligence
  • Project Lead: Sasanka Prabhala, executive director for strategic information and business intelligence
  • Vendors/technologies: IBM

IT Infrastructure and Systems

Austin Community College

  • Project: Highland Campus ACCelerator
  • Project Lead: Richard Rhodes, president
  • Vendors/technologies: Comtarsia, Dell, McGraw-Hill Education, Smart Technologies, VMware

Indiana University

  • Project: One.IU (OneCampus)
  • Project Lead: Eric Westfall, enterprise software architect
  • Vendors/technologies: Developed in-house, rSmart

Penn State University

  • Project: One Button Studio
  • Project Lead: Justin Miller, project manager
  • Vendors/technologies: Apple, Canon, Blackmagic Design, Griffin Technology, Indigo Domotics, Insteon, Reflecmedia

Student Systems and Services

Ball State University

  • Project: Ball State Achievements
  • Project Lead: Kay Bales, vice president for student affairs and dean of students
  • Vendors/technologies: Developed in-house

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

  • Project: Pre-registration Tutorial
  • Project Leads: Yona Jean-Pierre, director of faculty innovations in teaching and learning, and Melinda Parham, assistant dean for first-year students & academic initiatives
  • Vendors/technologies: Developed in-house

South Mountain Community College

  • Project: Learner Support System
  • Project Lead: Dawn Thacker, faculty
  • Vendors/technologies: Developed in-house

Teaching and Learning

University of Notre Dame

  • Project: E-Portfolios With Evidenced-Based Badges
  • Project Lead: G. Alex Ambrose, associate professor of the practice and associate director of e-portfolio assessment
  • Vendors/technologies: Credly, Digication

University of San Diego

  • Project: World Interactive Study Environment
  • Project Leads: Avi Badwal, senior director, ERP technologies, and Christopher Wessells, vice provost and CIO
  • Vendors/technologies: Developed in-house

Jackson State University

  • Project: CyberLearning@JSU
  • Project Lead: Robert Blaine, special assistant to the provost for CyberLearning
  • Vendors/technologies: Apple, Words and Numbers

Education Futurists

Ball State University

  • Project: The Traveler
  • Project Lead: Kyle Parker, senior software engineer for developing technologies
  • Vendors/technologies: Developed in-house

Georgia State University

  • Project: Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment (CURVE)
  • Project Lead: Bryan Sinclair, associate dean, University Library
  • Vendors/technologies: Apple, CineMassive Displays, Dell, Nvidia

This year's honorees will be recognized with a special feature in the July print issue of Campus Technology and at an awards ceremony at the Campus Technology 2015 conference at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, July 27-30. The winners will also receive in-depth coverage on the Campus Technology website.

For more information on the awards, visit the Campus Technology Innovators website: http://campustechnology.com/innovators.

About Campus Technology
Campus Technology is one of higher education's top information sources —delivering valuable information via a digital magazine, website, newsletters, webcasts and online tools. It's the go-to resource for campus professionals, providing in-depth coverage on the technologies and implementations influencing colleges and universities across the nation. We provide valuable how-to content, best practices, industry trends, expert advice and insightful articles to help administrators, campus executives, technologists and educators plan, develop and successfully launch effective IT initiatives. http://campustechnology.com

About 1105 Public Sector Media Group
1105 Public Sector Media Group, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides information, insight and analysis to the Government IT and Education IT (FED/SLED) sectors. Our content platforms include print, digital, online, events and a broad spectrum of marketing services. http://1105publicsector.com

Contact:
Emily Jacobs
703.876.5052
ejacobs@1105media.com

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Just Announced: 2015 Sylvia Charp Award for District Innovation in Technology

(VIENNA, VA., June 5, 2015)— THE Journal and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) are pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Sylvia Charp Award for District Innovation in Technology: Surrey School District, British Columbia, Canada.

Named for the founding editor of THE Journal, Sylvia Charp, this award recognizes a school system for exhibiting effectiveness and innovation in the application of technology. The award focuses on both the progressiveness of the new technology/idea and the widespread implementation of it for all students in the system.

Surrey School District was honored with the Sylvia Charp Award for focusing its technology planning on transformative learning with the student at the center. All of the district's technology decisions are made in the service of the needs of learners and educators with a commitment to ensuring that all students can learn on any device, anytime, anywhere.

"I'd like to congratulate Surrey School District, the first Canadian district to win the Sylvia Charp Award," said Christopher Piehler, Editor-in-Chief of THE Journal. "Surrey's entry rose to the top not because of any flashy hardware, but because of the planning and accountability that are baked into every tech initiative the district has launched. Surrey is truly an exemplary district, and I am delighted to help share its story with the education community."

Surrey School District is led by Superintendent Jordan Tinney, Ph.D.; Dan Turner, director of information management services; and Elisa Carlson, Ed.D., director of instruction. They will be recognized at the ISTE Conference & Expo, June 28-July 1 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

About THE Journal
THE Journal is the premier resource for K-12 senior-level district and school administrators, IT administration and instructional technologists who make decisions and influence technology purchases for their districts, schools and classrooms. http://thejournal.com

About ISTE®
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world. http://iste.org

About 1105 Public Sector Media Group
1105 Public Sector Media Group, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., provides information, insight and analysis to the Government IT and Education IT (FED/SLED) sectors. Our content platforms include print, digital, online, events and a broad spectrum of marketing services. 1105publicsector.com

Contact:
Emily Jacobs
703.876.5052
ejacobs@1105media.com

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