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UBM Tech's InformationWeek Business Technology Network Wins Big at Min Editorial and Design Awards with Eight Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech's InformationWeek Business Technology Network was honored with a total of eight prestigious Min Editorial and Design Awards today.  The award competition celebrates and recognizes excellence in editorial content and design.  The recognition for InformationWeek, Advanced Trading, BYTE, Insurance & Technology and Network Computing amplify each brand's expertise and creativity in storytelling, news reporting, content packaging, and overall thought leadership.

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"We're humbled by the eight awards we received for the InformationWeek family of products.  It is unprecedented in our history and is a testament to the unbelievably hard work that our entire editorial team puts into understanding the needs of our readers, the notion of story idea creation, and the craft the editorial team puts into the final product," said Fritz Nelson, SVP and Editorial Director of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network. "We are honored every day by the readers who keep coming back to our sites, events and magazines, but this third party recognition is validation of our commitment to excellence. I'm thrilled for our entire team."

InformationWeek Business Technology Network's eight editorial and design excellence awards in the B2B category include:  

  • Single Article InformationWeek for "GM's U-Turn," an exclusive story on GM's plans to reverse its dependence on IT outsourcing and hire thousands of IT professionals
  • Editorial Series InformationWeek for "Does the Cloud Pay Off?," an in-depth analytical series on cloud computing services
  • Cover Illustration – InformationWeek for "From CRM to Social," a compelling illustration on InformationWeek Magazine's February 27 print cover setting up a story on the challenges of integrating customer relationship management and social networking systems
  • Special Section/Microsite Advanced Trading for "Take a Tour of Bloomberg Tradebook's Trading Floor in Manhattan," an image-driven tour of the financial company's trading floor
  • Single Article Advanced Trading for "What Went Wrong with J.P. Morgan's $2 Billion Hedge?," a breakdown of what went wrong with the global financial institution's massive hedging loss
  • Online Column BYTE for "Why I Don't Have a Facebook Page," a column by Bob Guccione Jr. on why he values his privacy enough not to be on Facebook
  • Opinion/Commentary Insurance & Technology for "Why Is IT So Hard?," an honest look at why IT doesn't have to be as difficult as it often is
  • Slideshow Network Computing for "A Brief Introduction to OpenFlow," introducing IT architects to the next-generation OpenFlow open networking standard 

Also recognized with honorable mentions from Min:

A full listing of Min's 2012 Editorial and Design Award winners can be found on Min's website.

About UBM Tech

UBM Tech is a global media business that provides information, events, training, data services, and marketing solutions for the technology industry.  Its media brands and information services inform and inspire decision makers across the entire technology market— engineers and design professionals, software and game developers, solutions providers and integrators, networking and communications executives, and business technology professionals.  UBM Tech's industry-leading media brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's information products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers.  UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

Contact:  Winnie Ng, VP of Marketing, InformationWeek Business Technology Network; winnie.ng@ubm.com

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