CSC’s Claire Flanagan Recognized with Jive Champion Award At Jiveworld10
News Release -- September 17, 2010
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 17 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that Claire Flanagan, director with CSC’s Knowledge Program, has been awarded a Jive Champion Award at JiveWorld10, held September 14-16 at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco. The honor recognizes Flanagan’s successful efforts in communicating the value of Jive and social business software externally to the market, and promoting Jive internally within CSC. CSC was a Platinum sponsor of JiveWorld10, the social business event of the year, where Flanagan delivered a session about building a social business strategy.
“We’re thrilled to have CSC, one of our premiere partners, sponsor our most important event of the year, and to honor Claire for her outstanding efforts leveraging Jive,” said Bill Fitzgerald, senior director, Jive Worldwide Alliances. “Their participation reflects the joint momentum and value we are delivering to our customers so they achieve breakthrough results.”
CSC and Jive announced a joint effort in June to enable clients to engage partners, customers, and employees using the tools and techniques of social media by leveraging the Jive platform. CSC has seen its internal business social networking initiative built on the Jive platform, C3 (Connect. Communicate. Collaborate.), exceed 50,000 active participants. In July, CSC launched the CSC Meaningful Use Community, the first open and interactive online community for healthcare providers seeking to achieve meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR), powered by Jive. The community leverages Jive to provide an open forum for healthcare professionals to learn, connect and share guidance with others who have successfully implemented meaningful use of EHRs. To visit the CSC meaningful Use Community visit: https://community.csc.com/community/meaningful_use.
"CSC's global scale and experience in successfully delivering focused solutions to complex problems with Jive's market leading products allows our clients to reach their business objectives faster,” said Jim Cook, president, Business Solutions and Services, CSC. “Creating communities and facilitating deeper levels of engagement across our client's customers, employees, and partners gives them a competitive edge that we are thrilled to help them achieve."
JiveWorld10 will feature Dr. Andrew McAfee, MIT Sloan School of Management; Chris Fletcher, Research Director of Gartner; Michael Copeland, Senior Writer of FORTUNE; and Tony Uphoff, CEO of UBM TechWeb. In addition, there will be speakers from Alcatel-Lucent, Charles Schwab, CSC, EMC, Intel, Mattel, McAfee, Premier Farnell and SAP. Special guest appearances include Martin Cooper, inventor of the handheld mobile phone; Charlie Todd, Founder of Improv Everywhere; and Rives, Champion Slam Poet.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 95,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 2, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.