April 24, 2001, 1:37 PM — IDG's Computerworld, an information services company for the IT leader community, today announced new online Resource Centers. These new offerings provide the quickest, most efficient way for business and IT executives to research topic-specific IT news and analysis. Resource Centers offer a single location to access the award-winning editorial content of Computerworld, the newspaper for IT leaders, along with links to additional online tools and resources. Each of the 14 Resource Centers targets a specific IT topic, such as ASPs/outsourcing, data management, security, and storage.
"Today's IT decision-makers are struggling to find value-added resources to assist in developing strategies, making purchasing decisions, and delivering return on investment," said Alan Guibord, president, CEO and publisher of Computerworld. "Our online Resource Centers deliver the speed, utility and quality of data needed to meet this demand -- with easy-to-access information and tools focused on the hottest technology topics. In addition to news and analysis, each Resource Center offers discussion areas to share ideas and advice with peers and experts."
"Resource Centers represent the future of content sites on the Web," said Maryfran Johnson, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Our Resource Centers offer conveniently packaged content for time-pressed executives who require immediate access to in-depth information and analysis regarding a particular IT topic."
Computerworld Resource Center Unique Features
News and Analysis. Computerworld's Resource Centers provide a "lens" through which visitors can view Computerworld's award-winning content on specific technology topics.
IT Reports. The Resource Centers provide comprehensive research, white papers and analysis from industry vendors and leading market research firms. In combination with Computerworld's extensive news coverage and content archives, IT Reports extend online research options to the broadest possible IT resources found on the Web.
Training Locator. This provides Resource Center users with access to courses and events, easy online registration, and seamless account tracking.
Computerworld's Books for IT Leaders. By partnering with Computing McGraw-Hill, the New York-based division of The McGraw-Hill Companies that specializes in information technology books, Computerworld offers a search box on each Resource Center to allow access to books on that particular subject.
RFP Center. Each Resource Center offers a tightly integrated directory and RFP engine to efficiently connect buyers and providers of e-Business services.