MITRE Receives CIO 100 Award from CIO Magazine
BEDFORD, Mass., June 2, 2014—IDG's CIO Magazine announced The MITRE Corporation as a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100. The 27th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).
MITRE was recognized for its Knowledge-Driven Enterprise (KDE) initiative, which provides a newly integrated knowledge infrastructure and tools to support the corporation's redesigned work program management business process.
"We are honored to be acknowledged as an IT leader among such distinguished companies," said MITRE Vice President and Chief Information Officer Joel Jacobs. "With KDE we achieved greater consistency and integration in our engineering operations across all of our federally funded research and development centers. I'm proud of the team members involved for their efforts to redefine and enhance our knowledge processes and information architecture."
Other key KDE objectives included:
- Enhancing senior-level customer stakeholder engagement to better understand strategic needs
- Producing a strategic needs plan for each customer portfolio with clear outcomes and milestones, aligning and mapping projects to portfolio outcomes
- Developing a more systematic, robust way to identify expertise needs and availability to improve project staffing
- Executing a workflow system to enhance the quality and accessibility of deliverables.
Executives from the winning companies will be recognized at the CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony, to be held Aug. 19.
"For 27 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honored the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & Events. "Our 2014 winners are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."
About The MITRE Corporation
The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization that operates research and development centers sponsored by the federal government. Learn more about MITRE.
About the CIO 100
The recipients of this year's CIO 100 award were selected through a three-step process. First, companies filled out an online application form detailing their innovative IT and business initiatives. Next, a team of judges reviewed the applications in depth, looking for unique practices and substantial results. Finally, CIO editors reviewed the judges' recommendations and voted on the final 100. Complete coverage of the 2014 CIO 100 awards will be online at http://www.cio100.com on August 1, 2014, and in the August 1st issue of CIO Magazine.