The 2015 CIO 100 Winners: This year, IT executives mean business

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Learn about the 2015 CIO 100 Award recipients and their winning projects with this interactive chart. Click on the company name to get more details, such as a description of the winning project (including the innovations and business results), the general business goal, the types of technologies used and more company information.
Project descriptions by Mitch Betts, Rich Hein, Maryfran Johnson, Ed Murray, Dan Muse, Linda Rosencrance and Al Sacco. Fact-checking by Lauren Brousell and Mitch Betts. Publication date: Aug. 1, 2015.
Company Location Industry Revenue (2014) Project Type Business Function Business Goal CIO
DTZ Chicago, Ill. Real Estate Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Asset Management or Maintenance Operational Impact Adam Stanley
Yale New Haven Health Services Corp. New Haven, Conn. Healthcare $3.3 billion Videoconferencing or Telepresence New Product or Market Operational Impact Daniel Barchi
Verizon Consumer and Mass Business Basking Ridge, N.J. Telecommunications $127.08 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Sales Customer Impact Mahmoud El-Assir
State of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah Government $12.89 billion Content or Document Management Accounting and Finance Operational Impact Mark Van Orden
State of Indiana Indianapolis, Ind. Government $15.2 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Asset Management or Maintenance Financial Impact Paul Baltzell
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Kansas City, Mo. Legal Security Technologies Marketing Security, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management John Anderson
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. San Francisco, Calif. Utilities $17.09 billion Collaboration Tools IT Operations Customer Impact Karen Austin
Johnson Controls Inc. Milwaukee, Wis. Manufacturing $42.83 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Customer Service or Support Customer Impact Sheryl Haislet
Heartland Express Inc. North Liberty, Iowa Transportation $871 million Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Accounting and Finance Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Eric Eickman
Colorado Department of State Denver, Colo. Government $21 million Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Asset Management or Maintenance Customer Impact Trevor Timmons
City of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa. Government $3.8 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Research and Development Societal Impact Adel Ebeid
City and County of San Francisco San Francisco, Calif. Government $7.92 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics New Product or Market Operational Impact Miguel Gamino
ARI Mount Laurel, N.J. Transportation Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Human Resources Financial Impact Steve Haindl
The University of Chicago Medicine Chicago, Ill. Healthcare Collaboration Tools Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Eric Yablonka
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia Tallinn, Estonia Government Business Intelligence or Data Analytics New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Taavi Kotka
Access Health CT Hartford, Conn. Government Cloud Computing Services or Software as a Service (SaaS) New Product or Market Customer Impact Peter Nichol
Whirlpool Corp. Benton Harbor, Mich. Manufacturing $19.87 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics New Product or Market Customer Impact Michael Heim
Wagner Logistics North Kansas City, Mo. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution Mobile or Wireless Supply Chain or Logistics Customer Impact Joseph Johnson
VTM Group Beaverton, Ore. Business or Management Services Collaboration Tools New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Travis Luckey
Verizon Wireless Basking Ridge, N.J. Telecommunications $87.6 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Sales Customer Impact Shankar Arumugavelu
Universal Weather & Aviation Inc. Houston, Texas Aerospace or Defense Contractor Collaboration Tools New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Dee Waddell
U.S. Department of State Washington, D.C. Government $48.0 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Asset Management or Maintenance Operational Impact Cecilia Coates
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. Government $60.0 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Financial Impact Luke McCormack
U.S. Air Force, District of Washington, 844th Communications Group Joint Base Andrews, Md. Government $14.513 billion Databases or Data Warehouse Asset Management or Maintenance Operational Impact Bradley Barnhart
Turner Industries Group LLC Baton Rouge, La. Construction Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Customer Service or Support Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Stephen Toups
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. Torrance, Calif. Transportation $249.34 billion Mobile or Wireless Inventory Management Customer Impact Zack Hicks
TIAA-CREF New York, N.Y. Financial Services $33.8 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Marketing Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Rahul Merchant
The World Bank Group Washington, D.C. Nonprofit Mobile or Wireless Human Resources Operational Impact Stephanie von Friedeburg
The Vanguard Group Inc. Malvern, Pa. Financial Services Customer Service or Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Customer Service or Support Customer Impact John Marcante
