New Online Community Will Help IT Executives Enable New Models for Work
UBM TechWeb's Future of Work Enabled will focus on how to leverage technologies such as social media, mobile computing, and cloud services.
NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb and UBM DeusM today launched Future of Work Enabled, an online community for chief information officers, other senior IT executives, and the business unit leaders who are deeply involved in technology initiatives that will support organizational changes in how corporations and individual employees successfully get work done in an era of globalization, universal connectivity, and a workforce born in the digital age.
The site is a leading provider of information and analysis on the future of work amid changes brought on by the convergence of multiple technology and social forces. It is a community that engages insightful voices and opinions to shed light on the important issues surrounding the impact of technology on work, and a vehicle for IT executives and their partners to seek the advice and guidance of their peers. Daily blogs and busy message boards will be complemented by regular live chats and Webcasts about technical, managerial, and cultural issues that engage enterprise professionals implementing mobile strategies, big-data initiatives, social media conversations, and work by employees and external business partners around the world.
Experienced technology journalist James Connolly was named editor in chief. In an almost 30-year career as a technology journalist, he has written about the use of technology at the enterprise level, IT management, and emerging technologies. His experience includes work with The IT Services Site, TechTarget, Mass High Tech, and Computerworld.
"This site isn't just about technology, but how tech is changing the very culture of the corporate world. This is a community where we invite our members and expert writers to share ideas, opinions, experiences, and concerns," says Connolly. "No matter what challenge our members face, they know that someone else in the community has shared their experience. We are the vehicle that will pull them together."
The site is published by UBM TechWeb and UBM DeusM.
To access Future of Work Enabled visit: www.futureofworkenabled.com
About Future of Work Enabled
Founded in April 2012, Future of Work Enabled (www.futureofworkenabled.com) is an online community for C-level executives and senior IT decision makers who are responsible for implementing technologies, policies, and strategies to address the cultural, technical, and global factors that are changing the way that organizations and workforces are structured, and the way that successful organizations accomplish the work needed to meet their goals. The site features daily blogs, message boards, and live chats that will help to advance the discussion around the many issues generated by new forms of work.
About UBM DeusM
UBM DeusM (www.deusm.com) is an integrated marketing services company owned by UBM plc, targeting the fastest growing segment of the online publishing industry: business social media. The company is led by Managing Director Stephen Saunders, Min's Marketer of the Year 2010. He and the other UBM DeusM principals have built and delivered more than two dozen successful sites and online communities over the last two years. UBM DeusM's service is based on a unique platform, called Community in a Box (CiaB), which employs a structured system of proven B2B Web publishing best-practices, combined with a breakthrough integrated multimedia publishing platform ("n-Server") to enable marketers to quickly and profitably set up specialized communities for their target customers.
About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its core businesses – media solutions, marketing services, and professional information – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands, applications, and services in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs, IT and IT support managers, Web and digital professionals, software and game developers, government decision makers, and telecom providers) actively participate in UBM TechWeb's communities. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; large-scale online networks such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Gamasutra; research, training, and certification services, including HDI, Pyramid Research, and InformationWeek Analytics; and market-leading magazines such as InformationWeek and Wall Street & Technology. UBM TechWeb is part of UBM plc, a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.
About UBM plc
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, and in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com
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