Casa Editorial El Tiempo Honored for Best IT Solution
Unisys Hermes Solution recognized for expected ROI in converging media
BLUE BELL, Pa., April 3, 2006 – Casa Editorial El Tiempo (CEET) received Computerworld Colombia’s “Best IT Solution for 2005” award. The award recognized CEET’s implementation of the Unisys Hermes editorial solution, which enabled the media company to realize positive impacts in investment, operation, customer service and marketing, as well as technical excellence, according to Computerworld Colombia.
The Hermes solution provides one platform for content generation, management and delivery across CEET’s various news outlets, including newspapers, magazines and Internet, and in the future, mobile devices and televisions. It enables improved efficiencies through one integrated platform to produce, distribute and better manage content via multiple applications and channels.
Hermes is part of the Unisys Media Ensemble suite of solutions, which helps media companies secure their business operations and reach the next levels of information delivery, multimedia content management and customer service. Unisys provides the tools for media companies transitioning to digital publishing and distributing content through multiple formats – supplying news to consumers how and when they want it.
“Congratulations to El Tiempo,” said Mark Wasserman, partner, Unisys Global Media. “This prestigious award is a testament to the company’s understanding of the transformation that is currently taking place within the publishing industry. To meet readers’ demands for immediate and engaging content while managing costs, publishers are moving to digital multi-purposing systems that provide efficient editorial solutions for creating and managing converged media.“
The CEET media company groups a portfolio of products in which El Tiempo, the main one, is the most influential national coverage newspaper with a daily circulation of approximately 285,000 copies; three regional newspapers with circulation twice a week; Portafolio, the country’s leading newspaper in Finance; Diario Hoy, a local newspaper for Bogotá; City TV, a TV station in Bogotá; Multirevistas, a magazine editing company oriented to multiple markets; Circulo de Lectores, a catalog book sales club that covers the market in Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela; the Internet portal eltiempo.com, the most visited media site in Colombia, in addition to commercial printing plants, cable TV and database marketing.
Computerworld is a business unit of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading technology media, research and events company. A privately held company, IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers, including Bio-IT World, CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Network World and PC World. The company features the largest network of technology-specific Web sites, with more than 400 around the world. IDG is also a leading producer of more than 170 computer-related events worldwide, including LinuxWorld Conference & Expo(R), Macworld Conference & Expo, DEMO® and IDC Directions. IDC provides global market research and advice through offices in 50 countries. Company information is available at idg.com.
Computerworld Colombia, a licensee from IDG, has been published for over 16 years, making it the first and best known IT magazine in Colombia. Among the initiatives that Computerworld Colombia has undertaken in supporting IT technology, is the Award to the Best IT Solution; the most important technology award, given to enterprises that shine out for their IT implementations for the benefit of the country.
About Unisys in Media
Unisys Media Ensemble solutions, complemented with systems integration, consulting, and 3D Visible Enterprise methodology, enable media companies to reach the next generation of workflow automation, information delivery, content management and customer service while maintaining the utmost integrity of their operations. With more than 31 years of experience partnering with publishers to meet their dynamic business challenges, Unisys is a leader in the publishing market. Today more than 25,000 journalists at 225 newspapers in 18 countries rely on Unisys media solutions. Unisys has implemented solutions for leading newspapers and magazines in Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia such as The Wall Street Journal (United States), El Pais (Spain), O Estado de S. Paulo (Brazil), Editora Abril (Brazil) and Le Monde (France). For more information, see unisys.com/media.
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