The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, N.Y. Nonprofit $326 million Mobile or Wireless Sales Customer Impact Jeffrey S. Spar
The Kroger Co. Cincinnati, Ohio Retail, Wholesale or Distribution $98.4 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Supply Chain or Logistics Operational Impact Chris Hjelm
The George Washington University Washington, D.C. Education or Nonprofit Research and Development Societal Impact David Steinour
The Coca-Cola Co. Atlanta, Ga. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution $46.0 billion Videoconferencing or Telepresence New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Ed Steinike
The Clorox Co. Oakland, Calif. Manufacturing $5.59 billion Databases or Data Warehouse Supply Chain or Logistics Operational Impact Manjit Singh
The Boeing Co. Chicago, Ill. Aerospace or Defense Contractor $86.6 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Marketing Customer Impact Ted Colbert
The AES Corp. Arlington, Va. Utilities $90.76 billion Collaboration Tools Research and Development Operational Impact Elizabeth Hackenson
Synchrony Financial Stamford, Conn. Financial Services $12.73 billion Mobile or Wireless New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Carol Juel
SunTrust Banks Inc. Atlanta, Ga. Financial Services $8.71 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Sales Customer Impact Anil Cheriyan
SquareTwo Financial Denver, Colo. Financial Services $247 million Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Customer Impact William A. Weeks
Southwest Airlines Co. Dallas, Texas Hospitality, Travel and Leisure $18.61 billion Databases or Data Warehouse New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Randy Sloan
Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. Memphis, Tenn. Insurance Databases or Data Warehouse Sales Customer Impact Jason Landrum
Rockford Health System Rockford, Ill. Healthcare Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Accounting and Finance Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Dennis L'Heureux
RainTree Oncology Services San Diego, Calif. Healthcare Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Research and Development Societal Impact Scott Skellenger
PSCU Inc. St. Petersburg, Fla. Financial Services Cloud Computing Services or Software as a Service (SaaS) New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Sam Esfahani
Progressive Insurance Mayfield Village, Ohio Insurance $19.39 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Research and Development Operational Impact Raymond Voelker
PPG Architectural Coatings Pittsburgh, Pa. Manufacturing $15.36 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Marketing Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Werner Baer
Parsons Corp. Pasadena, Calif. Transportation Business Intelligence or Data Analytics New Product or Market Societal Impact Scott Carl
Owens Corning Toledo, Ohio Manufacturing $5.28 billion Supply Chain or Logistics Supply Chain or Logistics Customer Impact Steven Zerby
Oregon Mutual Insurance Co. McMinnville, Ore. Insurance Mobile or Wireless Operational Impact Bryan Fowler
New Jersey Turnpike Authority Woodbridge, N.J. Government $1.624 billion Business Process Management Asset Management or Maintenance Operational Impact Barry M. Pelletteri
Monsanto Co. St. Louis, Mo. Agriculture $15.855 billion Mobile or Wireless Research and Development Operational Impact James Swanson
Metro Health Hospital Wyoming, Mich. Healthcare Virtualization IT Operations Operational Impact William (Bill) Lewkowski
Mercy Health Cincinnati, Ohio Healthcare Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Rebecca Sykes
Marriott International Inc. Bethesda, Md. Hospitality, Travel and Leisure $13.8 billion Content or Document Management New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Bruce Hoffmeister
Maersk Line A/S Copenhagen, Denmark Transportation Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Asset Management or Maintenance Operational Impact Robin Johnson
LPL Financial Boston, Mass. Financial Services $4.37 billion Collaboration Tools Marketing Customer Impact Victor Fetter
Land O'Lakes Inc. Arden Hills, Minn. Agriculture $14.97 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Supply Chain or Logistics Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Michael Macrie
Kindred Healthcare Inc. Louisville, Ky. Healthcare $5.028 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Charles Wardrip
Kennametal Inc. Latrobe, Pa. Manufacturing $2.84 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics New Product or Market Customer Impact Steven Hanna
Kaiser Permanente Oakland, Calif. Healthcare $56.4 billion Supply Chain or Logistics Marketing Customer Impact Dick Daniels
JetBlue Airways Corp. Long Island City, N.Y. Hospitality, Travel and Leisure $5.82 billion Business Process Management New Product or Market Customer Impact Eash Sundaram
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, Calif. Government $1.6 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Research and Development Operational Impact James Rinaldi
Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems Inc. Manasquan, N.J. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution Databases or Data Warehouse Supply Chain or Logistics Financial Impact Scott Scherer
IBM Armonk, N.Y. Computer Software $92.79 billion Mobile or Wireless Operational Impact Jeff Smith
Hilton Worldwide Inc. McLean, Va. Hospitality, Travel and Leisure $10.5 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Bill Murphy
Hearst Newspapers New York, N.Y. Media Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Accounting and Finance Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Michael Fogel
HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co. Mumbai, India Insurance $1.946 billion Collaboration Tools Sales Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Thomson Thomas
Harry Rosen Inc. Toronto, Ontario Retail, Wholesale or Distribution Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Marketing Customer Impact Stephen Jackson
Harley-Davidson Inc. Milwaukee, Wis. Manufacturing $6.23 billion Cloud Computing Services or Software as a Service (SaaS) Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Dave Cotteleer
General Motors Co. Detroit, Mich. Manufacturing $155.93 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Manufacturing Customer Impact Randy Mott
Freescale Semiconductor Inc. Austin, Texas Manufacturing $4.63 billion Enterprise Architecture Human Resources Societal Impact Karen Rapp
FedEx Corp. Memphis, Tenn. Transportation $45.567 billion Enterprise Architecture Operational Impact Robert Carter
Federal Communications Commission Washington, D.C. Telecommunications $339 million Cloud Computing Services or Software as a Service (SaaS) Order Processing or Fulfillment Societal Impact David Bray
Enterprise Integration Jacksonville, Fla. Business or Management Services Business Intelligence or Data Analytics IT Operations Financial Impact Kevin Batchelor
Eli Lilly and Co. Indianapolis, Ind. Healthcare $19.62 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Research and Development Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Ina Kamenz
Eaton Corp. Dublin, Ireland Manufacturing $22.55 billion Collaboration Tools Accounting and Finance Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage William Blausey
E. & J. Gallo Winery Modesto, Calif. Manufacturing Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Supply Chain or Logistics Operational Impact Tom Smith
Discover Financial Services Riverwoods, Ill. Financial Services $9.61 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics New Product or Market Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Glenn Schneider
DHL Express Americas Plantation, Fla. Transportation Business Process Management Supply Chain or Logistics Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Pablo Ciano
Dell Inc. Round Rock, Texas Computer Hardware Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Marketing Customer Impact Paul J. Walsh
CVS Health Corp. Woonsocket, R.I. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution $139.37 billion Business Process Management New Product or Market Customer Impact Stephen Gold
CUNA Mutual Group Madison, Wis. Insurance Mobile or Wireless New Product or Market Customer Impact Tim Peterson
Crawford & Company Atlanta, Ga. Insurance $1.22 billion Business Process Management Order Processing or Fulfillment Operational Impact Brian Flynn
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. Teaneck, N.J. Computer Software $10.26 billion Security Technologies Accounting and Finance Operational Impact Vishnu Potty
City of Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Government $2.184 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Operational Impact Usha Mohan
Cisco Systems Inc. San Jose, Calif. Telecommunications $47.14 billion Business Process Management Accounting and Finance Operational Impact Kin-Ching Wu
Celgene Corp. Summit, N.J. Healthcare $7.67 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Accounting and Finance Operational Impact Richard Williams
Celestica Inc. Toronto, Ontario Manufacturing $5.63 billion Collaboration Tools IT Operations Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Arpad Hevizi
Cancer Treatment Centers of America Schaumburg, Ill. Healthcare Databases or Data Warehouse Customer Impact Kristin Darby
Brady Corp. Milwaukee, Wis. Manufacturing $1.23 billion New Product or Market Financial Impact Bentley Curran
Boston Heart Diagnostics Corp. Framingham, Mass. Healthcare Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Marketing Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Mitchell Hansen
Avnet Inc. Phoenix, Ariz. Retail, Wholesale or Distribution $27.5 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Sales Customer Impact Steve Phillips
AT&T Inc. Dallas, Texas Telecommunications $132.45 billion Business Process Management Inventory Management Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Pam Parisian
Arizona Department of Education Phoenix, Ariz. Education or Nonprofit $12 million Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Accounting and Finance Societal Impact Mark Masterson
American Cancer Society Atlanta, Ga. Healthcare Mobile or Wireless Accounting and Finance Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Jay Ferro
Amalgamated Security Services Ltd., Geographic Information Systems Unit Tunapuna, Trinidad & Tobago Business or Management Services $1 million Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Human Resources Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Ewart DeNoon
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Washington, D.C. Legal Business Process Management Order Processing or Fulfillment Financial Impact Scott Bravi
AIG Travel Houston, Texas Insurance $68.7 billion Enterprise Architecture Research and Development Strategic Impact or Competitive Advantage Ellison Scudder
AECOM Los Angeles, Calif. Construction $19.5 billion Business Intelligence or Data Analytics Sales Operational Impact Thomas Peck
Accenture Dublin, Ireland Business or Management Services $31.87 billion Collaboration Tools Human Resources Operational Impact Andrew Wilson
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