Cleveland Airport System Recognized by CIO MAGAZINE
Cleveland, June 12, 2013 – IDG’s CIO Magazine announced the Cleveland Airport System (CAS) as a recipient of the 2013 CIO 100. The 26th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).
“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from CIO Magazine,” said Airport Director Ricky Smith. “CAS’ IT Division and its Chief, Mark Hogan along with the Planning and Engineering Division, were instrumental in our receiving this award for their work on the Converged Communications project.”
As part of the Converged Communications project, the airport will be installing a new Flight Information Display System and Baggage Information Display System (FIDS/BIDS) throughout ticketing, baggage claim and the four concourses at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) displaying all flight arrival and departure information. The project also includes adding a Public Announcement (PA) system which will allow pages to be made in zones, and will provide visual messaging on more than 185 displays throughout CLE to assist the visually impaired.
"For 26 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honored the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value," said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine & events. "Our 2013 winners are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage."
Executives from the winning companies will be recognized at the CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony, to be held Tuesday evening, Aug. 13th at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Cleveland Airport System which includes Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Burke Lakefront Airport (BKL) is part of the City of Cleveland’s Department of Port Control.