FRAMINGHAM, MASS.—June 21, 2011—IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program, honoring visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change, announces the 2011 21st Century Achievement Award winners— one honoree in each of the eleven categories—singled out for special recognition by the Program Judges to be the very best among the 262 Laureates.
“This awards program recognizes the continual and enormous contributions being made by technology for the betterment of society today,” said John Amato, Publisher, Computerworld. “All of this year’s honorees truly embody the Program’s mission ‘A Search for New Heroes.’ To be able to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of the people and organizations behind the technology is something that Computerworld is proud, and humbled, to be a part of.”
More information, including the complete list of 2011 Computerworld Honors Laureates, the 55 21st Century Award finalists, and the 11 21st Century Award Winners is available at the Computerworld Honors website here: 21st Century Achievement Award Winners.
The case study on Net Literacy’s Digital Literacy best practices site can be viewed by downloading the PDF at the link HERE.
“Net Literacy is a team,” said Founder Daniel Kent who accepted the award in behalf of Net Literacy, “and together we are making a difference in our state, our country, and around the world. Through the innovative use of technology, sometimes seemingly complex problems, such as the sustainability of international digital inclusion and digital literacy efforts, can be solved in a cost effectively and efficient manner.”
About Computerworld Honors Program
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, The Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change. Additional information about the program and a Global Archive of past Laureate case studies and oral histories of Leadership Award recipients can be found at the Computerworld Honors website (http://events.computerworld.com/Honors2011).