Top 100 IT projects of 2005

Look no further than the 2005 InfoWorld 100 Awards for proof that smart, successful IT projects abound

The InfoWorld 100 Awards celebrate enterprise IT projects that have made the best use of technology to meet business goals. Entries were judged on innovation and project complexity, as well as stumbling blocks that were overcome to achieve success.

COMPUTING

CACI International 

Contract procurement process ClearNova 

Information management system

Electronic Data Systems 

Bomb Arson Tracking System

Microsoft 

Back-office apps; developer tools

NetEx 

E-mail migration project

PowerVision 

Database configuration and communications synchronization

Sanrad 

iSCSI-based IP SAN solution

Sestus Data 

PhishCops Website Authentication Process

DISTRIBUTION/SUPPLY CHAIN

Horizon Services Group 

Shipment management solution EDUCATION

Brooklyn Public Library 

Access Brooklyn Card information system Broward County Public Schools 

Virtual Counselor information system

Platform Learning 

Database overhaul; BPM implementation

Prairie View A&M University 

WAN optimization and wireless project

School District of Philadelphia 

Networking and communications project

FINANCIAL SERVICES

American Express 

Investment Optimization 2.0 financial management solution AmSouth 

Knowledge management system

Bowne & Co.  

XBLR-based SEC-filing solution

Coldwell Banker Elite 

IT infrastructure upgrade

Enigmatec 

Business continuity and execution management system

ETrade 

Digital Security ID solution

FINANCIAL SERVICES, CONT.

First New England Mortgage 
CRM integration and customization

GMAC Commercial Holding 
iDeal document management solution

H&R Block Financial Advisors 
Web services-based client acquisition system

Lehman Brothers 
Total Access Control provisioning and identity management system

MoneyGram 
Storage virtualiztion project

North Shore Credit Union 
Business processes optimization

PHH Mortgage 
MyChoice loan application/platform

Philadelphia Stock Exchange 
State-of-the-art trading system

Prudential Financial 
Plan Accounting Strategy (business systems management solution)

U.S. Bank 
SOA initiative

GOVERNMENT
City of Seattle Justice Information System 
SOA initiative

Internal Revenue Service 
Electronic filing optimization

NOAA Undersea Research Center 
Wireless solution

Suffolk County Clerk's Office 
Enterprise content management solution

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries 
Document management system

HEALTH CARE
Brigham and Women's Hospital 
Mobile Electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR)

Canyonlands Community Health Care 
Electronic medical records system

Community Health Network 
Private optical network; network infrastructure

Covenant Health 
Server/storage virtualization

Eclipsys 
Mobile electronic medical records system

HEALTH CARE, CONT.

Maimonides Medical Center 
Infrastructure upgrade and regulatory compliance framework

Physician Micro Systems 
Appliance-based delivery of remote support software

Sisters of Mercy Health System 
Desktop management security system

Specially for Children 
PC-based electronic medical records system

Sutter Health 
WAN optimization

Uniprise 
Call center resolution project

Virginia Hospital Center 
Communications security solution

INSURANCE
Guardian Life Insurance 
SOA initiative

Transamerica Life Insurance 
SOA initiative

MANUFACTURING
Imperial Chemical Industries 
Vulnerability management initiative for regulatory compliance

Spectra-Physics 
Business performance management solution

York International 
Document management system

MEDIA
Discovery Communications 
Digital asset management solution

Socrates Media 
Web analytics

ViewSonic 
ERP consolidation and b-to-b integration

PHARMACEUTICALS
Iconix Pharmaceuticals 
AJAX-enabled drug information database

Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals 
Data management and integrated telecom solution

RETAIL
eBay 
Web services platform

Kodak EasyShare Gallery 
Clustered storage solution

OfficeMax 
Communications security solution

RETAIL, CONT.

Overstock.com 
Data management system

Pep Boys Automotive 
Voice directed distribution system

West Edmonton Mall/Triple Five Group of Companies 
Wi-Fi system implementation

SECURITY
Layer 7 Technologies 
Web-services security implementation

SERVICES
Aliant 
Knowledge base redesign

American Water 
Network security solution

BEA Systems 
SOA initiative

Federal Express 
Advanced Notice SM communications tool

First Data Card Issuing Services 
Strategic Communications Solution document management application

Harris Interactive 
Web/telecom integration project

IGT 
Storage and infrastructure re-engineering

Imprivata 
Identity management solution

Manpower 
IT governance solution

Mold-Masters 
Business intelligence solution

Randstad North America 
Business process optimization

Service Integrity 
SOA initiative

UNICCO Service 
Employee portal and dashboard projects

Viacore 
Business management system

WeatherBug 
Content delivery and data management solutions

SPORTS
Major League Baseball 
MLB.com/Web portal

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Avaya 
Systems integration and business services

BT Group 
Converged multi-service network

Equant 
End-to-end financial management system

MCI 
Integrated management platform for advanced communications technologies

Motorola 
Digital Six Sigma integrated management system

Redback Networks 
Broadband rollout for PowerCom Network Hong Kong

SBC Communications 
Portfolio infrastructure management project

Sprint 
Clustered storage solution

Swisscom Mobile 
Business services management solution

VCom 
Wireless solution using UHF frequencies

Vodafone 
Supply management solution

TRANSPORTATION
Con-Way Transportation Services 
Infrastructure integration project

GE Transportation 
Web services initiative

Kansas Department of Transportation 
Records and workflow management framework 

Wheels 
Web-based fleet management optimization

TRAVEL/HOSPITALITY
Aeroplan 
SOA initiative

American Express Business Travel 
TravelBahnSM Gateway

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide 
SOA initiative

UTILITIES
Essent Energie 
Gas optimization/management system

Public Service & Gas Co.  
Wireless communications system

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