InformationWeek 500: How We Selected The Companies On Our List

Sep 14, 2009 (08:09 PM EDT)

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To be ranked in the InformationWeek 500, companies with revenue of $250 million or more must complete a rigorous application on their technology strategies. The process includes quantitative and qualitative assessments of business tech innovation.

Completed applications are reviewed by a panel of InformationWeek editors, who determine the ranking. The data is aggregated for all 500 companies and by industry; individual company data isn't disclosed without permission.

The 2010 InformationWeek 500 application period will open in January. Your company can pre-register for next year, so you'll be alerted when the period opens. For more information, please visit the InformationWeek 500 Resource Center. Send questions pertaining to the process to

The 2009 InformationWeek 500 Analytics Report, which includes extensive data and analysis from the survey, can be downloaded from here.

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