CSC Recognized by Special Libraries Association for Management Excellence
News Release -- May 17, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 17 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has been recognized by the Business & Finance Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) as the winner of the tenth annual Centers of Excellence Awards. CSC’s ResearchNetwork is being recognized in the Management category for excellence in organizational awareness, positioning and relationship building. The ResearchNetwork is part of CSC’s Office of Innovation and strategically partners with teams across the enterprise.
“I am extremely proud of everything my team has accomplished at CSC and this award is an excellent validation of the market and competitive intelligence the group brings to the table every day,” states Sue Cronizer, director, ResearchNetwork. “Our goal is to be relevant to the business by acting as a strategic partner so we can intimately understand the actionable intelligence needs of the organization.”
The ResearchNetwork is CSC’s market and competitive intelligence research team that improves business acumen helping CSC win business, achieve its goals and effectively compete in our industry. From data to information to analysis and intelligence, the analysts and researchers in the ResearchNetwork provide actionable intelligence across the full spectrum of CSC internal and external activities.
“Innovation is a key part of delivering actual business results to our clients,” says R. Lemuel Lasher, CSC’s chief innovation officer and president of the Global Business Solutions Group. “The ResearchNetwork supports this need by delivering practical, results-driven research and intelligence that cuts across the organization and brings internal and external knowledge into everything they deliver to our employees.”
The SLA Business & Finance Division's Center of Excellence Award serves to recognize quality as a priority for the successful management and delivery of information. The awards take their inspiration from the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards, which are given annually to U.S. organizations to recognize and promote quality as a critical part of innovation and competitiveness. The Center of Excellence Awards, like the Baldrige Award, recognize customer-focused service, technology and leadership efforts in the framework of an organization dedicated to the gathering, analysis and dissemination of information.
The Center of Excellence Awards will be officially presented at the 2011 SLA Conference in Philadelphia, Pa. The presentation of the awards will occur on June 13, 2011, at the SLA Business & Finance Division Awards Ceremony & Reception.
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. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2011). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 93,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.