HUD No. 07-106
July 13, 2007
HUD EARNS COMPUTERWORLD 2007 LAUREATE AWARD
HUD develops strategic agenda with vision for business transformation in 21st century
Washington � U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it has been recognized as a recipient of the prestigious Laureate Award by the Computerworld Honors Program. HUD earned the honor by greatly improving the HUD IT infrastructure.
Each year members of the Computerworld Honors Chairmen's Committee, a group of 100 Chairmen and CEOs from leading global IT companies, submit nominations for organizations they feel demonstrated extraordinary use of information technology.
"Earning this distinguished award is affirmation that HUD has not only developed the right IT roadmap, but we are executing the plan in a manner that produces tangible, immediate benefits for the Agency and the people that HUD serves," explained Lisa Schlosser, HUD's chief information officer.
Other CIO awards include:
- 2007 Executive Leadership Award for Information Resources Management from the Association for Federal Information Resource Management (AFFIRM)
- Computerworld Laureate 2007 for HUD infrastructure
- GCN and IRMCO Awards for Enterprise Income Verification (EIV)
- HUD received an A+ on the 2006 Annual Federal Information Management Act (FISMA) Report Card
- CISO 2007 "Federal 100" by Federal Computer Week as one of the top 100 IT executives in government.
HUD is the nation's housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation's fair housing laws. More information about HUD and its programs is available on the Internet and espanol.hud.gov.