CARLSBAD, Calif., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Life Technologies
LIFE) has been honored by IDG’s CIO magazine as a part
of the 2011
CIO 100, an annual award program that recognizes organizations
around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational
and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).
As an innovative life science company, Life Technologies has
been a pioneer in the use of mobile computing platforms for
business intelligence and has been recognized globally in the
Wall Street Journal, the
New York Times and
ComputerWorld for its mobility applications, including Roambi software by MeLLmo LLC.
Life Technologies has implemented a broad-reaching program for
improving employee collaboration, communications and productivity
through internal social networking applications that improve
communications among more than 160 locations around the world. In
addition, the company has installed video conferencing
(tele-presence) suites at 30 global sites, saving more than a
million dollars a year in travel expenses.
CIO magazine identifies and honors 100 organizations that
have distinguished themselves by creating business value through
the effective and innovative use of IT. Other honorees include
Advanced Micro Devices, the GAP, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals
USA and NBC News.
“This recognition showcases how finding a better way to serve